August 2010





iittala Dinnerware

What began as a glassworks company in 1881 quickly became a Finnish household name, as iittala put values of timeless design and flawless functionality into…


Marimekko Bedding

After such success with its fabric, clothing and other home décor, Marimekko now offers its famous designs in the form of designer bedding. Marimekko Unikko,…


Marimekko Fabric

Marimekko is known for its original patterns in bright, bold colors, and fabric is quite possibly the best medium in which the brand can really…


Finnish Sauna

What is a Finnish Sauna? Quite simply: A Finnish Sauna involves washing up with scented soaps and exfoliating with wash or back scrubbers before relaxing in…



Toikka Glass Birds

Oiva Toikka’s first glass birds were born without any formal advanced planning in 1972 (pictured on the right is one of Toikka’s first glass birds,…