Living in Finland PDF ePub eBook

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Living in Finland free pdf The birthplace of many eminent designers, artists, musicians, and filmmakers, the "country of a thousand lakes" is rising in popularity among travelers. Living in Finland, an intimate encounter with the country and its people, centers on five themes. First, a chapter on landscape introduces Finland's feast of lakes, islets, birch forests, and prairies, and captures the character of Finnish cities - from Helsinki with its Art Nouveau architecture to the charming towns of Tampere, Turku, and Hanko. A chapter on interiors takes the reader inside several Finnish homes, which range from traditional wooden houses to the striking yet functional constructions designed by landmark twentieth-century architect Alvar Aalto. A third chapter on artisanal traditions explores artistic objects and styles that have been guarded through the years or reinvented by modern hands, including Marimekko textiles, glass Toikka birds, and lisaaki knives. A practical guide to Finland provides details on the most charming hotels, B

About Tim Bird

Tim Bird is an English journalist and a connoisseur of Finland, where he has lived since 1982. Swedish photographer Ingalill Snitt contributes to a number of decorating magazines. She is the author of The Swedish Room and The Swedish House, two highly successful books on Swedish interior design.

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Author : Tim Bird
Publisher : Flammarion
Data Published : 14 November 2005
ISBN : 2080304909
EAN : 9782080304902
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 223 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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