cycling and recycling

W8 UPDATE / 28 June 2013 with the young ambassadors from Finland  by Ulla Lange, interior designer like W8 on Facebook On June 25th I took my 12 Young Ambassadors from Finland to find out more about Boulder County’s unique approach to trash management. We visited Eco-Cycle’s facilities CHaRM and Boulder County Recycling Center, conveniently […]

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interior trends in finland

W8 UPDATE / 28 March 2013 Annual Housing Fair, Tampere by Ulla Lange interior designer / founding partner   White kitchens are making a comeback because they are spacious and airy. Adding splashes of color and contrasting materials keeps them from looking too cold or bland. Feature walls—created either with tile or wallpaper are a […]

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beyond grab bars and roll-in showers

W8 UPDATE / 28 December 2012 take aways from the 2012 Leading Age annual meeting & exposition In October, Leading Age—an association for not-for-profit and consumer organizations, research partners and foundations—held their annual meeting in Denver. I attended many interesting seminars that offered insight to the ever more expanding market of senior housing and care […]

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photos from finland

W8 UPDATE / 8 September 2012 Round One Summer 2012 in Finland — my native country — a great place to see design, art and architecture. WDC 2012 — Helsinki = World Design Capital 2012 offered lots of visual delight and memorable experiences. CHAPEL OF SILENCE, IN THE HEART OF HELSINKI. The exterior was in […]

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