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2016年12月08日

Eero Aarnio: The father of ball chair

Aarnio's ball chair is one of the most pirated furnitures in the world. 

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At the age of 84, he is still inspirational and working hard. In this short video Eero Aarnio: The father of Ball Chair, he tells the story how he started his career. 

(photo by YIN Zi)

2016年10月17日

Ilkka Suppanen: Design is for human and environment

According to the renowned Finnish designer Ilkka Suppanen, design only makes sense when it's for human or environment. 

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In this short video Ilkka Suppanen: Design for Human and Environment, Suppanen explains his thoughts on design and humanity. 

(photo by YIN Zi)

2016年08月22日

Kukkapuro, the master of chairs

Yrjö Kukkapuro is one of the most famous designers in the world. His Karuselli chair was rated as "the most comfortable chair in the world" by The New York Times in 1970s. 

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In this short video Kukkapuro, The Master of Chairs, the master himself tells his life story in his home studio.

(photos by YIN Zi)

Nikari, a wood tale continues...

Nikari is a company established for more than half a century. It specialises on wood products made with Finnish wood by Finnish workers.

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In this short video Nikari, A Tale of Wood, the founder and carpenter Kari Virtanen tells his passion of wood.

(photos by YIN Zi)

2016年08月21日

Koroma's tips on a bigger space

As an interior architect, Hanni Koroma has her tricks to make small space bigger. 

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In this short video A Bigger Space, she explains the tips in her home studio. 

(photo from the video)

 

Lokal, the showcase of Finnish design

Lokal in central Helsinki is a store and exhibiting platform of the best of contemporary Finnish design.

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In this short video Lokal, 72% art, 28% coffee, the founder and owner of Lokal tells her inspiration behind the idea.

Studio Aalto and Aalto House

The Finnish master Alvar Aalto's old home and studio are still well preserved in Munkkiniemi area of Helsinki, Finland.

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In this short video Aalto House and Studio Aalto, the director of Aalto Foundation explains the master's idea behind the buildings.

 

(photos by YIN Zi)

 

 

2015年09月01日

The Home of Trash Design

Isa Kukkapuro-Enbom and Henrik Enbom are the founders of Trash Design.

Their beautiful country house near Helsinki of Finland is also the factory and workshop of their design experiment. 

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In this short video Trash Design: Isa and Henrik, they tell the story of their life and work. 

(photo by YIN Zi)