Tagged: typography

Arkadiankatu 14

Here is another  beautiful wall signature of contractor Leuto A. Pajunen at Arkadiankatu 14, Töölö. This green house was built in 1921 and the famous sculptor Gunnar Finne had his ateljé there in that time. In the 1960’s his ateljé was transformed into a restaurant and nowadays you can find one of the best Finnish restaurants, Ateljé Finne, over there.

Arkadiankatu 14

arkadiankatu14

Ihantola

Ihantola is a quite big, famous and desired jugend style residence in Helsinki, Finland, built in 1905–1907. It was designed by O. E. Koskinen and situated at Agricolankatu 10, Kallio district. Ihantola sign above the door represents very typical Art Nouveau style.

Ihantola

ihantola

Ylänkö

This beautiful ”Ylänkö” brick house was built in Art Nouveau style. It´s located at Viides linja 12, opposite of Karhupuisto, Kallio district. This decorative typography on the wall fits very well with the  #jugendstil” building style.

Ylänkö

ylänkö

Maitoa-Mjölk-Milk

Beautiful hand-drawn typography on the wall of former milk-store of Elanto. The impressive art-nouveau house was built in 1907 and designed by G.W.Nyberg.  The milk-store was established here around 20´s and probably the signboard was designed by Topi Vikstedt, the famous commercial artist of Elanto.

kalevankatu 33

Marstähti

Marstähti at Mariankatu 24, is one of the many impressive artnouveau houses in Kruununhaka area. It was designed by architect Eino Scroderus and built in 1909. The blue tile is very beautiful with the name of the house and gold-colored typography.

marstähti