Tagged: funkkis


Töölö is a district which is famous for its functional architecture. This house, designed by Gunnar Nordström, was built in 1933 for the child care. Now it has been lovingly restored and is still one of the finest buildings in this area . Above the entrance, the typography is subtle and very well designed.



Bio Rex

Lasipalatsi, designed by three young architects Viljo Revell, Heimo Riihimäki and Niilo Kokko was built in 1936. Bio Rex, situated in this functional building,  is one of the oldest movie theaters in Finland. This original neon sign is absolutely one of the eye-catchers in Helsinki.


Eerikinkatu 10

Architect Jalmari Peltonen was a very productive and designed to Helsinki a total of 40 apartment buildings, the majority of these to Töölö. This straight-line, functionalist house at Kamppi area was built in 1928. On the front of the house still has the original glass signage with classic serif typography.