In spring, a design consultancy project together with Tartu Art School was launched, to help to design logos, packages, websites etc for rural entrepreneurs. First stage of the project in spring 2017 gave us the first experience of cooperation. Now, in autumn season we will be starting the second stage of the project. As we have learned, we need more communication between students and entrepreneurs in order to have clear direction for design work. And, we’ll also try to keep our eyes on the schedule in order to be ready to offer help, whenever the solutions get stuck.
”Usually, good communication is of critical importance for reaching the best design solution,” says the design project manager Katrin Kull from Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Countryside.
Janika Nõmmela-Semjonov from tartu Art School finds the project very useful for all participants as it helps to create experiences of communicating with purpose. Young designers can have a valuable experience of working with real clients and could learn from each other as well as from clients.
Design solutions of stage two will be ready for Christmas 2017.
Tareq Taylor, a chef and TV-personality from Sweden visited Soomaa for filming new series for his highly popular show, “Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery”, broadcasted in over 100 countries all over the world.
“Miesai un Garam IK”
(For the Body and Soul)
LATVIAN TRADITIONAL PIRTS* (BATHHOUSE) RITUALS
Latvian traditional pirts is known as wet bathhouse, where one gets use of the hot air, moisture (steam), water and plants as they work on human organism.