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.

Marimekko takes over almost all of Europe

January 27, 2017

Finnish design company Marimekko has extended its e-commerce to 16 new countries in Europe, which means its products can now be purchased in nearly all of Europe.

TEIJA is all about detail

January 23, 2017

The London-based Finnish designer Teija Eilola has been away from her birthland for almost two decades, yet still carries and spreads the Nordic spirit in her fashion.

Finlayson to open dozens of shops in China

January 13, 2017

In addition to concept stores and shop-in-shops, the license agreement opens the door to hundreds of other stores for Finlayson.

Design

Fiskars wins six awards in the USA

December 16, 2016

Six of Fiskars’ products have been awarded prestigious Good Design Awards, which emphasises quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic.

Tinder meets Airbnb with fashion app Ivalo

December 13, 2016

Fashion is a three trillion-US dollar global market which is dominated by major brands. But if you are looking for something more individual, Finnish startup Ivalo has found a way to bring new designers straight to your fingertips.