AIDA impact handcrafts better beginnings

November 27, 2018

Finnish company AIDA impact is aiming for a more inclusive society – in a literally hands-on way. Its accessories are made to last both in terms of quality and style.

Five for Friday: Bags

November 23, 2018

These five Finnish companies are making sure that customers are getting carried away with their different approach to making bags.

Finnish cup design’s appeal is durable

November 20, 2018

Kupilka dishware is tailored for the outdoors, promising a lightweight, ecological and durable experience even in Arctic conditions. And its origins come not from the cutting edge, but from the distant past.

Five for Friday: Wall decoration

November 16, 2018

Finnish design and innovation offers decorative options that are off the wall –­ yet are well and truly located firmly on it.

Luin Living pampers Japan during Christmas

November 12, 2018

Finnish lifestyle brand Luin Living will bulk up its presence in Japan for the Christmas season by opening pop up shops in seven large department stores around the country.

Saint Vacant’s shoes bring a smile to your face

November 6, 2018

This Helsinki, Finland-based boutique shoemaker is looking to bring together the best of two worlds: the comfort of bespoke shoes and the flair of street footwear.

Himmee lets there be light in style

October 30, 2018

Finnish light designer and manufacturer Himmee holds dear all things Nordic: its products are simple yet classy, contemporary yet ageless.

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.