How to commission a designer?

How to commission a designer?

Can’t find exactly what you are looking for in our ready made patterns? Still interested to get a unique, hand-made Nordic pattern?  Fear not – commission a designer! When you commission a designer, you buy either one pattern or a collection of patterns....
New customer in Denmark: Södahl

New customer in Denmark: Södahl

Our aim is to supply patterns for surfaces that have a long life and are still trendy. The philosophy of Södahl from Denmark is to develop quality products in great designs, unique fabrics, patterns and colours that could be mixed and matched across the board. We remain waiting to see how our patterns are used in Södahl’s upcoming collection!

Enjoying Finnish summer

Enjoying Finnish summer

This cold and rainy summer has been perfect for reading books and enjoying cups of tea. One of the books I finished was Marimekko – Suuria kuvioita (Marimekko – Big pictures). Book highly recommended for people interested in textile design, iconic Finnish brand Marimekko or business cultures in general.

Looking for the identity

Looking for the identity

When was the last time you took a look at the front page of Patternsfrom Agency? Have you seen any developments in it recently since we changed the logo? The logo is not the identity, but it is part of it. The Stooripuu workshop some weeks ago motivated us to...
Buyers’ guide is out!

Buyers’ guide is out!

The simple guide explains the options that the buyer has with us: to buy a ready-made pattern, to get the ready-made patterns modified or to let our designers do the design work from the scratch as per a design brief.

Patterns from Finland is Patternsfrom Agency

Patterns from Finland is Patternsfrom Agency

We launched the service for Finnish textile designers and companies interested in Finnish textile design in March 2015. Patterns from Finland was, and still is, the only open database for Finnish patterns, there anyone has the opportunity to leave a comment on any of...
Futon covers out now!

Futon covers out now!

Good news from Japan! Our designers Ilana Vähätupa’s Pihlat -pattern and Ammi Lahtinen’s Morning and Evening patterns have been turned into finalized products. The project with Japanese Showa Nishikawa has reached the showrooms, and the futon/bedding...
Design agent’s working day

Design agent’s working day

As the profession of a design agent is pretty new and unknown, let us tell you how a regular day at the office could be like. Today the first thing to do at the office was to brew a big cup of nice tea, followed by a conference call regarding the operational...
Office at Kimito!

Office at Kimito!

Finally it happens, Patterns from Finland has an office! As you might remember, Patterns from Finland, launched in March 2015, is run by two individual companies, design management and education concultancy Kanga’s and design agency 0.7 design Oy. All this time...
Patterns from Seoul

Patterns from Seoul

Recently we visited Seoul, South Korea for getting to know local design scene. The city provided plenty of beautiful patterns on both products as well as public places. And not only patterns, but an amazing number of sculptures and art around the city, not to mention...

Ilana’s interview on Salon Seudun Sanomat

A local newspaper, Salon Seudun Sanomat, interviewed one of our designers, Salo based Ilana Vähätupa. The article is in Finnish, but the main points for our international readers are: Ilana wishes to see braver use of patterns: besides of on textiles and wallpapers,...

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