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 […]

Scenery from Koli

June 20, 2023 4:59 pm Published by

Koli on Lake Pielinen is one of Finland’s absolute gems that never goes out of travel fashion. For over a hundred years, tourists have flocked to this national romantic landscape. It’s not surprising. It was here that greats like writer Juhani Aho, artist Eero Järnefelt and composer Jean Sibelius found their inspiration. In the 1950s, […]

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 […]

Norden on ice by Lotta-Li Alftberg

March 22, 2023 9:59 am Published by

In the words of the artist: This illustration was born out of my love for ice skating and is a tribute to nordic outdoors culture. There is something magical about being out on a frozen lake on a sunny winter day. I have spent much time in Dalarna and Hälsingland and love the mountainous landscape […]

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 […]

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 […]

Come to Norden as you are by Vesa-Matti Juutilainen

March 10, 2022 7:34 pm Published by

FINALIST in the My Norden Poster poster contest 2022! In the words of the artist: I wanted the poster to represent things and values that unite the Nordic countries. I chose not to highlight individual sights, because what the Nordic region can offer its visitors, still today, is a unique nature that is always close […]

Morning Coffee by Sabine Stromer

March 10, 2022 7:34 pm Published by

FINALIST in the My Norden Poster poster contest 2022! In the words of the artist: The main inspiration behind my poster were my journeys in the North. I had the privilege to travel to some Nordic countries and sometimes the most memorable moments are not the action packed adventures, but the small, quiet moments, like […]

Poster of a sunny day in Hanko

The sunniest city by Emilia Kejonen

May 6, 2021 7:00 pm Published by

3rd place, Finnish travel poster of the year, 2021! In the words of the artist: I got the idea for my poster from Hanko’s beautiful villas and the beach. I have actually never visited Hanko, but I feel like I got to know the city when I was searching for inspiration for my poster. In […]

Poster of the sea in Hanko

Always sunny by Tirsa Toivonen

May 6, 2021 7:00 pm Published by

Finalist in the MyFinlandPoster contest 2021! In the words of the artist: To find inspiration for the poster I was travelling virtually on the streets of Hanko. It didn’t take too much time until I was at the seashore. I loved the combination of soft sand, sun warmed rocks and chilly waves and could almost […]