Bonden at Schirin's home in Bremen

Bonden at Schirin's home in Bremen

Bonden at home of Schmassonen's interior blog:  decorate with soft minimalism and with the sense of Nordic wellness, photos Schirin / SchmasonnenI had a chance to visit the home of German blogger, Schirin / Schmasonnen​ in  Bremen.  Schirin and her husband have made a beautiful home, which is a sophisticated dialog between using natural materials and decorating with an unclomplicated and ageless style. Their home was truly decorated to be a sustainable with a sense of wellness. De..

Bonden X Adagio blog

Bonden X Adagio blog

I got to know Thais Fk, an Italian photographer, recipe developer, blogger, traveller and sustainable living enthusiastic just by a coincidence. Read an interesting article about her way to live more sustainable and simpler life and her experiences of Bonden on Adagio blog. ..

Bonden has been selected one of the most inspiring Finnish interior design brands by Business Finland

Bonden has been selected one of the most inspiring Finnish interior design brands by Business Finland

For us Finns, design comes almost as a second nature. Kindergartens and schools have furniture from  Artek and Iittala tableware is a common household item. In the Helsinki airport design can be holistically experienced for example in the form of birdsong in the sanitary areas. On the contrary, design can be consumed in the form of service in digital space.MarkkuWilenius , visionar and professor of Future studies in Turku University Business Schoo..

Nordic wabi-sabi at Raw/Raaka -exhibition during Helsinki Design Week

Nordic wabi-sabi at Raw/Raaka -exhibition during Helsinki Design Week

During Helsinki Design Week RAW/RAAKA -exhibition (5-8th September, 18) presented  the most authentic, imperfect and incomplete designs of various Finnish brands and different designers inspired Japanese wabi-sabi. “Wabi-sabi is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. It is a beauty of things modest and humble. It is a beauty of things unconventional”, says Author Leonard Koren; Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers.The idea of wabi-sabi is not far-fet..

Bondenliving in Finnish Form exhibition at London Design Fair

Bondenliving in Finnish Form exhibition at London Design Fair

Bondenliving participated to London Design Fair / Finnish Form exhibition last week. It was was curated Finland’s 100 year anniversary selection of Finnish brands such as Adea, Artek, Bondenliving, IVALO, Iittala, Katriina Nuutinen, Himmee, Made by Choice, Secto Design and POIAT, curated by London based ALVAR magazine. The idea of Finnish Form was to present the way we live our lives where trends are not what&n..

Simple life in holiday home  -R & D department of Bondenliving

Simple life in holiday home -R & D department of Bondenliving

Now, when the holiday season is over and the days are getting shorter I would like to share the most inspiring moments from my holiday home last summer.  There I normally do the most creative part of my work: testing materials, play with textures and colors and implement these to my everyday life. Living simple life close to the nature helps to keep in mind that nature is a limited resource. Valuing the importance of it, is a foundation of B..