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Laura Pappa is a graphic designer based in Amsterdam active mainly in the cultural field. She received her education from the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and Werkplaats Typografie in Arnhem. Her clients include Kunstverein Toronto, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Museum of Estonian Architectureproject space ROZENSTRAAT, Biennale Matter of Art, and publisher Valiz, among others. Together with Elisabeth Klement she runs Asterisk Summer School, an annual graphic design summer programme based in Tallinn; in 2017 the two curated the exhibition Signals from the Periphery at the Tallinn Art Hall. She is currently teaching graphic design at ArtEZ University of the Arts (BA) and the Estonian Academy of Arts (MA). For non-commissioned work, visit


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To the New World! II

Uude maailma!: Eesti arhitektid Torontos / To the New World!: Estonian Architects in Toronto

Book design

210 x 270, paperback, 298 pp.

Published by the Museum of Estonian Architecture

Printed by the Tallinn Book Printers



Accompanying the exhibition “To the New World: Estonian Architects in Toronto” at the Museum of Estonian Architecture, this book provides a thorough overview of the work and lives of architects of Estonian origin who emigrated to Canada during the Second World War. Edited by Jarmo Kauge; photos by Kaido Haagen.