Tales from the Poster Hunter

Follow the adventures, and the thinking, of the Finnish poster hunter here. Each month the hunter reveals something almost breathtaking…

All you need is a (stylish) travel buddy

Summer 2020 is here! So now, as the world traveler you are, you might be walking around dreaming about, let’s say, Berlin, Balaton or the Bahamas? Well, we all know that international travelling isn’t in the books for this summer. But instead, let’s think higher, better, and more exotic. Let me take you on a journey through the land that has it all – Finland. How, you may wonder? Every truly successful journey requires a traveling ...

It’s better to spread joy!

You have probably noticed it at your post office, employees hauling bags filled with postcards? Yep, we have rediscovered a wonderful tradition. And no one is happier than me. Because, as a poster hunter, I know that many of Finland’s most stylish postcards are created by illustrators who worked both as poster and postcard artists at the time. In addition, our poster artists also knew that the images they painted by hand must always work ...

99 reasons to stop staring at the screen

We only have two questions for you today: Do you feel like you’ve spent too much time in front of the screen lately? Did you know that we at Come to Finland have an art treasure that can be yours? Here is our recommendation: Put away your device. Forget Game of Thrones and Instagram for awhile. Instead, focus on your home and on how you can give it a completely new look by simply putting up some art. Already a single classic Finnish ...