Entries by Marko Ala

«IT IS ANYTHING ELSE BUT EASY TO CREATE GOOD HOMES» LARSEN REAL ESTATE

«It is anything else but easy to create good homes» knows Larsen Kinnisvara from their own experience  Larsen Kinnisvara is definitely a pioneer in Estonian real estate market with it’s functional, personal and full of nordic design homes. Drifting away from standard solutions and massproduction of bland homes, they are focusing on the needs and wants of a specific home-buyer. […]

STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR 2016

Designful and inspiring SFF 2016 The Stockholm Furniture Fair has been bringing together furniture manufacturers, designers, journalists, architects, decorators and admirers of Scandinavian design across the world for years now. We, the Oot-Oot Studio team, also managed to take visit to the biggest Nordic design event. Straight from the ferry to the fair, the feeling is divine […]

FRANTIC HOME AT TUUDI RAILWAY STATION IN ESTONIA

Frantic and courageous home at old Tuudi railway station in Estonia The Tuudi railway station is situated at the west region of the Estonia. Inside the ascetic station building, a mix of functionalism and traditionalism architecture planned by Leon Johanson from year 1930, is created courageous interior.  The upstanding wooden windows, doors and floors are originals and together with the calcareous-white […]

SNEAK PEEK OF 3 NEW PRODUCTS

Sneak peek of 3 new products in development In the upcoming year we are planning on adding many new products to our collection. We would like to share the projects with you.  All the people in Oot-Oot Studio are involved in product development process. The leading designers are Joonas Torim and Mihkel Mölder. The first new design […]

5 MODULES, 101 POSSIBILITIES – CREATE YOUR OWN SOFA

5 modules, 101 possibilities – create your own sofa! The modular sofa in our collection is well known for it’s diversity. We created pictures, to simplify  imagining and undestanding some of the possible layout options for the modules. We have 5 different modules. The corner, seat and ottoman module with dimensions 90×90 cm and the narrower seat and […]

HOME FILLED WITH DESIGN, VINTAGE FINDS AND CRAFTS

Finnish blogger Kaisa’s design, vintage and crafts filled home in Helsinki This time we’re sneaking in to a lovely family home in Helsinki. The graphic and clearly nordic house belongs to Kaisa Palomäki and her family. Kaisa is an inspiring mom, blogger and shopkeeper from Finland. Enjoy the short interview focusing on her home below.   Whose home is this? […]

SHELL GAS STATION CONVERTED TO HOME

Shell gas station converted to galerist Juerg Judin’s home and studio The gas station built in 1954 was abandoned for many years until the galerist Juerg Judin decided to have it, the year was 2005. The convertion from gas station to home and studio took 3 years and the process was completed with the help of German […]

TINY AND COLORFUL CAFETERIA AUGUST

The tiny and colorful cafeteria August in the old town In Estonia’s capital Tallinn, on the corner of Müürivahe and Väike-Karja streets, in the old August Abram-Aarma’s textile manufactury a wonderful place for having a meal, enjoying coffee or listening to good music has moved in – the cafeteria August. The space is refreshingly eclectic and […]

TWO YEARS MADE FATHER'S DAY GIFT

Story of a special Father’s Day gift: dad’s first motorcycle restored Joonas Torim, the designer in Oot-Oot Stuudio, made an incredible surprise to his father for this year’s Father’s Day. Restored to 99% authenticity the story of the motorcycle K-125M from year 1954 is quite catching. The soon to be 62 years old motorcycle was bought […]