Interior colors from the nature observers perspective / Sisustusvärit luonnontarkkailijan näkökulmasta

Interior colors from the nature observers perspective / Sisustusvärit luonnontarkkailijan näkökulmasta

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Retreat of mind at home -invite calm into your home

Retreat of mind at home -invite calm into your home

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..

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..