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Go Ahead And Judge These Books By Their Covers

Helsinki-based artist Aino-Maija Metsola, who is best known for her exciting textile design work for Marimekko, has created six captivating covers for upcoming Virginia Woolf re-issues. The new Vintage paperbacks are scheduled for Fall publication. Riffing on each novel’s title, … Continue reading

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Go Loopy in Scandinavia

I have fond memories from a mid-summer overnight ferry trip from Stockholm to Helsinki. With the midnight sun—and duty-free treats—everyone stayed up all night talking, singing, and whatever. Now the Hyperloop One company wants to spoil all that fun with … Continue reading

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The Pods Are Coming

Have you ever been between flights at an airport and just wanted a place to take a nap or chill for an hour or two in peace. Maybe you’ve had a long layover but not enough time to leave the … Continue reading

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Art of the Journey

Back in 2013, Dutch designer/curator/agency director Jeroen Smeets launched a brilliant project that combined his love for art and for travel. The Jaunt recruits artists to visit a place that they have never been and to create an original work … Continue reading

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Walk This World

Lotta Nieminen is a Helsinki-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer. Her witty and whimsical work has appeared in dozens of publications and advertisements. You may have seen some of her maps, such as the one she did of Paris for … Continue reading

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You can be a professional sleeper

Hotel Finn is a newly renovated “budget” hotel centrally located in a historic Helsinki building next to the famous Stockmann department store. To promote the hotel’s re-launch, the Hotel Finn is searching for a “professional guest” to stay in each … Continue reading

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Eurolapse

Eurolapse takes us on a whirlwind three month tour of Europe in under five minutes. The film, created by photographer David Smith, was taken between May and August 2011.If you look closely, you can pick-out Vilnius, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, … Continue reading

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