Author: Susanna Björklund

  In Milan I saw quite a few exhibitions and installations that were between art and design. What is design and what is art anyway, and does it matter? At the Lambrate discrict  designer Andrea Mancuso and architect Emilia Serra presented a temporary Analogia #003 installation. Everyday...

We had lunch at Spring Table connected by Nokia, a pop-up restaurant at the amazing old monk´s dining hall at Museum of Science and Technology. It was part of MOST a collision of technology, culture and design instigated by Tom Dixon. Food was by Stevie...

  Second day over walking around in Milan. In the menu, there was a lot of all kinds of design, some rain, even a thunderstorm and a nice lunch. Bench by Horm. Toinen päivä takana Milanossa. Tarjolla oli vaikka minkalaista muotoilua sekä sadetta ja ukkosta. Onneksi välillä...

First day at the iSaloni Fair, starting off with the bright and happy stand of Artek designed by Mike Meiré. The classic of the classics, Aalto stool 60 looks fun with all the colours. I guess I have an obsession with colour...

There was a jumble sale happening arranged in a photography studio. Great, I thought, now I can get rid of some stuff. Well, I did not sell much, instead I came home with these wonderful Kumela glasses. A friend of mine also gave me these...

  I went to the office of  Huippu Design Management and there they were. Uneven balls by textile artist Heli Tuori-Luutinen. Depending on the shape of a wall, a painting can sometimes be tricky, but with these you can play around  with. Simple is nice and less...

When I was  at the Ambiente fair I bumped into some Danish designers from Seidenfaden Design Copenhagen. They showed me some of their cool work and I fell for these Judo mailboxes they designed for Mefa. Some eye candy. I´m having difficulties to decide which colour...

Spring is definitely here. Huge masses of snow are slowly disappearing from our garden. Which reminds me of iSaloni fair in Milan in April. Which reminds me of Moroso, one of my favourite manufacturers. Which reminds me of a small sidetable, I never get tired...

Woodism is a collective where designers create wooden objects from trees,  that are not good enough for the industry. Every now and then I check what kind of edgy products they have come up with this time. Pictures via their webpages. Parru rack by Jouko Kärkkäinen...