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Get the low down on your fav Helsinki creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
Kallan & Co
Pushing pixels, planning video games and taking photo's of his mates Skateboarding, Hannu Koho of Kallan & Co, got his design wheels turning at an early age. With a strong affirmation for 'digital first', it's exciting to see what these guys are bringing to the design world ?
Keep an eye on what Double Happiness are up to! We had a chat with Antti Grundstén who filled us in on how he got started, some lessons he's learn along the way and how he learnt the skills he needed to start up Double Happiness (and perhaps some things he wished he'd learnt along the way too).
Got to meet and hang in an underground bunker with the awesome folks from Bond! We've been long time admirers of what these guys have been doing and feeling super luck to chat with Jesper, founder and designer at Bond. With Helvetica blocks hung above his crib—Jesper was destined to be a designer, but read on to see/hear the amazing things he's done with Bond!
Check out the industry standard of work in Helsinki - how it is shot, what do they present?
Our top picks for recommended articles, blogs and companies in Helsinki.
The Green Light List
The Green Light is a list of companies who treat their junior workforce fairly, crowd-sourced from the interns, graduates and juniors who have worked there.
Neon Moiré is a curated event guide of the world's most interesting design conferences and events on our digitized world. The agenda will focus on graphic, typography and interaction design conferences, not to forget design film festivals and an overview of the top design summer schools.
Creative Mornings Helsi…
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!
Plants VS Planters
I’m just going to buy myself a set of these gorgeous Plant vs Planters prints by Alberto Cerriteno so that I don’t have to feel so guilty about killing all our real plants.
Jed Heuer takes used, found, or discarded lamps and combines them with various elements to create new functional sculptures. Each lamp is a one-of-a-kind piece that’s been constructed by hand using a combination of lamps, lamp parts, shades, bulbs, light sources or other materials. See them all on his website.
Notes to Myself
Created by Brendan Dawes, Notes to Myself acts as creative inspiration and interruption through a notebook, poster and pencils. The notebook features a selection of thoughts on making things, together with places for you to make it your own using the spaces in-between and the code-made grids. The three pencils — made in New York City and stamped in gold foil (…)
Fruit Stickers T-Shirt
Fruit Stickers is a virtual scrapbook of those vibrant, colourful stickers you find on the sides of fruits and vegetables in local markets all over the globe, archived on Instagram. Put together by London based collector, designer and curator Kelly Angood, who is launching a collaborative T-shirt project with Everpress, featuring some (…)
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