Uudised & üritused

Romanian National Contest of Calligraphy

We are happy to have supported the Romanian National Contest of Calligraphy 2018 organised by the Freedom for Education Culture and Sport organisation. This year's theme was designing a book cover. The level of calligraphy as well as the originality, composition, and...

Internship at Labora – I finally got my letter from Hogwarts

Hi, I am Masha, 26. I’m originally from Russia and I’ve been living in Tartu, Estonia, for 6 years now. If everything goes well, I’m going to graduate from Tartu Art College (Kunstikool Pallas) and get a BA degree in Media and Advertisement next spring (2019). I went...

Labora – töökoda lastele!

Oktoobris ja novembris korraldab Labora tasuta töötubasid lastele. Tule meile külla oma sõprade, klassi või pereliikmetega. Meil jagub tegevust ka kõige väiksematele, isegi lastele alatest kolmandast eluaastast. Nimelt avame tuleva aasta algul uue töökoja Laboras, mis...

Uus Poeetiline punane raamat!

Laupäeval, 15. septembril 2018. a esitlevad Tallinna Ukraina Kultuurikeskus ja selle Labora töötoad oma uut Poeetilise punase raamatu väljaannet, et tähistada Eesti 100. aastapäeva ja ülistada meie maa floora ja fauna mitmekesist ilu. Sel puhul avab Ukraina...

Matteo’s Internship Full of Sketching

In Labora I found a place of great inspiration and extraordinary people. They taught me a lot about printing techniques and gave me the opportunity to develop my personal work. Initially, I did not have a clear idea about what artwork to create. I started off by...

ARS LITTERA – 2018 näituse avamine

Kutsume kõiki soovijaid! 2. juunil kell 15.00 Grusbeke taguses tornis (Laboratooriumi 33) toimub näituse pidulik avamine. Avamise raames esineb vanamuusikaansambel Rondellus. Sellel päeval on võimalik kalligraafi juhendamisel valmistada endale pilliroost sulg, millega...

Seemnepaberi valmistamise ja trükkimise töötuba

Meil on rõõm teatada, et LABORA kuulutab välja seemnekaardi töötuba, mis toimub kolmapäeval 06.06.2018 kell 17.30. Töötuba sisaldab: 1.osa - seemnepaberi valmistamine (kuna paber kuivab 3 päeva, siis töötoa teises osas kasutame juba valmispaberit, mis oli tehtud varem...

Pintsel Vaikuses

Kalligraafia on midagi palju enamat, kui lihtsalt kirjutamine. See on kunstivorm, mis seob graatsiliselt kujundatud tähti harmoonilisse kompositsiooni. See on kanal, mis ühendab keelt, ajalugu ja lugusid. Kalligraafia nõuab nii praktikat kui ka konsentratsiooni. Sel...

Support Us: The Poetics of Endangered Species

The Ukrainian Cultural Center in Tallinn has launched a crowd-funding campaign to republish a new and improved facsimile edition of The Poetics of Endangered Species book!   Read the whole story, watch the video, and support us here!   Why are we republishing the...

Näitus “Kalligraafia Heino Kivihalli ja tema õpilaste käe läbi”

Näitusel on eksponeeritud Heino Kivihalli ja tema õpilaste Tatiana Iakovleva, Anu Karjatse ning Tallinna Kalligraafiakooli õpilaste tööd läbi aegade. Heino Kivihall ütleb: "Kalligraaf ei ole masin. Ta töötab aeglaselt. Tema kätt ja vaimu juhib aastatuhandete kogemus....

Tallinn Laboratoria: The Full Course

Do you know that feeling you get when you‘re having friends come over for a visit? Especially those who live a long way off and only show up once in a while? That’s the feeling we had when we welcomed Alexander Vasin and Natalia Velchinskaya, graphic designers and...

Anna’s Internship at Labora

I did my internship at Labora as a part of my design studies. I was expecting something unusual even before the internship – and I got exactly what I was searching for. A special place where I could get inspired by the people and their culture. I also took it as a...

Ars Littera 2017

KALLIGRAAFIA NÄITUS „ ARS LITTERA - 2017 “ on avatud 2.juunist 1. septembrini Tallinna vanalinnas, Grusbeke taguses tornis Näituse korraldajateks on Tallinna Kalligraafia Kool ja Peterburi kalligraafiakunsti keskus „Ot Aza do Ižitsy“, Näitusel on esindatud nii...

