photographer: Kaapo Kamu
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada
photographer: Chikako Harada

50 YEARS OF STORIES


This year we are celebrating our 50th anniversary. The past decades have been full of stories, great craftsmanship and design. We'd like to share some of the old stories and quite many new ones with you during the next months.

Now it is time to jump to the 1990's. It was a decade full of events for Nikari: in 1993 the workshop moved from Seinäjoki to Fiskars, which was yet another important milestone in the company history. The village, a historically significant center for Finnish metal industry, was then on the verge of shifting towards a community of artists, designers and craftsmen. A collaboration between our two master cabinet makers; Kari Virtanen and Rudi Merz, began a couple of years later.
Read more in our newsletter

Image: ARTE RML1 lounge chair, design Rudi Merz

 

Fiskars Village

Nikari head office-studio-workshop is located in the oldest machinery workshop of Finland in beautiful, idyllic Fiskars Village. The village was founded in 1649 and nowadays represents a unique Finnish centre of arts, design and craftsmanship. The shops and restaurants of the village are open throughout the year inviting visitors from all over the world.

More info: www.fiskarsvillage.fi


 

 

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