Taiko is the world's most extensive marketplace for Finnish contemporary visual arts. It is a digital marketplace, where the professional artist and buyer meet. Taiko offers a wide variety of paintings, prints, photo art and sculptures in different price categories. You may filter your searches through a versatile search function, for instance by price, size, color, theme and technique. Through Taiko's unique picture service Taiko Test you can visualize how an artwork fits in your own home or office before buying the object.
Taiko delivers artworks worldwide. The marketplace serves in three languages: English, Finnish and Swedish. Taiko is an abbreviation for the word art in Finnish and Swedish, that is taide and konst. A taiko is also a Japanese drum. Taiko wants to hit a drumroll for Finnish art.
Taiko wants to enhance the availability of Finnish contemporary art and at the same time enhance the artist's possibilities to present and sell his or her own artworks.
Taiko does not sell so called print art, only authentic artworks. This means, that a painting or sculpture bought on Taiko is unique. Even if prints and photo art may be produced in series, they are unique in the sense that every artwork is signed and numbered.
Taiko only offers art by professional artists. To guarantee the quality of the selection, every artist on Taiko has been approved based on certain criteria.
Taiko provides various payment methods: netbank, credit card, mobile payment and installment payments as well as per invoice. International buyers are offered payment by credit card.
When buying within the Nordic countries, delivery fee is always included in the artwork price. The delivery fee is included in the price of small and medium sized artworks to many European countries. For larger artworks an additional delivery fee may apply. To other countries, for instance outside of Europe, the delivery fee is added in the shopping cart with a special code, provided to the buyer through Taiko's system. The delivery fee is specified in the shopping basket before placing the order. Artwork prices and delivery fees are in euro (EUR).