Postkaardikujunduse konkurs!

Labora sünnipäevapeo postkaardikujunduse konkursi tingimused Võidukujunduse autor saab järgmise auhinna: 1 Labora paberivalmistamise töötuba. Töötoas võib osaleda kuni 16 inimest. Võitja peab auhinna saamiseks telefoni või e-maili teel leppima kokku talle sobiva...

Seed Bombs!

It's sunny, it's spring, it's... still kind of grey-ish in Estonia. It's the perfect time for guerilla gardening! Seed bombs are an easy way to start and to get kids involved. Make some seed bombs together, get messy, and then go and bomb the city with flowers. Here...

Võida 5 Labora seemnekaarti oma valikul!

Pane oma seemnepaber kasvama! 1. Istuta paber mullale. 2. Kasta seemnepaberit korralikult ja vaata, et see ära ei kuivaks. 3. Jälgi selle kasvamist! 4. Tee kasvama läinud seemnepaberist pilt ja jaga seda: Intsagram’is hashtagiga #laboraworkshops Labora Facebook’i...

Moritz, His Internship and Animation

До свидания Таллинн, красивый город! With these few words of my very bad Russian, I would like to start writing about my internship here in Tallinn. They became more representative of my whole experience, than one might think. The more time I spent at the Ukrainian...

Books We Make

Our Labora workshops are made to keep traditional arts and crafts alive, and to develop them for contemporary needs. Working with our hands is what unites us – letterpress printing, papermaking, calligraphy, woodwork, bookbinding, design and illustrations. When these...

How a Christmas Card Is Made

Have you ever wondered how a letterpress print is made - from the first idea to the final product? Explore the creative process behind the making of our products - today our new Christmas greeting card! Letterpress suits calligraphy exceptionally well - that is why we...

Sending Seeds (and Other Things) Around the World

Sending our seed paper cards around the world - it sounds easy enough, right? It is, except some countries are very strict when it comes to deciding what is allowed to cross their borders. That is undoubtedly a great thing, you don't want a foreign species of flowers...

Farewell, Nikolas, Our First Intern!

Tallinna Paber decided to take in interns through the Erasmus+ programme - and our first experience was great! Our intern Nikolas Falas has volunteered to write a few words about his two-month experience here: When I first applied for an internship in Tallinna Paber,...

We are going to Helsinki Design Market!

Are you planning a trip to Helsinki on 3. - 4. September? Then stop by the Helsinki Design Market at the Cable Factory (Tallberginkatu 1). Tallinna Paber will be there in the Print Market section - with our seed cards, seed bombs and brand new wall calendars! Saturday...

Loomeprotsess

Labora’s Makers: Being a Chronicle of Nestor’s Artistic Journey

EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers.  You can see what else he has been up to at flatfish.ee.   Enjoy his interview with Nestor Ljutjuk.   “Nestor! Open the floor!” – Нестор! Открой пол! And with these three magic words, I met...

Labora’s Partners: Some Notes on Marian Habicht

EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers.  You can see what else he has been up to at flatfish.ee.   Enjoy his interview with Marian Habicht about how she brings medieval binding techniques to life.   A blank page. An empty notebook. Sometimes...

Labora’s Partners: Sharing Impressions with Agnes Liiv

EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers.  You can see what else he has been up to at flatfish.ee.   Enjoy his interview with Agnes Liiv about her ceramics and her Kalamaja garden which inspires her.   Agnes explains Estonia’s burdock and nettles: Looking...

Labora’s Partners: Whistling While Daniel Rahuvarm Works

EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers.  You can see what else he has been up to at flatfish.ee.   Enjoy his interview with Daniel Rahuvarm.   If you happen to spot a young man walking around Tallinn – or his home town of Haapsalu – wearing a wood...

Labora’s Partners: A Still Life with Vaikelu

EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers.  You can see what else he has been up to at flatfish.ee.   Enjoy his interview with Vaikelu’s creators Mirjam Parve and Ragne Schults.     Forget about drying the fragile flowers you’ve gathered by pressing them...

Labora’s Makers: A Portrait of Hannah Harkes (Continued)

EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers.  You can see what else he has been up to at flatfish.ee.   Welcome to our new series and enjoy his first interview with Hannah Harkes.   Read the first part of the interview with Hannah here. You often collaborate...

