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Cafe Aalto Helsinki - Featured Image

Cafe Aalto, Helsinki

During my visit to the World Design Capital 2012 in Helsinki I also had the opportunity to stop by Cafe Aalto, designed by the famous architect, located inside the Akateeminen Kirjakauppa (Academic Bookstore) building called the Kirjatalo (Book House), which was also designed by Aalto. The interesting thing about the cafe itself is really the…




Kamppi Chapel of Silence - Featured Image

Kamppi Chapel of Silence, Helsinki

The city of Helsinki was selected as the World Design Capital for 2012 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design. For the period of one year, a series of events with design as the central theme will be held throughout Helsinki as well as surrounding cities. In addition to events, there are also…




Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant Helsinki Finland - Featured Image

Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant Opens in Helsinki

During the Salone del Mobile in April, I had the great opportunity to dine at the Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan (see previous post). The pop-up restaurant was presented as a preview to the Helsinki opening, which happened earlier this month. The concept of the restaurant was a…