VAI-KØ mingles urban with wilderness

August 20, 2018

Finland-based VAI-KØ believes nobody should need one beanie for the city and another for the outdoors, because having one that’s stylish and lasting can serve both purposes.

Belightful’s Butterfly Oasis takes flight

August 7, 2018

Where have all the butterflies gone? Finnish startup Belightful Design is bringing them back to our gardens with award-winning design.

PaaPii Design doesn’t want to be like the masses

July 31, 2018

When someone from Australia rings you up and tells you they want to sell your designs, you might want to consider scaling up production. PaaPii Design took note.

Bjarmia takes pride in history and craftsmanship

July 24, 2018

Bjarmia, a Kuusamo-based manufacturer of hand-made ceramics, has struck a balance between its long history, deep-rooted relationship with nature and contemporary design sensibilities.

Wolt delivers design to the doorstep in Helsinki

July 6, 2018

Finnish food delivery service Wolt is bringing grassroots designers and artists into the spotlight during Helsinki Design Week, by delivering their art to doorsteps.

ZeroPoint squeezes out better performance

July 3, 2018

Finnish ZeroPoint Compression turns waste into high-quality clothing for anyone wanting to feel the blood in their veins: athletes, pilots, and all the rest of us.

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.