Labora’s Makers: A Portrait of Hannah Harkes

 EA Johnson is in town, meeting with  Labora’s makers. Welcome to our new series and enjoy his first interview with Hannah Harkes.   Within Labora’s creative collective, every member plays a part to make up the whole. And yet Labora’s true strength is built on the...

Printing Mushrooms

My first impression of Estonia was the huge amount of contrasts. Starting from the Tallinn airport, you pass the industrial park, a village of multi-storey buildings, old soviet buildings surrounded by a forest of skyscrapers, all the way to the charming little Old...

From the Printmaker’s Workshop: Photopolymer Processing

Hannah here, from the printmaking workshop. I've been given access to our blog for some technical writing, so get ready for a long, geeky ramble about all those beautiful little technical details which make printmakers start to talk with wide eyes, in fast, excited...

Peek Into Our Woodworking Workshop

Our woodworking workshop lies in the narrow part of Laboratooriumi street in Tallinn Old Town. Step inside the wooden door of house number 25; Andres Koidu will greet you with a quick glance and a shy hello. He is the master of the workshop and the maker of the many...

Creative Makers projekt

Experimenting with photopolymer

Our CREAM project partners visited us at Labora to try out a selection of the various workshops we offer. One of the most open-ended workshops we lead is Experimenting with Photopolymer and the results from the CREAM visit provide a nice opportunity to share insights...

Novembri töötubade seeria on lõpusirgele jõudnud!

Ja 30. novembriga lõppeski meie viimane õpituba pikemast töötubade seeriast. Meie jaoks oli hindamatu kogemus töötada nii paljude erinevate lastega. Lapsed rikastasid meie tööpäevi oma kreatiivsuse ja entusiasmiga. Oleme nüüd kindlasti paremad juhendajad tänu kõigile...

Labora töötoad jätkuvad!

Praeguseks oleme korraldanud kaheksa Creative Makers´i töötuba, mille käigus lapsed ja nende vanemad on saanud paberit valmistada, trükkida kõrgtrüki tehnikas ja stop-motion animatsiooni luua. Meie loometegevuse ja arutelu üldine teema on keskkonna hoidmine. Alustame...

Esimene töötuba edukalt läbitud!

Labora - töökoda lastele, korraldab selle aasta oktoobris ja novembris tasuta töötubasid lastele. Möödunud nädalal toimuski meie esimene õpituba pikemast töötubade seeriast. Selle käigus valmistasime lastega paberit, trükkisime kõgtrükimeetodil ja meisterdasime...

Mis on Creative Makers? Lühikesed videod koos vastustega!

Creative Makers rühmituse liikmed arutlevad sügavatel teemadel: Mis on projekt Creative Makers? Mis on kõrgtrükk? Kas trükikunst on väljasurev nähtus või puudutab see ikka veel meie igapäeva elu? Mis lapsepõlve sündmused viisid meid kokku loovtööga?...

Innovatsiooni ja ajaloo kohtumine Vilanovas

Juunis toimus Creative Makers partnerite neljas kohtumine. See leidis aset Vilanova i la Geltrús, imearmsas sadamalinnas Barcelona lähistel. Võõrustajateks olid kolleegid Neapolisest. Neapolis tähendab kreeka keeles uut linna ja nende nimes peitub ka nende idee. ...

Uuenduslikud töötoad iidsete müüride vahel

Kolmanda Creative Makersi partnerite kohtumise korraldasime meie, Laboras. Kohtumine toimus ajaloolises Tallinna Vanalinnas. Keegi meie külalistest polnud varasemalt Tallinnat ega ka Eestit külastanud, nii et lisaks oma töötubade tutvustamisele, saime neile rääkida ka...

Õppides Dublini trükimeistritelt

Kui te kunagi Dublinisse satute, tasub tormilisest kesklinnamelust kõrvale põigata vaiksesse vanasse kasarmusse, kus asub Iirimaa rahvuslik trükimuuseum (National Print Museum). See võrratu muuseum paikneb  kõigest 15-minutilise jalutuskäigu kaugusel kesklinnast ning...

Projekt Creative Makers ehk CREAM

Soovime lastes äratada huvi trükikunsti vastu.  Kõrgtrükk on iidne oskus ning just läbi laste on võimalik neid teadmisi ning oskuseid edasi kanda. Tahame, et nad õpiksid läbi  loomingulise käelise tegevuse midagi ise valmistama - algusest lõpuni. See on hindamatu...