Week 20, 2013 – Collaboration with Johanna Gullichsen

Johanna Gullichsen has always been our favorite woven textile designer and maker, a source of inspiration. We’ve always been enchanted with her sense of color combination, the delicacy of woven threads and the positive vibes of well-made products…. more

Week 11, 2013 – Wood is Wood.

On March 11, Seungho and I drove to Halikko where Formesa, a manufacturer of About Blank Stand, locates. Since we do not own a car, we have been renting a car whenever needed and Smart from Benz has been the one we choose all the time…. more

Week 9, 2013 – TJT-Kaluste Oy

Stefan of Orego, our partner on our new product, Bookshelf, suggested to meet TJT-Kaluste Oy to discuss production. We were pleasantly surprised by their facility and flexibility. TJT-Kaluste is relatively a young manufacturing company in Nummela, Finland, and their main business is interior walls and shelving system…. more

2nd Quality Stand with cork top

Some of you might have known, we have been offering our 2nd quality products on our online store. … more

Week 42, 2012 – A story of how A:B Bookshelf began

About:Blank just launched a new product, Bookshelf, at Habitare 2012 … more

week 40, 2012 – shooting New Stand

Since now we had new version of Stand with birch … more

Week 36, 2012 – Building About:Blank booth at Habitare 2012

From 6th to 11th September, Stefan, Seungho and Hyunsun had built About:Blank booth at Habitare…. more

Week 17, 2012 – now and then

It has become already reaching at the end of the … more

Week 49, 2011 – Insuring a small business

Hyunsun shares how entrepreneurship is being aided and encouraged in Helsinki, and what it meant to us, About:Blank. … more

The official video of Cooter Binding that made the About:Blank Notebook possible. … more

Week 34, 2011 – a news from Korean Customs

One miserable news came: with only three days left to … more

Week 34, 2010 – registration of A:B in Finland

Besides the fair, there has been one thing to be … more

Week 34, 2010 – a packing day

DSV, the official transportation partner of Code11, is scheduled to … more

Dear friends and customers Thank you for your support for … more

Week 33, 2010 – How to use a pallet?

We have ordered a pallet delivery service from a transportation … more

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website! I managed to build this … more

Week 33, 2010 – the finishing stroke

Until the fair a little less than a months is … more

Week 32, 2010 – Self adhesive felt pad

Seungho asked me to find a vendor in Korea for self-adhesive, … more

Week 31, 2010 – places to eat in Helsinki

View this in a larger map Recently Hyunsun and I … more

Week 30, 2010 – Keep it steady.

What I have wanted to achieve joining About Blank is … more

Week 29, 2010 – too small to be a customer

We figured out that protecting pad should be attached underneath … more

Week 25, 2011 – boxing the Folding Chair

As we are aiming to launch our new products at … more

Week 23, 2011 – Nagano

I visited Nagano to confirm the new squared lines for … more

Week 16, 2010 – the 1st meeting with the Aaltonens

Since Seungho came up with new idea for our stand, … more

Week 12, 2011 – A:B Stand

Last year in New York it was a jaw-dropping experience … more

Week 13, 2010 – A fresh new start

Since Seungho and I are in Helsinki and Seunghoon is … more

Week 11, 2011 – making Folding Chair in Helsinki

Lately, I have been in touch with Sakari Paananen, a … more