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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 has taught at the KABK (Royal Academy of Art) in the Hague and the Estonian Academy of Arts. For non-commissioned work, visit laurapappa.xyz.

 

Contact: info(at)laurapappa(dot)biz, +31 6 181 79 348

Nieuwpoortkade 2a-117, 1055 RX Amsterdam

 

Website by Ranno Ait

Leisure Spaces II

Leisure Spaces: Holidays and Architecture in 20th Century Estonia edited by Triin Ojari and Epp Lankots
Book design
Published by Estonian Museum of Architecture (Tallinn)
Printed by Printon (Tallinn)
215 x 280 mm, hardcover, 192 pp.
English and Estonian editions

 

This book offers an overview of the rich legacy of Estonian holiday and summer cottage architecture, focusing on the most widespread building types that helped make holidays available to a large share of the population in the Soviet period: holiday complexes for state companies, hunting and fishing cabins, tent camping sites and individual summer cottages.

 

Photos by Sanne Kabalt