Mifuko expands its fair trade design in Kenya

April 17, 2019

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

April 12, 2019

Finnish flair for footwear is being recognised around the world.

Spinnova awarded for world-changing idea

April 10, 2019

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

March 18, 2019

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

March 13, 2019

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

March 5, 2019

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

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.