The Weavers of Lapua In 1917 Juho Annala, the grandfather of Juha Hjelt, founded a felt boot factory in Lapua, Finland. In the 30’s, Juha’s father and uncle bought first weaving machines, and industrial weaving began. This was the beginning of the story of Lapuan Kankurit.
Above all, if only certain places, objects or parts of a room should be staged, you can set accents with light, excellent. In matching light accents, therefore, the essence for avid guests is in your home.
Without water there would be no life on earth, clean drinking water is a UN human right and over 70% of the earth is covered in water, but only 3% of it is potable freshwater. However, clean drinking water is not a self-evident resource: globally speaking, water is limited and extremely valuable in many areas. […]
Basmati Rice, Curry, and more… During a cozy Saturday morning you suddenly have the great idea to cook a curry with basmati rice for lunch. You browse through your kitchen and see if you have everything for the dish. Unfortunately, you have too little basmati rice and curry powder is missing completely. Here, the very […]
As we gently roll into the brighter days of spring, the wish to change something inside our homes comes naturally with it. Talking about new interior trends for this spring and summer, we have so much colour and texture to look forward to. From pastel colours to indigo blues and natural materials – There’s something […]
You need inspiration to furnish your home in Scandinavian style? Koti.Shop shows you how a 33m2 home looks like in Denmark. We like to be inspired by Scandinavians and their furnishing style, too. Therefore, we interviewed a Dane to see which thoughts are behind it. Anne Sofie Jakobsen lives in a 33m2 apartment in the […]
Blue sky, the first warm rays of sunshine … The spring weather is soon back and the variety of colors in nature says slowly goodbye to the grey winter. The relaxation in the outdoor area will soon have nothing in its way anymore. As the season changes, so does the need to modify or add something […]
From handbags to purses – everything is within today’s accessories. For some very important, for others, their purpose is more in the centre of attention. Sometimes, even something simple or small can inexplicably become a success and thus a “must have” for everyone. Often, such eye-catchers are unfortunately not very sustainable or have been produced […]
A more sustainable lifestyle – a big topic these days. Some are keen to take the bike to work, others try to minimize their environmental footprint by buying regional food. Already in the last blog we have addressed this subject and therefore wanted to deepen it a bit more. However, some people think, “Whether I […]
‘The more things we own, the more we sacrifice to that ownership.’ says Japanese professional organiser Marie Kondo in her best-seller, The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. Make yourself aware of how much money, time and especially energy we spend on tidying up, organising and cleaning things, we don’t necessarily need. Maybe you are already […]