Encouraging female entrepreneurship: Member of Obama's cabinet visiting Stella Soomlais

We had the pleasure of having Maria Contreras-Sweet, the Current Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration in our studio and discussing female entrepreneurhip with us. Along with the acknowledgement of Estonian female designers for encouraging entrepreneurhip among women, she passed Estonian Design House an invitation to hold Estonian Design Week in Washington D.C. in the end of summer 2016.
US Embassy in Tallinn

Handmade Kultur: An Overview of the Artisan Scene in Tallinn

In the May issue of Handmade Kultur there's a list of places to see in Tallinn and amongst others Stella Soomlais Studio has been highlighted.

Easyjet Traveller: Kalamaja's Finest

The April issue of Easyjet Traveller talks about Stella Soomlais design as a way to treat oneself in Kalamaja. Stella can also be seen in the Tallinn City Guide video by Easyjet.

SHOP Magazine Estonia SS15: The Artisanal Approach

An international luxury shopping and travel guide writes about Estonia's emerging design talents, including Stella, that stay true to their roots, favouring traditional craftmanship, high-quality materials and timeless aesthetics. 

Fall4Me: Fashion Made In Estonia #3 With Stella Soomlais

Fall4Me blog took focus on Estonian fashion design and this includes an interview with Stella.

European Fashion and Design Market  @ Brussels

From 24th to 26th October 2014 Stella participated in European Fashion and Design Market by EUNIC Brussels @ De Markten (Oude Graanmarkt 5).

Estonian Design House pop-up shop in London

Estonian Design House presents the best of Estonian contemporary design from 18th to 21st September 2014 at Hoxton Gallery , including Stella's design.

Young designer award finalist and readers favourite

Stella was a Estonian Young designer award finalist 2014 with many projects she finished this year. She also got the readers favourite award from with the chess set designed in co-operation with Nick Rawcliffe.

Tallinn Arts Magazine: Custom Made Luxury Bags by Stella Soomlais

A little insight of Stella's work and future plans @ Tallinn Arts Magazine 2014 second edition (p 26-31).

Arcticstartup: Estonian public transportation soon accesssible with NCF chipped Driftband

Arcticstartup writes about the Driftband product that people can use in Tallinn public transport. The leather wristbands are co-designed by Stella.

Spend a day with Stella offers an opportunity to experience different jobs and careers. Now you can also visit Stella studio. There's also an interview with Stella. 

Estonian design to be introduced in Brussels for the first time

From 24th April to 25th May 2014 the Estonian design review exhibition "Size Doesn't Matter"will take place in Brussels at the Design Flanders Gallery. 3 of Stella's (co)-designs  are also there – Weekend Bag, laptop case RÜPERÜÜ and chess board set.

Tallinn Street Style with Mari and Tarvo

The goal of this photo shoot was to emphasize Estonian designers and to show how to incorporate different Estonian labels into your everyday life. Stella's leather wallets are also on the pictures.

Estonian Designer Wins Two of Three Categories in Virtual Bag Design Contest

Estonian Public Broadcasting writes about the joyful news that two of Stella designs won in the international competition "Design A Bag" and Stella had the honour to receive the awards in Hong Kong (26.03.2013). Pictures in Facebook.

The New York Times: Local Hangouts in a Tallinn, Estonia, Neighborhood

The New York Times indicates that shops, cafes and restaurants in the Kalamaja district, icluding Estonian Design House (where is also Stella's studio) could lure visitors outside Old Town's walls. (18.11.2012) 

Insider Tallinn: Stella Soomlais

Austrian luxury travel and lifestyle e-magazine Insiderei asked Stella to talk about her favourite places and designers in Tallinn. (November 5th, 2012). The second part of the article you can read from here (November 5th, 2012).

Fashionisto Magazine photoshoot: "Stylish Pastime"

Models Sander Kink and Kristjan Mark wear Stella's design as well as the creation of many other Estonian designers in photoshoot styled by Mariliin Saar and photographed by Liis Anton in Fashionisto Magazine. (October 12th, 2012)