“Salt, in Mariehamn, only sells Åland-made wares. Upstairs, artists and craftspeople have studio space; downstairs there’s a shop. Pick up traditional items: jewelry, woven rag rugs, sheepskin items, and trivets made from knotted rope by a former seaman," says Lotta Jansdotter, a designer who has spent her summers in Åland since she was a little girl.
Read more about her life growing up in the Scandinavian archipelago here. This appeared in the November/December 2014 issue.