Eero Aarnio Exhibition at Designmuseo in April 2016

In April 2016, the most extensive overview thus far of the work and thought of designer Eero Aarnio will open at Design Museum. Aged 83, Professor and interior architect Eero Aarnio has had an exceptionally long career and is one of the internationally most widely known names in the history of modern design in Finland.Continue reading “Eero Aarnio Exhibition at Designmuseo in April 2016”

Design and Art Finland in China

FinlanDesign Home and Design & Art Management Finland have made an agreement on the distributorship of Modern Historic 1900 – Collection and Design Eero Aarnio items. Grand opening was on November 30th in Shanghai. Guys on photo: Yandie Yu, Antti J. Kallio and Penni Parviainen. Finlandesign is the portal for the promotion, understanding and expansionContinue reading “Design and Art Finland in China”

Congratulations to Björn Weckström

Kaj Franck Design Prize 2013 Björn Weckström was among the first designers to combine new materials such as acrylic with traditional precious metals. He created jewellery, among other work the renowned Space Silver collection, that was both miniature sculpture and miniature landscapes. In addition to his extensive output, mostly for the Lapponia Jewelry company, WeckströmContinue reading “Congratulations to Björn Weckström”

Making the Best of It at the Milan

At the International Furniture Fair, which ended Sunday, the Italian company Magis showed a stylized plastic puppy that is a signature of the Finnish designer Eero Aarnio. In the new version, though, it had Dalmatian-like markings. Gesturing at reinvention — and only barely at that — the speckled dog summed up the malaise haunting theContinue reading “Making the Best of It at the Milan”