Pimp my Ikea!

Pictures: Google image search Source: Elle Decor, DeZeen The iconic Ikea Frakta-bag is getting a facelift. The magic bag where you can fit almost everything is getting a makeover by Danish design brand HAY. To be launched in 2017, the stylish grey and moss green tote can be yours for the affordable price of 0,99€. Packing …

Long live the 50’s!

photos: Hagelstam & Co Yesterday Hagelstam & Co had their Modern auction in Helsinki. There were a lot of beautiful classics from the 50’s. Some of them were limited editions and were bid for way over asking price. Here a some of our favourites. A beautiful cabinet with wallpaper by Josef Frank. Estimated price 2000 €, …

Responsible decorating

Photo: Google image search This week, in addition to Habitare,  we’ve attended ID Helsinki as well. A lot of food for thought! We had the pleasure of listening to seminars by Kinnarps and Sitra to name a few. Kinnarps is an interesting company manufacturing furniture mostly for business environments, who has put a lot of …

Murano Venini lighting

Right now we are loving Murano Venini glass a little extra. Here’s a focus on the Venini Balloton lamps. In Helsinki you can find these beauties at Helena Orava Design Projects on Tehtaankatu.     Photo Venini The Balloton lamps, 2014, and the optical illusion. In this design a metal mold is used to blow the hand …