Gugguu wants the perfect fit

March 22, 2017

If the shops don’t sell what you’d want to buy, it might be a good idea to try and do it yourself. Case in point: the two sisters behind the kids clothing brand Gugguu managed to create a whole community based on their distinctive design and sustainable production.

Design

Finnish design collects a bunch of awards

March 21, 2017

A number of Finnish companies have been recognised at the European Product Design Awards. The ceremony will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels in April.

Design

Metsä Board wins two at iF Design Awards

March 15, 2017

Metsä Group was awarded twice at this year’s iF Design Awards, where its T2 Mini Fruit Tea packaging was recognised in the ‘Beverages’ category, while its Elevated drink box was awarded an iF Design certificate for ‘Independent Packaging.’

One poncho to unwind us all

March 8, 2017

Finnish Jouten towel ponchos are practicality, sustainability and comfort sewn into the one outfit. The most important ingredient is a laid-back, feel-good mood.

Lindström strengthens its presence in the UK

March 3, 2017

Lindström has acquired United Services, in a move which doubles the Finnish textile service company’s customer base in the UK.

We Started This: Second-hand, first choice

February 20, 2017

Not everyone believed in Sara Nyyssölä’s business pitch when she announced her idea of buying and selling pre-worn clothes. Now, she and her team have proven the doubters wrong.

Design

Kinnarps receives prestigious award

February 16, 2017

Finnish workspace solutions company Kinnarps is to receive the iF Product Design Award 2017 for its new product ranges Spaces and Fields.

Finnish shoe brand hits shelves in the US

February 8, 2017

Shoe designer Terhi Pölkki has started collaborating with the lifestyle store chain Anthropologie, which is a part of the multinational clothing corporation Urban Outfitters.

Design

Coreflect is not just a bright shiny new object

February 8, 2017

Safety Reflector Finland and its product Coreflect are prime examples of the Finnish imagination and aptitude for modification.

Design

Magisso and DAVIDsTEA team up to keep tea cool

February 7, 2017

Finnish lifestyle brand Magisso has announced it is collaborating with Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer DAVIDsTEA.

Reima clothes kids in the US

January 30, 2017

The Finnish children’s outerwear brand Reima is launching in the US this year, and Lapland will play a pivotal role in its coming consumer campaign.