Mifuko expands its fair trade design in Kenya
Finnish design and fair trade company Mifuko has recently launched a new basket collection with local artisans in the remote Turkana County in Kenya.
Five for Friday: Footwear
Finnish flair for footwear is being recognised around the world.
Spinnova awarded for world-changing idea
Finnish company Spinnova has developed a sustainable fibre innovation that has been recognised with a World Changing Ideas Award by Fast Company.
ALA Architects wins new library project in Lyon
Finnish company ALA Architects has won a competition to design the new learning centre of Université Lumière Lyon II in France.
TAUKO wraps you in ideology
For Finnish fashion house TAUKO, it all started out from an ideological desire to have a positive impact on the textile industry. Its recycled designs have found an audience among socially aware and other fashionistas.
Novita’s handicraft awarded in the UK
Finnish yarn and design company Novita has been presented the Best International Newcomer Award at The British Craft Awards 2019.
Spinnova signs globally recognised textile expert
Sustainable textile company Spinnova has signed professor Nawar Kadi, from the University of Borås, to help to commercialise the company’s fibre-production technology.
Emmy makes second-hand your first choice
Finland-based Emmy functions like a flea market, but with no fleas. It’s not only an online marketplace for second-hand fashion, but also a way for brands to prove their commitment to durability.
Juha Salmela named European CTO of the Year
The innovator and co-founder of Finnish sustainable fibre startup Spinnova, Juha Salmela, has been chosen as Europe’s chief technology officer of 2018.
Verso Design makes beauty functional
This Finnish family company produces household items that make everyday life easier and prettier – so, overall, happier – whilst making them all long-lasting in terms of style, quality and sustainability.