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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!
Hey: Design & Illustrat…
Counter-Print have released their latest book in collaboration with Hey Studio in Barcelona. One of the most innovative and celebrated European design agencies of recent years, Hey are capable of working in a variety of mediums and fields, uniting both spheres of graphic design and illustration seamlessly. The work and accompanying (…)
TYPO Labs Identity
Created for developers by developers TYPO Labs aims to connect font engineers with developers and exchange best practices, advance the state of the art and encourage the integration of new type technologies into future digital communications. The events identity makes use of a variable type system and was designed by Bernd Volmer (…)
Forms VIII: Mr. Kaplin
Made by Folk presents No. 8 in the Forms collaborative film series devised by London based, creative sound studio Mount Audio. The ongoing project sees Mount team up with leading visual artists each month to create a unique audiovisual piece, this time with the award-winning motion design studio Mr Kaplin.
Future of Branding Week…
This summer I was invited by the Future London Academy to help them curate their Future of Branding course. It’s an incredible experience that I’m very proud to be a part of. Hopefully this video and pics will give you a slightly better idea of what the course is like. (…)
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