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..
The story of the Bonden home textiles, made of Finnish lamb wool, was on show at the Haltia Nature Centre's winter exhibition from the 9th of December to the February 2nd. Haltia gallery premises offered an inherent and interactive venue for evaluating our relationship to nature and the importance it has on our choices.’’Respect for nature was the premise for the ecologically and ethically produced textile collection’’, says Kati Hienonen, designer of the Bonden collection. From material choices..
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..
When we started to build our vacation home, a key issue was sustainability. How to make an energy efficient, healthy and timeless wooden house that could be habited by our family year around? Geothermal heating to keep suitable warmth indoors and solar panelling to heat the water were options to make the living more comfortable. We wanted to find silence and architecture that empowers our relationship towards nature. We were thinki..
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. ..