A made-to-order summer kitchen designed by interior architect Hanni Koroma. This both beautiful and functional kitchen got its design inspiration from a traditional planing bench, which has traditionally been used as a working desk.
Saija Halko is a Helsinki-based ceramicist and designer. She works in her studio on small scale production of ceramics. Her way of working is based on a deep knowledge of material and hands-on methods.
“Art can help one identify an emotion; to touch, be touching and to be touched. Do we need any new items anymore? Does it not feel like there already is far too much stuff in the world? We need the touch of another person, and art allows us to touch each other.”
Outi Martikainen is a Helsinki-based textile artist known for her striking large-scale woven images, as well as her distinct knowledge and use of her material.
Matias Liimatainen is a Helsinki-based sculptor and artist, whose work we have been presenting at Lokal for several years now in exhibitions both in Finland and abroad.
Paula Pääkkönen is a glass artist and glassblower working in the Nuutajärvi Glass Village, where we visited her in the midst of an intensive work day to capture her practice and the glassblowing process.