They say legends are born, not made, and this is certainly true when it comes to Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala. Across his career, this multi-talented and innovative artist had a portfolio spanning everything from glass, furniture and product design to sculpture, city planning, art, graphics and even banknotes for Finland’s treasury.
When an event comes along that combines your love for the Nordic way of life, as well as a visit to one of your favourite art galleries, there’s no way you’re going to miss it. ‘Nordic Craft and Design’, Manchester Art Gallery’s new year-long exhibition showcases furniture, textiles, lighting, ceramics, glass, metalwork and jewellery from … Read More about Nordic Craft and Design Exhibition
Adding a touch of Nordic style to your home isn’t all about jaw dropping open plan living, expansive floor to ceiling windows or expensive pieces of furniture. Sometimes all it takes is a simple update to what you’ve already got. If, like me, you’re passionate about design as well as your home then feelings, as … Read More about New Nordic Treats – June 2018
With Father’s Day fast approaching, if you’re anything like me, you’re currently on the lookout for the perfect way to say a huge thank you to the men in your life. In the UK Father’s Day always falls on the third Sunday of June, but across the globe, including the Nordic countries, it is celebrated … Read More about Nordic Inspiration – A Father’s Day Gift Guide
As Denmark’s most popular tourist attraction, with over 4.5 million visitors a year, what do you do to celebrate your 175th birthday? Well, if you’re Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, you join forces with a global design company and produce a new homeware collection of course.