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26. November 2020

And (once again) the winner is…

Kuvitustaiteen valtionpalkinto Marika Maijalalle! Marika Maijala (s. 1974) on lasten kuvakirjoihin erikoistunut kuvittaja, lastenkirjailija ja graafinen suunnittelija.  Maijala on osoittanut, että visuaalisesti kunnianhimoisille,…

12. November 2019

Kehvola & Nide Pop-Up

Kehvola and Nide Bookshop opened a joint pop-up in Karhupuisto Park, Helsinki in November. Nide is an independent bookshop that started in 2015. For the pop-up, Nide brings a good selection of fiction in Finnish and English, non-fiction from travel books…

29. October 2019

And the winner is…

Marika Maijala received the Rudolf Koivu Prize for her illustration of the book Ruusun matka. Maijala was awarded the prize for the second time in her career. Ruusun matka, published by Etana Editions, is Maijala’s debut as a writer. ”In Ruusun…

7. November 2018

Busy bees

What do our illustrators do when they are not creating their beautiful, funny, colourful and clever illustrations for Kehvola? Sanna is presumably baking cinnamon rolls in her new cafeteria and Marika is very likely sailing stormy seas. Matti is probably…

12. March 2018

Marika’s laboratory

I visited Marika’s atelier in the Artists’ House of Harakka island. It was a beautiful and warm winter day, first one after a long freezing period. We crossed the frozen sound to reach the island. -What do you do when the sea is not frozen? -Till the…

9. October 2017

Helsinki Book Fair 26. – 29. 10. 2017

Helsinki Book Fair is the most important event for lovers of literature and book industry professionals in Finland. Our small stand 7g131 is located close to the main stage. Opening hours: Thu-Sat 10-20, Sun 10-18 See You! Tule tapaamaan meitä Helsingin…

4. September 2017

Kehvola in Habitare & Nordic Buzz

Nordic Buzz Helsinki brings together young and upcoming design companies from Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Estonia in a joint exhibition at Habitare. Nordic Buzz is a design project and exhibition that will be held this year for the third time. Habitare,…

25. August 2017

Kehvola & Helsinki Design Week

The Design Market is the biggest design stock sale event in the Nordic countries. At the beginning of Helsinki Design Week, it takes over the Cable Factory and provides the visitor an opportunity to make great finds among samples as well as products from…

15. February 2017

Visiting Matti 

We paid a visit to say hello to Matti Pikkujämsä at his studio in Punavuori, Helsinki. – I moved in last September. Previously I worked at home and for a while in a studio in Töölö. There are pros and cons in working at home but when the portrait…

27. October 2016

Pippi meets Kehvola

When Pippi Longstockings goes shopping are smaller shops out of goods in no time. Fortunately the children’s bookshop in Junibacken cultural centre is the biggest of it’s kind in Sweden. The bookshop has a fantastic range of children’s books for all…