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Sauna island by Jeanice Brander

October 5, 2023 11:04 am Published by

Finalist in the contest My Finland Poster 2023. The theme was SAUNA. The artist presents her artwork: When I was little my family and I used to go to this place we called “bastuön”. It was a cozy, beautiful island close to Helsinki with a small sauna on it. I have a vivid memory of […]

Aero 1925 – Junkers

October 5, 2023 9:24 am Published by

This is one of Aero’s very first posters. The artist is the legendary Oscar Furuhjelm and the year is 1925. The newly founded Aero Oy (later Finnair) can already boast an impressive flight schedule with its Junkers aircraft. The ”airfield” is located on the water at Katajanokka in the center of Helsinki. The telephone number […]

Finnish Air Lines 25 yrs

September 27, 2023 4:15 pm Published by

When Aero (here called “Finnish Air Lines”) turned 25 years in 1948 the company contacted the advertising company SEK. Why? Because they needed a poster to celebrate the anniversary, naturally enough. The poster master Jorma Suhonen was one of the founding members of SEK and this important assignment was given to him. Looking at the […]

Sauna in Summer by Christina Hägerfors

September 20, 2023 3:24 pm Published by

Finalist in the contest My Finland Poster 2023. The theme was SAUNA. The artist presents her art work: I wanted the poster to be joyful, fresh, positive and with loads of detail. I have, amongst other colors, used white and blue, representing Finland. My inspiration comes from Finland in the summer, and all the water […]

The Dip by Pekka Kurki

September 13, 2023 10:00 am Published by

Finalist in the contest My Finland Poster 2023. The theme was SAUNA. The artist presents his artwork: I came up with several ideas because sauna is such an inspiring topic. However this one idea of a sauna bucket – ”kiulu” – being a small pond kept showing up in my imagination again and again. Kiulu […]

Winter Lake by Katinka Reinke

September 13, 2023 10:00 am Published by

Finalist in the contest My Finland Poster 2023. The theme was SAUNA. The artist presents his artwork: I associate Finland with tranquillity, beauty, closeness to nature and a longing for seclusion. All this inspired me to create my motif. Surely travel posters can’t simply remain a cry from the past? Absolutely not. We live in […]

Olofsborg by Kai Nordberg

June 20, 2023 4:26 pm Published by

We asked photographer Kai Nordberg to tell the story behind this poster in his own words: ”In the summer of 1958, I was 22 years old then, I worked as an assistant at the photo studio Aho & Soldan. When summer was up I told photgrapher Heikki Ahtola that I’m heading for Savonlinna for a […]

Kom ihåg spara ström – SWE

August 24, 2022 12:28 pm Published by

Always remember to save Energy! That’s the slogan in Swedish in this beautiful vintage poster from Finland (Finland is a bilingual country). Today, the poster is more relevant than ever. With this beautiful poster on your wall you’ll never again forget to turn off the lights. The poster is also a perfect gift. Spread the […]

Save Energy – FIN

August 24, 2022 12:10 pm Published by

Always remember to save Energy! That’s the slogan in Finnish in this beautiful vintage poster. Today, the poster is more relevant than ever. With this beautiful poster on your wall you’ll never again forget to turn off the lights. The poster is also a perfect gift. Spread the message and save energy – vintage style! […]

Late Summer Evening by Christina Hägerfors

March 10, 2022 7:34 pm Published by

WINNER in the My Norden Poster poster contest 2022! In the words of the artist: My poster was inspired by Scandinavian mid-century graphic design and Nordic nature. I was hoping to capture the special light and feeling of a very light summer evening in the Nordics. Surely travel posters can’t simply remain a cry from […]