Nestled within Helsinki’s West Harbour lies a huge cultural complex named ‘Kaapelitehtaan Konttori’ or ‘The Cable Factory’. At 62,000 m2 in size, it is Finland’s largest culture centre - but intriguingly, the scale of the building is the only one of the impressive features of this incredible building.
2020 saw the likes of The Weeknd, Gabrielle Union and Amy O’Sullivan amongst others adorn the front cover of TIME Magazine’s Most Influential People issue. TIME regularly finds the time to praise individuals who have made a positive impact within their field, or off the field (Marcus Rashford), in the world today. This past week TIME have announced their 2021 list, featuring the likes of Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin, footballer and free school meals campaigner Marcus Rashford and poet Amanda Gorman. The ‘TIME100 Next’ is a yearly list published to highlight achievements across a range of categories: Artists, Phenoms, Leaders, Advocates and Innovators. You’ll discover individuals you’ve seen documented…
Hailing from Berlin, Germany, popular bookstore ‘Do You Read Me?!’ have set-up a new presence in Helsinki, Finland. Reported in Monocle, the press release mentions, “Located in the design-savvy Punavuori neighbourhood, the cosy shop offers a well-chosen collection of books on art, design, architecture and contemporary culture.” Last year saw Berlin’s ‘Do You Read Me?!’ celebrate their 12th birthday. The store (currently online and pick-up only) features a beautiful mix of magazines and books from a wealth of subjects – also some rare books. A curated selection of their stock is now being sold in Helsinki – an exciting edition to the capital. Visit Monocle’s press release here. Visit the…