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SIGHTUNSEEN (US), 07/2019


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STUDIO SAMPLE SALE 13.-14.6.2019

We organize a sales event in our studio, where we sell prototypes, test pieces, seconds and premium quality as well. Handmade ceramics and jewelry. Welcome!

Tehtaankatu 18 tila 52 (located in the inner yard)
00140 Helsinki

Opening hours:
Thursday 2pm-7pm
Friday 2pm-7pm


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I’m honoured to be one of the chosen ones of this years Talentshop curated by Imu Design and Habitare.
Talentshop at Habitare Furniture Fair 11.-15.9.2019


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Welcome to the Makers of Now - exhibition!
The exhibition showcases works by young designers, presenting contemporary craftsmanship and creative process in this time and age. The exhibition is organized together by Iittala & Arabia Design Centre and UU Market.


AVOTAKKA 01/2019, Finnish interior design magazine


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12/2018

My plates are on sale at Studio Roscoe Christmas Pop Up & Cafe from 1st to 16th of December. Click here for more information.


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11/2018
Czech Design Week 28.11. - 2.12. / Prague Congress Centre

Special Edition of “Sculptural Series” will be a part of Czech Design Week. Click here for more information about the festival.


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'BACK TO BASICS' at GALERIE RÉSIDENCES, Paris
8-15 September 2018 // Paris Design Week

The pop up store Back to Basics brings together 19 talented designers from Estonia and Finland. A carefully curated assortment across different disciplines such as ceramics, smaller furniture, textiles, prints and jewelry will be shown in Paris during the design week from 8 to 15 September.

Opening hours: September 8 from 11am to 10pm, from 9 to 15 September from 11am to 7pm. Vernissage: September 8th from 7pm to 10pm.

My works in the exhibition: Marquis -wall pieces, Saimi and Sculptural -containers.


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04/18

Welcome to meet me and my latest design collection at 'Din-Design In' -exhibition!
'Din - Design In' is an event of Fuorisalone 2018, Milan Design Week and it celebrates international design, in an industrial hangar full of innovation and creativity.

Din - Design In // 6th edition, Fuorisalone 2018
Lambrate Design District
Via Massimiano 6, Milan

17-22 April 2018
Tue-Sat 10am-8pm
Sun 10am-6p

Thank you Arts Promotion Centre Finland for your support!

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01/2018
Custom-made plates for Juuri Restaurant in action. Co-operation project with Heidi Aulikki and Juuri Restaurant.
All the photos by Pekka Kastari.


LERA 04/2017, Swedish journal of architectural ceramics and tiles.


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The traditional Ornamo Christmas Market is coming up and I'll be there again! New products will be coming in addition to the old ones. See you there!


08/2017

Thanks for the kind words Nonagon style!

http://nonagon.style/textured-tiles-3d-printed-wall-decor/


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04/2017

Well hello London, see you in September! Some new tiles coming up...


03/2017

Welcome! I'm presenting two small Ryijy -wall pieces here. All the art works in the exhibition is for sale and can be taken home immediately.


GLORIAN KOTI 12/2016, Finnish interior design magazine


LERA 04/2016, Swedish journal of architectural ceramics and tiles.


IMAGE 12/2016, Finnish lifestyle magazine


SISUSTAJA 09/2016, Estonian interior design magazine

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 14-22 September, 2019

NID will launch its very first pop up showroom in London this September under Shoreditch Design Triangle. All together there will be up to 30 designers from these two neighbouring countries: Laura Itkonen, Bebe Organic, Reet Aus, HERTTA, Eva Spoof/Udumbara Studio, Mainio, Nüüd Ceramics, Mari Upcycle Studio, Saimij, Lentsius Design, V.O.H Voice of Heart, Studio Tartuensis, Estonian Wall Art, Alpaka, UUP, Malin, Bonden, Suckõrs, miskes studio, Labora, Kaisa Krusenberg, WOH, Liisa Soolepp, Jarõna Ilo, Margot Vaaderpass, Studio Holger Kilumets, Leeda Ots textiles, Sile Luik Jewelry, Whiteparrot, Hetkinen Cosmetics.

The core of the showroom is sustainable approach in Estonian and Finnish design: environmentally conscious production, low footprint, local organic materials, up-cycling and recycling.

32 Charlotte Rd,
London EC2A 3PB

Opening hours:
14.9. 10am - 10pm
15.-16.9. 10am - 8pm
17.9. 10am - 10pm
18.-22.9. 10am - 8pm

More information here.


ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME (US) Summer 2019, American journal of design, architecture and interior design.


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Design Talk 9.3.2019 at 13:00
Iittala & Arabia Design Centre is organizing together with UU Market two Design Talks as a part of MAKERS OF NOW exhibition. In the Design Talks the makers are discussing about new tendencies in the field of design and their ways of working in today's world.

Design Talk, "In between Art & Design":
Laura Itkonen/ Ceramist
Minni Havas/ Illustrator
(conversation in English)

Warmly welcome!

Design Lab Gallery
Iittala & Arabia Design Centre
Hämeentie 135 A, 9th floor
00560 Helsinki


ASUN 6/2018, Finnish interior design magazine


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12/2018

Ornamo Design Christmas Market on 7.-9.12.2018 will be held again at Cable Factory, Helsinki. I’ll be there with Sculptural Series and Saimi -containers to name a few.


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10/2018

My works are part of Design For 2019 -book. The book is published annually, this being the seventh edition, and it has a collection of products from more than 30 countries for a total of over 230 published products. Design For 2019 is being published by Logo Fausto Lupetti Editore.


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09/18

You can spot my works - Marquis, Sculpture Series & Helka -  at Habitare Signals-exhibition. Also some of the LEM and EIRA pieces will be there.

Habitare’s experiential Signals exhibition will explore future trends in interior decoration, housing and design, and will discuss social phenomena and megatrends through four different themes.


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05/18
My work as well as all the other latest trends from Milan Design Week 2018 are featured in the N/T -eBook, edited by interior designer and architect Elisabetta Rizzatto. This book with 168 pages is for all who are interested in what will be next in interiors and design for 2019. To purchase your copy, click here.


LERA 01/2018, Swedish journal of architectural ceramics and tiles.
Designer interview about my works, me as a designer and my working.

You can read the article here (written in Swedish).



AVOTAKKA 12/2017, Finnish interior design magazine


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See you in 100% Design in Olympia London! From 20th to 23rd of September. You'll find me in Emerging Brands section, stand EB274. Welcome!

Article: ABSOLUTELY HOME 08/2017, interior design magazine (UK)


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07/2017

Cheers MocoLoco for a post!


04/2017

Byggkeramikrådet chose my Ryijy -tiles as one of their favourite innovations at the moment. Thank you!


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Happy New Year 2017!
Styling by Anna Aromaa, picture by Johanna Kinnari // Avotakka magazine


AVOTAKKA 12/2016, Finnish interior design magazine


My products will be available to buy at the Ornamo Design Christmas Market 2.-4.12.2016 at Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki. Opening hours: Fri 12.00–20.00, Sat 10.00–18.00 and Sun 10.00–17.00.

Follow the facebook page of the event for the latest news and updates!

- December 2016


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NEW STUDIO

70 squaremeters in Tehtaankatu will be more than fabulous.

- November 2016


ASUN 6/2016, Finnish interior design magazine


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HABITARE 2016-FAIR

My handmade tiles at Habitare Fair 2016.

Ryijy -tiles   //   Leija -tiles

- September 2016