Photos: Riikka KantinkoskiThe year 2022 marks Bonden’s fifth year anniversary. It still feels like yesterday, when we launched the industrially manufactured and plant-dyed Finnish lamb wool home textile collection in 2017.To celebrate the anniversary we have opened a showroom to the oceanic Telakkaranta in the trendy Punavuori district in Helsinki. As a setting Telakkaranta reflects our values, the appreciation for handicrafts and industrial tradition alongside openness towards everything new. T..
The appearance of an old quality sofa can be transformed by changing textiles. Below we have listed 7 tips on how pillows and blankets can be used to dress a favorite sofa for different atmospheres. Through the use of pillows and blankets space can be modified without the need to invest in new furniture. Besides this a wool blanket is a practical and energy-efficient solution during the winter seasons. Often properly chosen textiles are enough to transform space into a homeBonden pillows and bla..
We invite interesting people to tell about the way they decorate, live and how sustainability reflects the way of their living.Our first guest is photographer, content creator, and food developer Thais FK. On her Adagio blog, she focuses on the themes related to seasonal recipes, slow living, and sustainability. This year’s stories are related to wild foods and local tourism. Adagio in music terms means that a piece is performed at a slow tempo.Thais was born and raised in Piedmont, Italy. In th..
The thought of an own textile collection developed slowly in my mind, starting year 2005 while working on trend analysis on sustainability for companies such as Marimekko and Ikea Finland. The more I knew the more the guilty I felt about my previous work in the field of fashion and design. Six years of my designer career, while living in Hong Kong, I had put into designing kashmir and silk products, during a time (late 80’s and early 90’s) when there was no knowledge on the ethicality or ecologi..
Niliaitta by Studio Puisto Architects, photo ArchmospheresThe year 2022 marks Bonden’s fifth year anniversary. It still feels like yesterday, when we launched the industrially manufactured and plant-dyed Finnish lamb wool home textile collection in 2017.According to the luxury travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller, the new post-corona world has evoked a new conscious way of travelling. One may begin to ponder the damage caused in addition to efforts done to restore the planet. Choosing the method..