Design

Valoa Design makes sure the lights aren’t out

October 17, 2017

City lights aren’t there just for convenience and functionality; like architecture, they provide beauty and wellbeing, too. Finnish Valoa Design minds the gap between sunset and sunrise.

Marimekko prominent at Paris Fashion Week

October 9, 2017

The iconic Finnish design brand Marimekko showed off its own collection at the Paris Fashion Week, but received even more attention by featuring in Junya Watanabe Comme des Garcons’ spring/summer 2018 collection.

Design

Ukko seals moments of celebration in steel

October 9, 2017

This company has turned the concept of a hipflask into a simplistic design piece that is already starting to spread Ukko moments around the world.

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Time is of the essence for Rönkkö

October 2, 2017

This esteemed Finnish watch brand is silently making an impact around the world.

Finnish online flea market goes Europe-wide

September 27, 2017

Finland-based peer-to-peer online flea market Netflea.com has expanded in Europe by launching its website in three new language versions: Polish, Dutch and German.

Snapshots of tomorrow’s home

September 15, 2017

The design euphoria of Habitare, Finland’s biggest interior decoration, design and furniture event, is here once again for all to enjoy.

Papu Design takes baby steps in Asia

September 11, 2017

Finnish clothing brand Papu Design is currently hosting its own pop up shop in Japanese department store Shinjukun Isetan.

Nikari shapes Finnish wood design for five decades

July 24, 2017

Fuelled by collaborations with Finnish design maestros, Nikari is celebrating its 50th year of creating premium, sustainable solid wood furniture. Under new ownership since 2010, the company wants to honour its heritage while looking to expand its international horizons.

Billebeino is passion in fabric

June 27, 2017

A mysterious hashtag, a simple-but-oh-so-cool logo and a few hundred stickers have played a crucial role in the creation of Finnish fashion brand Billebeino.

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Tillander’s diamonds are forever

June 26, 2017

Ateliér Torbjörn Tillander serves its customers bespoke beauty, ‘calorie-free sweets’: gemstones, pearls and gold in the form of jewellery that will last generations.

Formal Friday eyes Asia

June 1, 2017

Finnish clothing brand for men, Formal Friday, is seeking international growth with a particular focus on the Asian market.