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News, 1/24/2011

Welcome to Finland, the design nation

Photo: Henrik StenbergREDDRESS – designed by Finland-based designer Aamu Song and on display at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark. Singer: Lena Willemark.

We Finns are on a first-name basis with design; it forms a familiar part of our daily lives. We are well acquainted with the design pedigrees of our kitchen cupboards, stocked with Arabia tableware and Iittala glassware that we use on a daily basis. Alvar Aalto's Savoy vase is often placed on the table for special occasions.

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Updated 1/24/2011


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