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News, 1/15/2014

Design fills the fabric of Finnish life

Photo: Muurame
Finnish design, practical, democratic, Marimekko, Muurame, Arabia, Iittala, Helsinki Design Week, Fiskars, Artek, mugs, cutlery, plates, furniture, tables, beds, chairs, curtains, FinlandDesigned for everyday use: Muurame’s furniture may stand the test of time as well as Marimekko’s classic floral Unikko pattern, a version of which adorns the curtains here.

Almost everyone in Finland uses design items every day, from bed linens and furniture to coffee mugs and candleholders. Finnish design is practical, and it’s not elitist – it’s for everyone.

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Updated 1/15/2014

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