Bye Bye Microsoft Word, Hello ajaxWrite

Michael Robertson wrote: AjaxWrite is a powerful word processor that can read and write Microsoft Word formatted documents. Anytime you need a word processor, need to open a .doc file or edit a .doc file, simply point your Firefox browser at ajaxWrite.com and in seconds a full-featured program will be loaded. For 90 percent of the people in the world, the need to buy Microsoft Word just vanished. This won’t make Microsoft happy, but software users should be very excited that software just got cheaper,…

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LIMA TV unit: new product of IKEA

It’s worth to visit IKEA on regular order to see latest products and trends of Scandinavian design. This simply and functional TV set catched our attention this time. Made of birch veneer and covered by clear nitrocellulose lacquer, LIMA is affordable still stylish and reliable solution for your living room interiour design. It has a drop-front that hides and protects your devices, and cord outlet in the back, that ‘s very useful for keeping all cords together. designer: Ehlén Johansson Technorati Tags: IKEA, LIMA, Ehlén…

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Charles Rennie Macintosh in Helsinki

On his lewism blog Lewis wrote: Andrew MacMillan is giving a lecture on the Scottish Architect Charles Rennie Macintosh at the Ateneum-sali Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki on 26.04.2006. Anyone who is interested in Finnish Jugendstil and Finnish art at the turn of the century should definitely think about attending. Macintosh was a great illustrator and interior designer as well as an Architect and being contemporary with people like Eliel Saarinen and the jugendstil style of Helsinki old town will make for a fascinating comparison. The lecture…

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Double Exposure

We have wrote about talented photographer Uzi Varon in our blog. His Double Exposure project was shown in Helsinki last January and is booked to Tampere for next fall and then to Helsinki again on March 2007. Thanks to Uzi, he published today the project on his website, and we now able to enjoy it online. The project contain 27 images made from two photographs taken in Israel and Finland. Compared together these pictures giving amazing and sometimes really moving effect. The music by Jason…

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Read us on smartphones and PDA

How? 1 – Go to site www.news-on-mobile.com 2 – Download free software to your 3 – Subscribe to my source, following instructions 4 – After registration on Newsland site go to Catalog and choose my source by topic. All technical questions concerning the service can be addressed to support@news-on-mobile.com. You will get the answer within 24 hours. Enjoy Nordic Design Blog on PDAs and smartphones!

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CoComment: all your comments in one place

coComment – clear conversation in the blogosphere It was always hard to me to track comments I made on various blogs, rss reader helps of course, but not always, some blogs has no comments rss at all, and collecting all feeds on every blog you have commented can be a headache. But now it seems that we got a tool to keep our discussions in order. CoComment is the service for tracking your comments, you just need to use their bookmarklet before the hitting the…

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Wink + Marimekko

Marimekko created recently slipcovers for the well-known Wink chair designed by famous Toshiyuki Kita in 1980. Featured designs are: Unikko and Ruusupuu by Maija Isola, BonBon by Erja Hirvi, Kukkula by Fujiwo Ishimoto, and Hevoskastanja by Nora Fleming. Site: cassina.com Via MoCo Loco Technorati Tags: Wink, Marimekko, Unikko, Toshiyuki Kita, Isola, Fleming, Erja Hirvi, Scandinavian Design, Ishimoto

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CopyFraud: Ministry of culture funds propaganda

CopyFraud: Ministry of culture funds propaganda Herkko Hietanen from CopyFraud wrote article about comic book issued by Ministry of culture of Finland: First the ministry of culture drafts an awful copyright law that even their specialists can’t interpret. Then they outsourced the PR and education to the hands of Finnish anti-piracy people. These people have produced a comic full of accusation and moral ethos with little facts. The script of the book was written by one of the most active copyright lobbyist in Finland. The…

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Gense Piruett

Gense Piruett Originally uploaded by klockarp. Ad from 1960’s swedish Reader’s Digest. “Three in one ― a new, fresh well-managed idea The party cutlery for modern practices. Gives You all in one ― fork, knife, spoon. A Stimulating cutlery with the TV-supper bridge snack (as in the card game) night supper, first course or the picnic. Try yourself! Piruett makes it tripple up festive! In stainless steel 18-8 chrome-nickel steel. Nylon- handle that simply will not loosen. a pair of 4 in a nice present-package…

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