Finland's Postal Service to Offer Lawn Care — Design News

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Finland's state-owned postal service Posti is expanding into the lawn care business. Pin it. Here's your mail, now where's your lawnmower? READ MORE ».

This House in Finland is Totally Covered in Pink Crochet — Design News

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The New York City-based artist has been pushing the limits of fiber arts for years, and her latest project might be the biggest yet: an entire house in Finland has been wrapped in neon pink crochet. (Image credit: Olek ). There's yarn bombing, and then there's Olek.

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Steeply Arched Copper-Clad Chapel Design in Finland

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Under an arched framework, this astonishing chapel design in Finland finds new ways of expressing old, powerful feelings like faith. This chapel in Finland is a step in the right direction, a walk down the path of using beauty to improve function for a meaningful collection of moments.

The Scandinavians Win Again: A Smart, Flexible Housing Solution With Style — Professional Project

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Location: Helsinki, Finland. (Image credit: Photos by Krista Keltanen ). Project by: Laura Seppänen Design Agency.

VTT's CatLignin Material Could Replace Toxic Components Found in Wood Products

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A new technology known as "CatLignin" has been developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland to produce reactive lignin from pulp industry side streams to replace toxic phenol

Metsä Group Lays Foundation Stone for Bioproduct Mill in Äänekoski, Finland

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The foundation stone of Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill was laid in Äänekoski today, 12 October 2015. The event was celebrated on the construction site, which is located next to

Sleep Under the Northern Lights at this Arctic Resort — Design News

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A resort in Finland offers glass and steel domed structures that let you watch the aroras play out overhead. Pin it. Sleeping under the stars is a beautiful thing— so how about sleeping under the Northern Lights?

Kaisa & Otto's Black and White Abode in Helsinki — House Tour

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Location: Käpylä; Helsinki, Finland. Name: Kaisa and Otto. Size: 441 square feet. Years lived in: 3 years; Owned.

YIT Awarded EUR 10 Million Contract for Construction of New Business Premises in Kuopio, Finland

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YIT has signed a contract with Pohjola Insurance Ltd on the construction of a business premises project in Kuopio, Finland. The value of the contract for YIT is over EUR 10 million. The construction

Saana & Olli's Tiny Turku Nest — House Tour

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Location: Pohjola, Turku, Finland. Finnish textile designers Saana and Olli have made their home in a tiny yellow wooden house in Turku, Finland. Name: Saana Sipilä & Olli Sallinen. Size: 516 square feet. Years lived in: 5 years; Rented.

Skanska Commercial Development Nordic Commences New Office Project in Vantaa, Finland

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Skanska Commercial Development Nordic starts a new office project in Vantaa, Finland, a part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The investment amounts to EUR 23 M, about SEK 208 M. The new building

Move Over Sweden: This Country's Kitchens Now Have Our Hearts

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But lately, the kitchens that are catching my eye aren't from Norway, or Sweden, or Finland, but from their near neighbors over in England. I have a bit of a thing for Scandinavian kitchens. I've even written quite a few articles about them for Apartment Therapy. British kitchens have, if you'll allow me, a certain je ne sais quois — a marriage of modern minimalism and traditional warmth. Let's take a look at some of my favorite examples. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas. Kitchen

UNESCO Adds 5 New Cities of Design — Design News

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The new additions are Dundee, Scotland; Turin, Italy; Bilbao, Spain; Helsinki, Finland; and Curitiba, Brazil. UNESCO has added five new metropolises to its City of Design program, which recognizes contributions to the design world.

Elisa's Beautiful Black and White Helsinki Apartment — House Call

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Location: Helsinki, Finland. Pin it. Name: Elisa. With the location in downtown Helsinki and the feeling that one can only find in old houses, we love to live here. READ MORE ». House Call

Lauren & Mikko's Colorful Mix — House Tour

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Location: Punavuori; Helsinki, Finland. Name: Lauren & Mikko. Size: 473 square feet. Years lived in: 2 years; owned. When Lauren and Mikko bought their 473 square foot apartment two years ago, they completely renovated the entire space to create the most efficient layout possible.

Viivi's Pastel Helsinki Haven — House Tour

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Location: Helsinki, Finland. Name: Viivi Arela. Size: 230 sq ft room in a 805 sq ft apartment. Years lived in: 1 year; Rented. Living and working in a shared rental apartment hasn’t hindered Viivi ’s creativity in personalizing her space.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Hosts Scandinavian Design Exhibit — Design News

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Northern Lights" explores the innovative concepts that have shaped design in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland, and features everything from mid-century furniture to Minecraft.

YIT Signs EUR 11 Million Construction Contract with Senate Properties for New Kotka Police House in Finland

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YIT has signed a contract with Senate Properties on the construction of the new police house in Kotka. The project will be carried out with a Senate Properties specific alliance model. The value of

Researchers Develop New Technique to Track Water in Concrete Structures

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Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify

New Project Aims to Reuse Steel Components from Demolished Buildings

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The joint European project PROGRESS, which is being led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, is developing new utilizations models based on the circular economy. The aim is to increase the

Finnish Construction Industry Expected to Record CAGR of 1.50% over 2014-2018

The A to Z of Building has added a new market research report: Construction in Finland – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018

Best Small Modern Side Chairs: Hay, Eames, Thonet & 11 More — Maxwell's Daily Find 05.18.15

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Both are made of beech, come in four colors and ship from Finland in a heartbeat. Pin it. Hay J77 Chair. • $245. Finnish Design Shop. When you want to fit a number of folks around a table, having an attractive, sturdy side chair with a small footprint is a must.

Styling Secrets to Steal from a Helsinki Home — Professional Project

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Location: Helsinki, Finland. Pin it. Project by: Laura Seppänen of Laura Seppänen Design Agency. This lovely home in Helsinki exhibits the power of a compact color palette and smart styling. It doesn't have a lot of things in the space, so it feels airy and relaxing.


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In Finland. Welcome to the Twelve Days of Christmas, KBCULTURE-style. Until 5 January, I''ll be keeping things on the lighter side, featuring places and products that, while still kitchen- and bath-oriented, will range further afield from our usual vein. And so here is a sauna.

Architects and their Deserted Island Music | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

As was the architecture of Eliel Saarinen, the paintings of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, the political leadership of Marshall Mannerheim and perhaps most important the compiling of the Kalevala, the epic oral saga of Finland by Elias Lönnrot, published in 1849. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

On the Trail of Calligraphy: Margaret Shepherd

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On her blog she writes of returning from Finland with photos of Art Nouveau lettering and numbers. Cat Print by Margaret Shepherd. There is a quote that has circulated with great vigor on the internet ether, “Sometimes your only available mode of transportation is a leap of faith.”

Chihuly Collection St. Petersburg


In 1995, he began Chihuly Over Venice , for which he created sculptures at glass factories in Finland, Ireland, and Mexico, then installed them over the canals and piazzas of Venice. As a Interior Designer and an artist - Amazing and spectacular!! The Chihuly Collection is a must see.