A newly opened studio – Love, Ana, located in the center of Zagreb, Croatia, is aiming to become the place to be for designers and design lovers. Its owner, young product designer Ana Tevšić, reveals that the concept of the studio is a place where you can learn more about the products sold here, but more importantly talk to the designer, work or just hang out.
An all-white interior is a combination of a modern gallery and a design store, transforming its look in shelves and windows every week.
– Love, Ana is a Croatian furniture, lighting and interior accessory brand which spontaneously evolved from the first exibition at Clerkenwell Design Week in 2011. All designed with love by Ana with the help of local craftsmen, all products are done in small production series in Croatia and shipped worldwide. Among the best-selling products are Centerpiece dining table, Traveller portable lamp, Paperpot flowerpot, Hexagon series and Crooked table; all inspired by life, to provide a better lifestyle.
One can also find other products that complement the store’s atmosphere; such as Kinfolk and Cereal magazines, HaGa jewellery, Stop The Water While Using Me! cosmetics line, Iris Hantverk handmade brushes, etc. The store opened its door on March 21st, 2014; and marked the beginning of spring with a wish that one woman can make her dreams come true.
This is interior architect and designer Joanna Laajisto's fair booth design for classic Finnish furniture company Lundia, for their stand at the Habitare trade show during Helsinki Design Week earlier this autumn.
I just found these in my inbox, and thought they were too nice not to share with you. Cargo kitchens are designed by Kaisa Luukkanen of Carpenter Collective and hand made by skilled carpenters. The first kitchen is located at Luovi`s office in the Old Customs Warehouse in Helsinki. Luovi produces Helsinki Design Week. The second example below is a transformable kitchen situated in a 100 years old wooden house in Hyttikortteli, a housing area built for glass workers in the 1910's in Riihimäki, Finland.
Last week when reading Norm's blog at Bo Bedre I saw some great pictures from their latest project that I wanted to share with you, so I emailed Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, one of the architects and also the photographer behind their photos. He sent me the pictures and many more, so many in fact that I had a very hard time choosing which ones to show here. To be able to show you as many as possible without making this post into a huge picture bomb I decided to make small collages of some photos and show some of the others in full size. Do you like this format?
The house looks like a normal Copenhagen house from the outside, but once inside a whole new world opens up. Extremely minimalistic and very zen. I'm drawn to the calm and tranquil atmosphere, but I'm not sure I could live like this myself. How about you?
Below, Gulled's showroom in Helsinki
And I just couldn't resist showing you this as well, from JWT Finland's office, but do check out Joanna's site, because there is much more to explore!