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Regards from NYC

08 Jan 2012 / in Features, Hanna Sarén

Some images from Lady Gaga window displays at Barneys New York. “Barneys New York is proud to donate 25% of sales from all items in Gaga’s workshop to the Born This Way Foundation, dedicated to empowering youth and inspiring bravery.” Cool thing to do! Please note that Gaga’s Boudoir display was made of hair … [...]

Posing with White Moment

13 Sep 2011 / in Features, Hanna Sarén

Our collaboration with White Moment brand continues: Mr. J (aka Jussi) is posing here in their SS12 cataloque, with snow board pros Heikki Sorsa, Niki Korpela, Eero Ettala, Ronni Turpeinen and Vesa “Vekku” Nissinen. Photos by Peke Eloranta; styles by Nessi Hovi.

Yohji Yamamoto

28 Mar 2011 / in Features

Greetings from London! Victoria & Albert Museum in London has opened exhibition celebrating the work of Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. The exhibition includes key pieces from his womenswear and menswear collections from several decades and also including his collaboration with Adidas under Y3 label. Visitors are given a chance to study designs very close [...]

The Interview: Hisashi Tokyuyoshi and Fumie Shimoji

08 Nov 2010 / in Features, Hanna Sarén, The Interviews

Welcome to our interview session #3. Today I am interviewing Hisashi Tokyuyoshi and Fumie Shimoji behind édition Paumes, Japan. They visit Helsinki to make a book called “Finland Family Style”. And they visit our home too.

The Interview: Daniela Talvitie

03 Oct 2010 / in Features, Main, The Interviews

Hanna interviews Daniela Talvitie, fashion photographer. Through the interpretation of Daniela Talvitie, a Brazilian fashion photographer, Fashion Photo Helsinki presents the audience with the hottest Finnish Fashion. By mixing fashion with familiar urban spaces, the exhibition creates new world views in presenting top Finnish designers. The Fashion Photo Helsinki exhibition premiered within the distinguished walls [...]


03 Oct 2010 / in Features, Jaakko Niemelä, Main

Greetings from London! Paramount is a bar and restaurant on the top floors of the Centre Point building in London. It originally opened for members only, but recently, tough times in the restaurant business have forced it to allow non-members as well. Paramount was designed by Tom Dixon and his style is well-suited to the [...]

The Interview: Kari Korkman

14 Jul 2010 / in Features, Main, The Interviews

Kari Korkman talks to us about the past, present and future of Helsinki Design Week. Mr. Korkman, M.Sc. (Econ) is a design producer and the founder and director of Helsinki Design Week. This city-wide event, encompassing design, architecture and fashion, was first organised in 2005 and has evolved into a real phenomenon. Helsinki Design Week [...]

Ovetto: R2-D2 Recycles

14 Jul 2010 / in Features, Jaakko Niemelä

One hot day this summer I was walking in Chelsea and spotted a fun and colourful Ovetto recycling bin in a shop window. Although not claiming to be the most eco-friendly of people, I ordered one for myself. I am a bit ashamed to say that I am using this cheerful cone to store magazines [...]

Somerset House on Strand

14 Jul 2010 / in Features, Jaakko Niemelä

Somerset House on Strand is one of the London venues taking full advantage of the seasonal events. Their traditional Tiffany sponsored ice rink during Christmas period is a great place to visit even if you do not fancy making a fool of yourself on ice. The winter bar is a safe spot to snigger at [...]

Richard Serra’s To Lift, Observed

12 Jul 2010 / in Features, Main, Niko Luoma

There it was. Richard Serra’s ground-breaking sculpture, ”To lift”, 1967. Vulcanized rubber, measuring 91.4cm by 200cm by 152.4 cm. A long awaited encounter with the master piece, I realized that this has to be the MOMA, New York City. I am completely hypnotized by Serra’s unique style of using non-traditional material, like vulcanized rubber, which [...]