A fairytale that brings out the magic in us

June 18, 2018

What happens when an eight-year-old girl firmly believes that if she tries hard enough, she will learn to fly? Sure, she won’t touch the clouds – but she’ll grow up to create her own world of wonders.

Profin slides in with Inwido

June 14, 2018

Finnish family business Profin Group, focused on premium sliding doors and windows, has been acquired in full by Sweden-based Inwido, Europe’s largest supplier of windows.

Halla Halla turns plastic trash into bold beachwear

June 11, 2018

Finland’s first sustainable swimwear brand was born out of two friends’ quest to find bikinis that both looked and felt good.

Five for Friday: Japan gets Finnish culture

June 8, 2018

The Nordic Fair brought a total of 30 Finnish brands to Hankyu Umeda Department Store in Osaka between 30 May and 5 June.

Finnish design and innovation recognised globally

June 4, 2018

Finnish company duo Belightful Design and KONE have been granted major accolades for design and innovation in their respective fields.

Finnish Design Shop ships pieces of happiness

May 30, 2018

Finnish design carries inherent Nordic values, such as equality, functionality and simplicity. Finnish Design Shop picks the best bits and spreads them across the globe.

ONES spreads joy all over the globe

May 14, 2018

Wherever you happen to be in the world, children are natural-born artists. Whilst their creativity flows free, Finnish company ONES makes the resulting art benefit entire communities.

Five for Friday: Wooden construction and design

May 4, 2018

Given the fact that 75 per cent of Finland’s land area is covered by forest, it is no wonder that its green gold has been exported around the world in various shapes and sizes.

CupofTherapy for MUJI in Japan

April 27, 2018

Finnish wellbeing and mental health concept company CupofTherapy has signed a collaboration agreement with Japanese lifestyle chain MUJI.

Myssyfarmi’s tale is a good yarn

April 10, 2018

A bunch of Swiss and Finnish grandmothers, a sheep called Bambi, the coolest beanie in the world and a career-ending injury have led to a new global fashion brand rising out of a Finnish village.

Marimekko and Plan campaign for equality

April 3, 2018

Finnish design brand Marimekko and humanitarian organisation Plan International are organising campaigns together to support children’s rights and education of girls in developing countries.