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Different design from Scandinavia

Iittala Kastehelmi The Kastehelmi range of glassware (Kastehelmi translated from Finnish is “dew pearl”) is one of the most well know glassware from Iittala in Finland. The decoration of these glassware looks like there would be small, different sized pearls rhythmically receding from the center. The designer of Kastehelmi is... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on Sept. 29th 2011

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Scandinavian Morning in Athens

Scandinavian Morning in Athens The Flower Pot lamp, designed by Verner Panton in 1969, is the lamp of its era and a good example of Scandinavian design. In the era of the 60s, the flower power generation took over declaring love, peace and harmony for everyone; students revolted in France and Italy, and man was sent to the Moon. The... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on Sept. 15th 2011

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Cultural importance of Scandinavian design

Cultural importance of Scandinavian design In any given country and culture, design has great importance in both cultural and in economic terms. Finnish design’s cultural significance is in creating and maintaining the national identity as well as individual identity. Finnish design is also part of the Finns’ memory and history.... More

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Pub. on August 30th 2011

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Industrial and Scandinavian design

Know about Marimekko Scandinavian design appeared in the 1950s in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Scandinavian design is a design movement and its main features are simple and minimalistic design, and functionality. A perfect example of a leading Scandinavian design textile company is the Finnish design company Marimekkko which... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on August 23rd 2011

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Cultural history of Scandinavian people

Economic and cultural history of Scandinavian people Scandinavian people share a same economic and cultural history and linguistic roots (excluding Finland). All have a unique character which reflects each country’s different geographic and environmental conditions. Greater than using other approaches on the earth, designers in... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on August 18th 2011

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Scandinavian design - A part of a Finland

Scandinavian furniture design and decoration Scandinavia covers Sweden, Norway and Denmark geographically but in design Finland is also part of it. Scandinavian furniture design and decorating are renowned all over the world for their contemporary, innovative and streamlined qualities. Characteristic to Scandinavian design is... More

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Pub. on August 11th 2011

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Scandinavian design - Introduction to Scandinavian Style

Introduction to Scandinavian Style Scandinavian style of furniture and decorating are famous internationally for his or her fashionable, innovative and clean lined qualities. Typical Scandinavian style is functionality and utility of those product is very useful in day to day life. Utilization of contemporary technology with... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on August 5th 2011

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Iittala

Your Favourite Things in Design Who says Scandinavian design is boring? Favourite Things is a pendant lamp that gives you the possibility to exhibit your treasures. It works as an ordinary lamp too, but it can be used as a miniature vitrine with a light inside as well. The Favourite Things lamp is made of transparent glass and shaped... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on July 28th 2011

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Scandinavian Design Democracy

Scandinavian Design Democracy Scandinavia refers to the countries of Northern Europe: Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. When talking about Scandinavian design, Finland is also included. Designers of these countries developed their own distinctive style of design in the 1950s called Scandinavian Design. Simple, sleek and functional –... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on July 18th 2011

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Armi’s Marimekko

Armi’s Marimekko "One has to dream, and one must stand out from the rest". These are the words of Armi Ratia, the lady behind the Finnish textile and clothing design company known for its original prints and colours. Marimekko was founded in 1951 by rmi Ratia and her designer friend, who was soon became Armi’s husband Viljo.... More

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Microsoft Word

Pub. on July 12th 2011

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