work in progress

jollygoodfellow at Trosa Tryckeri


Yesterday we were at the Trosa Printing House, an environmentally certified printer close to Stockholm. We were there to see that everything went right when our baby, urbnCal 2012, came into the world. And it did, we are very delighted! Now we just wait for the ink to dry completely, the sheets to be trimmed and the holes to be punched. Then it’s time for release!

By |2020-04-17T11:17:28+02:00October 1st, 2011|process|1 Comment

Helsinki photo shoot


On our first trip to shoot urbnCal 2012 Helsinki we immediately got a feeling for Kallio, a part of Helsinki we were not so familiar with. We can’t help but love signs like this one. If you look close you will see the whole Tanttu family in this picture.

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Pear Vanilla Strawberry


Perhaps this is a sketch of the perfect summer t-shirt. We are thinking of making the screen actual size, straight on, would fit fine on t-shirts for both adults and kids.

By the way, we just heard that you now have ice cream with bacon flavour over there (=USA) but jollygoodfellow is a bit old-school and likes the classic pear-vanilla-strawberry.

By |2020-04-17T11:17:28+02:00April 7th, 2011|process|1 Comment

The lace curtain


We have started to experiment with an old lace curtain, trying to transfer the structure to paper and perhaps combine with screen printing later.
It feels nice, but today the best way to enjoy it was just to watch the sun filter through it.

By |2020-04-17T11:17:28+02:00March 10th, 2011|process|Comments Off on The lace curtain

the scarves are gone

Well, now the scarves are all gone, thanks to Konstfack’s Christmas fair. We didn’t know how people would feel about them since the pattern is quite random, but both young and old liked them. Now we are inspired to continue the project.

By |2010-12-11T13:08:39+02:00December 11th, 2010|process|Comments Off on the scarves are gone



For a long time we have been thinking of how to re-use all the proof textiles. They are like a visual history of jollygoodfellow. Old and new prints side by side and on top of each other.  Now we have started to cut out squares, and we are thinking of having them as scarfs! And maybe we will add an extra print to some of them.

By |2020-04-17T11:17:28+02:00November 17th, 2010|process|1 Comment

urbnCal 2011 taking shape

We just got back from a great week in Copenhagen biking around Vesterbro, Fredriksberg, Nørrebro, Østerbro, Christianshavn, Amager, Ørestad and the City area taking 1165 pictures, 365 of these will soon be urbnCal 2011. It is really one of the best cities to bike in and we learned that the Copenhagens bike 1,2 million kilometers daily! Since we had our two kids with us (aged 1 and 3) we also spent time in some nice playgrounds and discovered another dimension of the city. The city planning and the architecture seems to be on the forefront.

By |2020-04-17T11:17:29+02:00July 22nd, 2010|process|Comments Off on urbnCal 2011 taking shape

Pajula woods in Västberga


We have been working in a bigger studio at Västberga industrial park for two weeks, where we tried out some new prints based on sketches from our sketchbooks and photos from the Finnish countryside. The two weeks flew by and now we have left with new prints in our screens and our sketchbooks filled with new ideas! The sun was shining and some of the days ended up with a refreshing swim. You can see pictures from the process at our Facebook-page and sooner or later the finished prints will show up here.

By |2020-04-17T11:17:29+02:00July 11th, 2010|process|Comments Off on Pajula woods in Västberga