Posted by – December 29, 2010
I have prepared marinated salmon again…. and I have just found a couple of great cooking blogs Cafe Fernando and David lebovitz , I visited them thanks to Devil’s Food Cake with Whipped Biscoff Ganache and Chocolate Shards recipe I found at Design Sponge.
Another nice cooking blog, this one, in Spanish : El Aderezo
The ceramic plate in the photo is from Sargadelos.
Posted by – December 28, 2010
Norwegian style marinated Baltic herrings
A friend of mine has prepared them. As every Christmas , she gave me a beautiful jar of them……
They are just delicious!!!
Posted by – October 21, 2010
I took the pic in summer… we wear “long” now.
Posted by – August 20, 2010
Next weekend 28-29/08/2010 Loviisa celebrates the event “Loviisan Wanhat Talot”. For the event the doors of old wooden houses, over 100 years old, are open to visitors to see and enjoy the traditional Finnish architecture and interior decoration.. ( some of the houses have been featured in national decoration magazines)
And, for those who love t he Nordic interior decoration, some links: Finnish magazine Avotakka. Norwegian stylists Kråkvik & D’Orazio, Danish stylist Gitte Kkjaer, Norwegian photographer Elisabeth Aarhus Hudson, Finnish stylist Susanna Vento….
Beautiful light apartment in Malmö, Sweden.
Photos: Bolaget Fastighetsförmedling
I post today some photos of the hand-printed textiles of Kauniste , a young Finnish company based in Helsinki. Their designs , by Leena Kisonen and Matti Pikkujämsä, are inspired by the Finnish kitchen linens from 60′s and 70′ s.
Today I post a couple of pictures of the glass work of Markku Salo. Finnish glass designer/artist/artisan with and active CV. Designs among others, for Iittala, Aarika ,Lundia, member of Ornamo, Modus and an art gallery in Nuutajärvi, the “village of glass “, residence for a great community of glass designers and artisans.
Photo press Markku Salo’s designes.
Markku Salo´s solo exhibition “Vientos del Norte” goes to Madrid, Museo de Arte en Vidrio de Alcorcón , MAVA, from the 3th May to the 6th of september 2010i. The exhibition is retrospective and will include new works of art from spring 2010, too. The exhibition shows Markku Salo´s 27 year long career as a glass artist.
I you are interested in glass work you can find some interesting links at the .Finnish Glass Museum web page.
Posted by – April 27, 2010
Today I post a photo of a design “with an strong personality ” of Norway Says. In 2009, after almost 10 years of fruitful collaboration, the running partners of the the company, Espen Voll, Torbjørn Anderssen and Andreas Engesvik, decided to close it down to open two new companies: Anderssen & Voll and Adnreas Engesvik , both with great and interesting designs and projects.
Photo “Im Boo Carafe”
The Photo Press is from the company Muuto A Danish company striving to expand the Scandinavian design tradition with new and original perspectives. As a curiosity, the name of the company is inspired by the Finnish word “muutos” “that means change.
Posted by – April 26, 2010
Today I post a photo of a design that I love, ” Maja” , by Elina Aalto and Klaus Aalto, both Finnish designers who belong to a group called Fiasko , consisting of 3 designers , and to the independent organization Imu design representing young Finnish and Helsinki based designers in international exhibitions and offering fresh ideas from emerging Finnish designers.
Press photo of the Muodom Viemää exhibition .
Posted by – April 21, 2010
This is the kitchen of the house in my previous post. A great mix of retro, country and industrial styles, isn’t it?
Posted by – April 20, 2010
Today I post some photos I received today of a wonderful house for sale at Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Posted by – April 17, 2010
Today I post some photos by the top Swedish photographer Pia Ulin. You may know her works from magazines as: Elle Interiör, Elle Decoration, Residence, Family living , to mention any of them, .. or from any advertising campaigns : Nokia, H &M, Hemtex, Ikea, Mio Furniture…..
Photos Pia Ulin, Stylist Lotta Agaton.
A couple of links to the web pages Pia loves: NollImages and Viewmasters of Helsinki.