Arkki helps kids design smart and friendly Ho Chi Minh City

October 19, 2018

Finnish-originated Arkki School of Architecture for Children and Youth is collaborating on a smart and child friendly Ho Chi Minh City project in Vietnam, together with UNICEF and local partners.

Hellon continues gold streak in Dublin

October 15, 2018

Finnish service design company Hellon has been awarded gold for its project with Irish retail company Musgrave.

MUJI pops up in Helsinki city centre

October 10, 2018

Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI is hosting a pop-up design store at the Kamppi shopping centre in the heart of the Finnish capital from 29 October to 20 January 2019.

CHAOS architects wants cities to be built for people

October 2, 2018

By bringing big data and citizen engagement into the picture, CHAOS architects aims to disrupt urban planning practices – for the people, by the people.

Plywood Print makes memories lively and lasting

September 26, 2018

Although cameras and photographs are everywhere these days, fewer and fewer photographs end up being printed. Finnish company Plywood Print wants to make the ones that are extra special.

Finnish design brand Pentik pops up in Tokyo

September 25, 2018

Finnish interior design brand Pentik continues to make a name for itself in Japan with a week-long pop-up shop in one of Tokyo’s leading department stores, Matsuya Ginza.

Smartblock brings squares of peace to the buzz

September 17, 2018

Smartblock’s made-in-Finland mobile meeting pods squeeze calm and quiet places into the smallest of offices, saving expensive square metres and everyone’s nerves.

Five for Friday: Habitare

September 14, 2018

Finnish design innovation takes centre stage at this year’s Habitare.

Made of Sundays is not just another sticker on the wall

September 10, 2018

Finnish company Made of Sundays wants to cheer up homes and offices with colours and shapes made of ecological materials. Stick it up and wear a smile!

Marimekko buckles down in Japan

September 5, 2018

Marimekko will open a new store in Japan in September, on the heels of the makeover of its Tokyo flagship store.

Mine Güngör puts the cherry on top of an outfit

September 3, 2018

There’s no limit to what can inspire Finnish jewellery designer Mine Güngör. Her next collection might burst out of her pencil as she sits down to draw.