Tag: nordic design

Swedish Cups 1952-1962 by Maria Larsson

design favourites of the swedish 50’s

  Speaking of Nordic design traditions, here are four of my 50’s favourites from Sweden! Over the recent years the interest for vintage design, especially from the 40’s and the 50’s, has exploded in my little country! As a former potter I’m ridiculously smitten with kitchen ware, especially cups, and I cannot help being as nostalgic as everyone …

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Unikko by Maija Isola, photo by Marimekko

marimekko – a love story

I got a lovely little parcel on my birthday earlier this week. The dots is of course a MOST suitable pattern for the founder of this blog, but the flower also reveals a sweet spot of mine called – Marimekko. Marimekko is the synonym of nordic, contemporary design at its best. Founded by Armi Ratia and her …

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