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Posts Tagged ‘FInnish’

Meet Essi Kimpimäki: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

An interview with Finnish artist Essi Kimpimäki, whose work is featured in my upcoming 10th anniversary limited edition book. Her stunning Shamaness illustration is also available as a large limited edition print featuring real gold leaf.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Essi Kimpimäki is a Finish illustrator who will be featured in my upcoming 10th anniversary limited edition artists' book, That Which We Do Not Understand. You can also buy her wonderful work as a limited edition print featuring real gold leaf: visit my Kickstarter campaign here to find out more. Essi relocated to Scotland to study at the Glasgow School of Art. She creates textures through the use of ink, rollers, watercolour, paint, sponge and pencils, before scanning her work into Photoshop where she plays around with the colours and arrangements. Shamaness (above) is her contribution to my book and is inspired by ancient Mesoamerican civilisations who believed there was a strong connection between the spirit and visible world. The jaguar was a protective spirit companion for shamans as they moved… read more

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Single and Video Review: Zebra and Snake – Sweetest Treasure

A fab video to accompany the new tune from Helsinki's newest synth electronica wonders, Matti and Tapio. Directed by Sing J. Lee.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I am seriously loving the video for Zebra and Snake‘s new single Sweetest Treasure – made by Sing J. Lee, a young award winning director from the North West – […]

Boxpark Pop Up Retail Mall opens in Shoreditch in time for Christmas

Boxpark opens today with a promised appearance from Dizzee Rascal. Visit the top floor for gifts from niche retail units run by Amnesty and Art Against Knives, and food from independent retailers such as Hop Namo, Chop'd and Foxcroft and Ginger.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Boxpark in Shoreditch, All photography by Amelia Gregory. Now, I would be the first to admit that I’ve had my doubts over the new Boxpark Pop Up shopping mall that […]

Q&A with Finnish fashion designers Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label

In the second of two blogs about Helsinki based R/H Label the designers Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi describe what it's like to build a small brand as best friends and business partners.

Written by Amelia Gregory

R/H Label by HollyMae. You’ve read a bit about Finnish fashion designers Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi, viagra 100mg now here’s my Q&A with the R/H Label girls. R/H Label […]

R/H Label, fashion design from Finland: meet Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi

R/H Label are a new Finnish design label from Helsinki whom I met on my trip to Moscow. I was instantly impressed by their playful, colourful, girly aesthetic with an edge. Here's what I discovered about the lovely duo behind the brand.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label. I met Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label on my trip to Moscow, click where they came by train (very […]