Ivana Helsinki

A great article arrived today via email about designer Paola Suhonenon and her collection, Ivana Helsinki, from at Refinery 29.

"Beginning mid-century, Scandinavia set the stage for modern minimalist design marked by functionality. While Sweden and Denmark cornered industrial design, Finland found a fit with textiles and has provided decades of invigorating solutions to the medium. Today, a modest outfit called Ivana Helsinki carries on the tradition, turning out a spectrum of offerings (from womenswear to bedding), which echoes the country?s long love affair with brilliant textiles..."

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(quote from Emily Virgil's Storytelling at Refinery 29. Photo from Ivana Helsinki.)