Helsinki Ink
Step inside Marimekko’s printing factory for a look at how its iconic textiles come to life.
A Converted Ink Factory in Downtown Indianapolis Asks $2.6M
The 6,275-square-foot residence boasts bright, open interiors in an industrial shell.
A New Bar in Helsinki Channels a Retro Soundtrack and a Midcentury Milanese Hotel Lounge
A new atmospheric bar and lounge opens up in a hip Helsinki neighborhood, channeling a retro-chic hotel lounge and inspired by a...
Helsinki Rising
Brian Keaney of TonfiskDesign may be Irish, but his Finnish is flawless; he guides us through icecold Helsinki’s hot spots.
How Helsinki Keeps Cool
The Finnish city continues on its path to be carbon neutral by 2050.
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
Marimekko Tour
Beyond a shining white foyer and a canteen infused with fragrant lunchtime aromas, Marimekko’s Helsinki headquarters hides a...
The Country's Best Yurt
Lakes of ink have been spilled over a peculiarly American wanderlust, whether it’s our ancestors’ push westward or our current...
Storefront Newsprints
Few forms of reading leave a physical reminder of the act itself, but to page through the two volumes of collected newsprints...
You Are Where You Live
The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived need: what we think about when we...
ICFF 2010: Dressing Up with Artek
Among the static furniture displays of the 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, which opened at New York's...
Furniture Focus: Busk + Hertzog
Award-winning Danish design team Busk + Hertzog was founded in 2000 by architect Flemming Busk and textile designer Stephan...
Best DOD Shots
When you spill lakes of digital ink and snap loads of pictures documenting your own event (tired of Dwell on Design yet, gentle...
Shedded Bliss
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
For Marimekko's Artwork Studio Manager, Print's Not Dead
Petri Juslin has held exactly one job in this thirty-year career.
An Interior Designer Helps His Mother Turn Her 1960s Chicago Apartment Into a Colorful Haven
An interior designer persuades his mother to toss all her old furniture and start fresh.
Fine Finnish
A pair of crafty designers on a serious budget show that though their apartment may be short on square footage, it’s long on...
At the Printers
Brooklyn's Flavor Paper is hauling dowdy old wallpaper into the splashy 21st century, and you get to watch.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings By Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.

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