Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Quickie: Estonian Artist space, SooSoo

November 25, 2009

SooSoo is a great little gallery and design shop tucked away on the outer edges of Tallinn. In addition to the usual design shop items that you can find everywhere around the world (think UglyDoll, light up furniture, etc), they also had a great collection of locally and regionally designed goods. I thought the knitwear […]

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Quickie: Basque Design Treasure found

November 25, 2009

In addition to there beautiful country and delicious food, the Basque have a rich tradition in symbolism. You often see older buildings and pathways marked with various patterns and icons. When we were at the Fete du Piment in Espelette, I was blown away by a local artisan company that takes these traditional designs and […]

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In Photos: Tallinn, Estonia

November 25, 2009

Tallinn seems to have a couple of faces. On one hand, the city center is often compared to Disneyland – there are a number of Medieval restaurants complete with employees dressed in period costumes (however the buildings are genuine Medieval period construction). On the other hand, Estonia was occupied by both the Russians and the […]

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