Jopo

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Uploaded on June 19, 2006 by jyri.k I believe most of the Finns recognize this design. “Jokaisen polkupyörä” means “everyone's bicycle”. So here you have it: Jopo! This individual belongs to my mother. I believe it was made in the 70s (but the design is way back from the 60s). I take it out and drive it around in summer when I'm visiting my parents. Currently a new version of Jopo is being manufactured,…

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Oddica: new T-shirt online company

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. I receiving daily many messages with tips about various design events and new sites. Today I got the link to one site that intrigued me because it's related to T-shirts design, and I have experience in designing of T-shirts and love it. Oddica is online service selling printed T-shirts via Internet, and designs created by notable Artists might be familiar to you: Hydro74, Alan Forbes, Audrey Kawasaki, The Pizz, Los Fokos, Jordan Crane, Kenneth…

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The Nordic Centre For Artist's Books: submit your illustrations

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. The Nordic Centre For Artist's Books now have an open submission for illustrations to be placed on [their homepage](http://ncfab.org) and linked back to the artists webiste or contact details of their choice. IMAGERY/THEME Keywords: books, book culture, reading, text, printing. Images/drawings can be humorous or high end political opinions of the artist, but must refer to book culture (lesepublikum) – see keywords above. For each artist: – ONE image at a time – ONE…

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Francisco Mantecón International Publicity Poster Design Competition

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. V Francisco Mantecón International Publicity Poster Design Competition, organized by the Spanish wine company TERRAS GAUDA. More than 34,000 graphic artists, design schools and universities from all over the world are invited to take part in the competition. For more information, please visit our websites [www.terrasgauda.com](www.terrasgauda.com) or [www.franciscomantecon.com](www.franciscomantecon.com)

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Finland's SECCO Recycles Trash into Treasure

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. SECCO, a small environmentally-conscious design company in Finland, is taking discarded waste materials, like used car tire tubes and washing machine tubs, and turning them into unique and fashionable bags, briefcases, purses, and bowls. SECCO has chosen FinnStyle.com, one of the largest importers of designs from Finland, to introduce their products to the U.S. consumer via their online showroom, FinnStyle.com. The young designers at Finlandâ™s SECCO are giving a new purpose to waste and…

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Helsinki: Journey Planner (Reittiopas.fi)

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. If you happened to live in Helsinki region (Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen ja Vantaa), this web service of Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (YTV) is absolutely essential. You just type a street addresses, name of stops in the text fields of origins and destinations, and viola – you have the route with all possible public transport connections and even walking distances. You can view your route as list of avialable transport modes and lines, or you…

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Bio Rex, Lasipalatsi, Helsinki

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Bio Rex, Lasipalatsi, Helsinki Originally uploaded by Belichter. This created by Art deco influence sign located in the very heart of Helsinki – the Lasipalatsi (Glass Palace). This Functionalist building was built in 1930, and it still making the style for centre of the city. You can find there cafes, libraries, shops and offices of media companies. European cinema, changing exhibitions, and many kinds of cultural events have found a home in [Lasipalatsi](http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lasipalatsi.fi%2Findex_en.html&ei=wzmTRN_qEaGYYJm78esP&sig2=FJFMswzUNjIhMoeOjavvoA).

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Copenhagen: Delta Lab prelaunch

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. The first in own class Designer recording studios will be opened in July 2006 in Copenhagen, Denmark and will be available for interviews and features the 15th of July 2006. Mainwhile, you can visit their temporary site to get an idea about what they offer for their customers: [deltalabstudios.com](http://www.deltalabstudios.com/) Here what they wrote on their site about Delta Lab Studios: The Delta Lab is the premiere recording studio for artists who seek creative, inspiring…

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my green forest

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. my green forest Originally uploaded by tervaaja. Brave friend of NDB, and great illustrator [Mikko Terva](http://elaintarha.blogspot.com/) aka koto submitted this design on threadless [hearts] threadless competition, you can vote for it [here](http://www.threadless.com/submission/79268/My_Green_Forest). Please support him!

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