Kreetta Järvenpää loves flowers, more than people who say they love flowers. She collects flowers in different shapes, sizes and colors, and then lets them wilt in peace before she gets back to them with her camera. (Continues…)

Pantone today announced Living Coral 16-1546 as the Pantone Color of the Year 2019, an animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone. (Continues…)

A sensory escape into the wilderness. Editorial by photographer Kanerva Mantila and stylist Noora Makkonen. (Continues…)

The revolution of technology is transforming the aesthetic encounters that we make in our everyday life. ‘Immersiveness’ has during the past few years become a popular term also in the contemporary artworld with the success of digital art exhibitions, multi-sensory spectacles and other visual experiences. Is it becoming more common to be with art instead of viewing art? (Continues…)

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) has taken the internet by storm. In an increasingly digital environment, it can offer us a feeling of physical contact and a way to relax. (Continues…)

Part 3 of The Material Age series is all about slime. This still growing trend is attracting both children and kidults. (Continues…)

In celebration of the 50th birthday of the iconic Tasaraita collection, art historian Anna Parviainen retraces the different phases of Marimekko’s unisex fashion and the recent history of an aesthetic freely titled Nordic unisex. (Continues…)

We know that our current way of consuming is not going to make it in the long term if we want to keep this planet alive. Thankfully, many of today’s designers are exploring new ways to innovate more sustainable materials for future products. (Continues…)

How does a person defend the particularity of one’s identity in a digitalized world? Hyperculture is the result of endless mixing of origins and ideas on the web. Hannaleena Heiska’s exhibition Camouflage touches not only the current theme of an individual’s right to privacy, but also the actual fluidity of identity. ”About a year ago I bumped into an article about an anti-facial recognition algorithm to conceal people’s identities with the help of make-up. The idea of hiding one’s true identity or even creating temporary one started to fascinate me.” (Continues…)