Getting Inspired

A wander around the centre of Turku with my ‘design eyes’ open…

Turku Design Now - cute interiors shop

Turku Design Now – interiors and accessories shop, good for gifts

Rooftop detail at the Pharmacy Museum

Rooftop detail at the Pharmacy Museum

Sylvi Salonen - interiors shop stocking more traditional style constructed textile products

Sylvi Salonen – interiors shop stocking more traditional style constructed textile products and homeware

Rugs hand tufted in traditional Finnish technique

Rugs hand tufted in traditional Finnish technique

The loom is over 100 years old and still works

The loom is over 100 years old and still works

Cute lanterns

Cute lanterns

Another traditional Finnish rug. Sylvi Salonen sells do-it-yourself packs for smaller ones...

Another traditional Finnish rug. Sylvi Salonen sells do-it-yourself packs for smaller ones…

I could live here

I could live here

Nordic print designs. This and all previous pictures were at Sylvi Salonen. Had a good chat with the owner of the shop and there may be the possibility of a live project for our class here in Turku...

Nordic print designs, also at Sylvi Salonen. Had a good chat with the owner of the shop and there may be the possibility of a live project for our class here in Turku… exciting if it happens!

Teatteri Interior shop - mostly Finnish designers

Teatteri interior shop – Florence Broadhurst showroom and some work by Finnish designers

Teatteri - really love this sofa and all the cushions!

Teatteri – really love this sofa and all the cushions!

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