LIGHTS IN SILENCE SOUNDS IN DARKNESS

2003 IS SOMETHING MISSING I do not see any difference between architecture, ballet, music, art, literature or design, or any other forms of expression. For me these definitions are just words, names given by men. What counts is the result. What counts is the memory, the mark we leave on people’s souls. I want to […]

SKATEBOARD ARCHITECTURE

2004 LINES ON THE PAPER Lines drafted on the paper, forming borders, pictures at standstill. Lines define the scale for the emptiness. But I am not interested in lines. I am not interested in details. I am interested in emptiness, its soul and character. Every line I draw carries a huge responsibility and power. It […]

POETRY IN LIGHTING DESIGN

It was a starry night in October, a few years ago. We were standing outside in the small, picturesque village of Fiskars in Southern Finland. We had darkened the whole area; all the streetlights were off. Fiskars is a 350-year-old steel mill village. A small river with a strong current runs through the middle. The […]