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Inside “Artek and the Aaltos: Creating a Modern World”

The first exhibition ever to examine Artek in the United States, Artek and the Aaltos: Creating a Modern World is currently on display at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York. Curated by Director Nina Stritzler-Levine, and Juhani Pallasmaa, a prolific writer on modern and contemporary art and architecture, the exhibit takes a close look at the Finnish Design company  with special emphasis on its married co-founders Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) and Aino Marsio-Aalto (1894–1949).

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

How can it be that Mother’s Day is right around corner? Sunday, May 8 to be exact. Do not get caught without a present for mom; she deserves more than just a bouquet of flowers once a year. Here’s our modern Mother’s Day gift guide to help you pick out the perfect modern accessory for your beloved mother:

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Friday Fun: Artek Siena Tray Modern Manicure

Fall is rapidly approaching, and with it come longer evenings, tea gatherings and meaningful dinners in. Upon visiting some of the friends’ homes and hosting a few dinners myself recently, I started paying a closer attention to the details of a modern kitchen interior.

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