New Barbara Kruger Edition Aalto Stool from ICA x Artek

London’s ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) and Finnish Furniture brand Artek have teamed up to launch a series of artist-customized versions of the iconic Aalto Stool 60, a staple of Finnish Design by Alvar Aalto. The first edition to launch has been ‘kissed’ by American artist Barbara Kruger in her inimitable style. Read more

The Hippest Hockey Puck Ever – The Aalto Puck.

Aalto Hockey Puck

Since the middle ages ice hockey has been played with round pucks. Until now. Inspired by the free forms of the Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto and a small reminder that not everything has to be as we’re used to, the Nordic Society for Invention & Discovery (NSID) and Iittala collaborated to create the first non-round hockey puck in the history of mankind, the Aalto puck. Read more

The Hippest Gifts In Every Category For Everybody This Holiday Season.

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Let me be your personal shopper this Holiday Season. Seriously. Read more

The Melody Tub – A Wet Homage to Alvar Aalto.

I’m a big fan of Finnish designer Alvar Aalto. Especially his now iconic Savoy vase. The shape has inspired many other designers as well and when I came across this tub, the Melody Tub from PoolSpa, I immediately thought of him. The organically shaped tub is very close to Aalto’s Savoy vase shape. Read more