Helsinki is an outstanding Jugenstil-Art nouveau city. Set in a beautiful northern archipelago, its centre - 2 kilometres across - is a joy to discover by promenades. Here the "new style" masterpieces are revealed by maps and exquisite pencil drawings by the author, capturing summer light and life today; including rare interior views. For the connoisseur and lover of the city, this creation of the Golden Age of Finnish Art, is now portrayed. A city of romantic quaters, castles in the air, towers, villas, artistic homes, and the birth of modernism.