Architecture books on display

Our architecture bookshop goes live at the market

“Nobody reads architecture books nowadays!” Heh, you couldn’t be more wrong. Our architecture bookshop went live at the HDW Design Market a few weeks back. Based on these recent experiences, many seem to think that architecture is a fascinating art. Moreover, good architecture books – both old and new – have a solid audience. Thank you so much, everyone, for stopping by at the Bookmarchitecture stall in Turbiinihalli. I had a great weekend and I…

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Modernism in Scandinavia: Art, Architecture and Design

Parallels and differences: Dr Charlotte Ashby and Modernism in Scandinavia

When did you last really learn something new about the history of ideas in Scandinavian design? What do you actually know about 20th-century art and architecture in the Nordic countries? Anni Vartola from bookm-ark.fi interviewed Dr Charlotte Ashby, the author of  Modernism in Scandinavia: Art, Architecture and Design (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017). Charlotte Ashby’s new book doesn’t repeat the old myths but gives a fresh and comprehensive view of the topic through carefully chosen case studies. Let’s hear what…

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