SIC is one of the newest art spaces in the Helsinki gallery scene. Located in a former harbour warehouse L3 in Jätkäsaari, SIC is an artist-run gallery with an ambitious profile. We helped the artists of SIC by designing the gallery space. The budget was small and lots of details were improvised during the building, [...]
Kari Suomalainen was the most well-known Finnish caricaturist from the 1950s until 1990s, drawing for the biggest daily, Helsingin Sanomat. He covered politicians and made fun of institutions, but also observed the changes in society at a time when people were moving from the countryside to cities and the traditional family structure began to diversify. [...]
House M-M is a private house of 170 m2 in Helsinki, Finland. It is designed for a family of four, with a separate flat for a grandgrandmother. Also the grandparents live in an existing building on the same plot. The guiding concept in the design was the relationship of private spaces within the houses to [...]
Car importer and distributor Helkama-Auto needed to update their headquarters, build in the 1980s. We decided use an interventionist strategy by means of a continous theme of acoustic panels and furniture elements. The update included the design of new entrance area, meeting rooms and cafeteria. The same pattern continues in the training spaces, where mechanics [...]
A map and book project for Boverket. Done together with Johannes Nieminen.
Tuomas was speaking in Visualizing Knowledge -seminar, presenting two recent projects with a focus on delivering information through experience in space (exhibition for Ilmastoinfo) and time (Plan Bothnia book project). www.tietonakyvaksi.fi
Another recent project was for Roslund in the Teurastamo district of Helsinki. The job was to convert a tiny former watchman´s building into a meatshop/bistro. More images soon.
Hello! We are quite slow in updating this site and bit more active in Twitter (@tsiit) but here is a little summary of what has been happening at Tuomas Siitonen Oy in the first half of 2012: we were working on quite many interior projects, including a new lobby, cafeteria and education spaces for Helkama Corporation; bookshop [...]
We have been working on an exhibition concept and exhibition architecture for an upcoming exhibition for Ilmastoinfo in Laituri exhibition space. The idea is to visualize the effects of different lifestyle choices and their impact on the environment. Hoping it is coming out good, opening on the 12th of October. More info here. The project was done [...]
Here is what we were working on today, got so excited that I posted a pic right away, it is not quite finished in the picture, but this is the third annual paper installation for Helsingin Sanomat Foundation, done together with Johannes Nieminen and Pauli Ojala, who has designed an amazing projection piece to complement [...]
Some examples of what we were working on in the spring and summer of 2011: IDENTITY & WAYFINDING The work on the temporary use of Kalasatama area continued. Commissioned by the City of Helsinki, and done in collaboration with Part., our work included designing all graphic communication for the area: signage, posters, leaflets etc. etc. [...]
A short summary of the very busy S/S 2011 coming up after the vacation (among them this pop-up project for Heineken)!