From the get-go Black White Mustard was in the front line of the adult colouring trend and caught media attention, with appearances on radio and features in magazines.


On Finnish National Radio, Yle Vega, Maria of Black White Mustard was interviewed on the live Saturday morning lifestyle show Lördax about colouring for grown-ups by Hannah Norrena and Jukka Isojoki. Click for article in Swedish: Färgläggning för vuxna är som balsam för själen (07 Feb 2015)

RHaamut 1 - Eyes closed since 1979_500With the colouring hype growing the hip urban local radio station Radio Helsinki jumped on the wagon with another interview on their morning show Radio Helsingin Aamut by Aleksi Pahkala. The podcast of the interview, this time in Finnish, is still available HERE. And here’s the article: Aikuiset: Värikynä käteen ja värittämään The date of the interview 7 April 2015 is still the day of most hits to this page ever. “So far”, that is.


Kuriren wrote a three-page article about Black White Mustard in the Holidays issue 2015, including an illustration with the same name.

In early summer 2016 there was a collaboration with the magazine for the Danish Stella Polaris festival! The magazine was distributed to more than 10,000 picnic festival goers and featured a spread about Maria and the book Min mandala. Click here to download the magazine!


The wonderful Colour with Claire -blog features interesting colouring book artist interviews. Here is the one of Maria and Black White Mustard.

The coloring book blog I Sniff Books has to my great delight reviewed both Lilla Mindfulnessmålarboken and Min Mandala. Click on the titles to read the reviews and see a flick through of the book as a bonus! More about the books on the Works page.