Spinnova signs globally recognised textile expert

February 20, 2019

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

February 19, 2019

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

February 7, 2019

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

February 6, 2019

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.

Finns tackle urbanisation in Nepal

January 17, 2019

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Helin & Co Architects are working on a project to design a new sustainable urban area for half a million people in the Kathmandu Valley.

Pole wins at Design & Innovation Awards

January 15, 2019

Finland’s Pole Bicycle Company has been internationally recognised for its novel Machine mountain bike.

Novita launches Moomin yarns internationally

January 7, 2019

Finnish family company Novita has entered into a co-operation agreement with Moomin Characters to bring Moomin-themed yarns to international markets.

Finnish stamp awarded as world’s best

January 7, 2019

A Finnish nature-themed postage stamp was awarded as the Best Stamp of the World at the International Nexofil Awards.

Luin Living caps off great year in the US

December 14, 2018

Finnish lifestyle brand Luin Living is wrapping up a great year of international growth with pop-up shops in a US department store.

AIDA impact handcrafts better beginnings

November 27, 2018

Finnish company AIDA impact is aiming for a more inclusive society – in a literally hands-on way. Its accessories are made to last both in terms of quality and style.

Five for Friday: Bags

November 23, 2018

These five Finnish companies are making sure that customers are getting carried away with their different approach to making bags.