Arts
& Letters

Winter 2023

Unmethod publishes for the web, providing web applications and editorial services for creative enterprise, large and small.

Read more about our services; view selected work; or take contact.

Our Services

Unmethod offers diverse web publishing software, hardware and services, from site design and architecture, to content creation and amplification, to enterprise grade e-commerce, resource planning and hosting solutions. Our work is based on an integrated, open source approach that aims to give our clients a thorough understanding of, and complete ownership over, their content and related data. Open, interconnected data matter, now more than ever.

We also offer editorial services, for all your English language content needs. Provide us with a first draft of your English language copy, and Unmethod will do the rest — using a rigorous research and drafting process, we transform rough concepts into concise and logically continuous narratives. Clear, original language matters, now more than ever.

Niko Luoma — Radius #2 (2011)

Selected Work

Since 2008, we have collaborated with a long-standing and eclectic group of clients who work in various fields, including furniture by Poiat, Nikari, Hakola and LumoKids; carpets by Finarte and Sera Helsinki; candles by Desico; all things paper by Papershop; Japanese goods and sundries by Common; leather bags and accessories by Lumi Accessories; quantum cooling systems by Bluefors; advanced fiber technology by Eagle Filters Group; houses and apartments by Sajucon; art works by Niko Luoma, Visa Norros and Matti Kujasalo (forthcoming).

We also provide assorted editorial and web services for larger corporations and non-governmental organizations, including Marimekko and the Finnish Refugee Council.

Notations

20-1-2023

On the aural environment, no. 03: Nick Cave responds to a ChatGPT song written in the style of Nick Cave: “Mark, thanks for the song, but with all the love and respect in the world, this song is bullshit, a grotesque mockery of what it is to be human, and, well, I don’t much like it.” Google, for a very different reason, is also concerned. You can try ChatGPT here.

16-12-2022

On the aural environment, no. 02: electronic musician Delia Derbyshire, of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, explains how electronic sounds are transformed into musical scores for film and television, including for her Doctor Who theme.

12-12-2022

On the aural environment, no. 01: composer Angelo Badalamenti died today, at the age of 85. Here, Mr. Badalamenti plays piano while Isabella Rossellini sings Blue Velvet, and here, David Lynch talks about working with his long-time collaborator: “I sit next to him and I talk to him, and he plays what I say.”

19-8-2022

On the built environment, no. 03: after more than fifty years of work, Michael Heizer unveils his masterpiece, City, now open for visitors, somewhere in Lincoln County, Nevada.

Unbelievable.

9-8-2022

On the built environment, no. 02: James Turrell’s latest Skyspace opens in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, one of 85 such structures across the globe. More information, including tickets, available here.

18-7-2022

On the built environment, no. 01: revisiting Agnes Denes’s Wheatfield – A Confrontation, planted 40 years ago this summer. “Planting and harvesting a field of wheat on land worth $4.5 billion created a powerful paradox.” More here.

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