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“I want to transfer the vulnerability, frailty, and beauty of nature into my own material, wood” – Antrei Hartikainen View Antrei Hartikainen’s works Kukki and Seitikki in the Finnish Collection for Crossovers.  There’s an Italian nursery rhyme, Per fare un tavolo (to make a table) that starts by stating the very obvious fact that in…

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“What sets Finnish intellect apart in many ways is its appreciation for irony” Sebastian Jansson Curator of the Finnish Collection Finland takes a firm hold as one of the most pristine natural environments that Europe has to offer, from rugged tundras watched over by looming mountain peaks, to captivating and uncountable mythical forests lakes and…

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We are constantly looking for new directions within visual expressions. Every decade brings in new crafts and technologies which are absorbed into culture and become artistic media. Every decade we also look back to rediscover, and fall in love with, old techniques and then use them in new ways. The designers that I have selected, for…

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Milanese Interiors: the hidden gems of Milan Design Week The Salone del Mobile, the world’s leading design fair, was founded in 1961. An agreement signed between the organisations that run it ensures it will last at least until 2032. But the Milan Design Week is not just a fair, it is something that also involves…

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Stine Linnemann Copenhagen Stine Linnemann continues to blur the lines of art and design and begs the question: if these are even separate worlds in the first place. Weaving and textiles are a time-honoured tradition across cultures and have consistently occupied a space outside the definition of “fine art”, while requiring an incredible level of…

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We are very delighted to invite you to Adorno’s gallery space in Nordhavn, and the premiere of the documentary film ‘Now Nordic – an investigation of the Contemporary Nordic Design and Crafts Culture.’ An updated edition of the ‘Now Nordic’ exhibition will populate the 450m2 space showcasing works of leading designers from Iceland, Sweden, Finland,…

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Every year, Beirut Design Week shines a spotlight on independent and emerging regional designers, giving them a platform to present their work to the local and international design community. Since 2012, many designers who have shown at the opening night of BDW have gone on to become major names on the design scene, both in Lebanon and worldwide.…