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1805 Story by Goldsmith Kulmala

1805 Story by Goldsmith Kulmala

1805 Story is a new type of a jewelry brand, sweeping you along to an interactive story. 1805 Story, recently launched at TRE, and the fantastic saga built around it state that jewelry is always much more than just mere ornaments. Jewelry made with traditional goldsmith's techniques can outlast even centuries and therefore have stories to tell. Sagas and fairytales, on the other hand, have depicted challenges of humanity through ages with symbolism. The world of sagas and symbols gave material to create this new jewelry line. The 1805 brand of the recognized goldsmith Kulmala combines storytelling with goldsmith's skills. "We...

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FINNISH WOMAN IN STOCKHOLM

FINNISH WOMAN IN STOCKHOLM

Finnish illustrator and artist Linda Linko caught our eye with Facebook posts of her seemingly enjoyable trip to Sweden. We asked her to share with us the top moments of her 24 hours in the beautiful Hotel Vår Gård in Stockholm. What was the purpose of your trip? I was meeting a client and having a bit of fun! Where did you stay in Stockholm? I stayed in Hotel Vår Gård in the beautiful Stockholm archipelago.  Highlights of your trip? Watching beautiful art.When I almost fell asleep in a beautiful bath of my suit.When I realized I'm not embarrassed of...

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Taru Happonen - Discovering Beauty In Errors

Taru Happonen - Discovering Beauty In Errors

From time to time TRE Journal makes an occasional foray into print, publishing a select collection of great photography, graphic design, and stories. The graphic design and illustrations of our Christmas Zine were by Taru Happonen, a young visual artist and designer from a group called GRMMXI. The awarded collective has been praised for their provocative style and exceptional teamwork.       What is your design philosophy? My design philosophy strives to be the same as my philosophy of life. I aim to work with an open mind and through joy, without taking things too seriously. I laugh at myself and at my mistakes,...

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Habitare 2017: Muji + United Stories

Habitare 2017: Muji + United Stories

Habitare 2017 presents: MUJI's President to Finland and a new cooperation concept United Stories   Text: Saana Ihamäki Photos: Habitare / Ryohin keikaku ltd.   Finland's biggest furniture, interior decoration and design fair Habitare has announced The International Friend of the fair in 2017 and a new retail show concept United Stories. Finland meets Asia in both of these new projects. The collaboration with the two faraway cultures will ignite a conversation and offer new standpoints in design.   The new retail show concept United Stories Habitare fair will be arranged next autumn but the production of the contents of the...

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