We Started This: Second-hand, first choice
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.
Kinnarps receives prestigious award
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
Shoe designer Terhi Pölkki has started collaborating with the lifestyle store chain Anthropologie, which is a part of the multinational clothing corporation Urban Outfitters.
Coreflect is not just a bright shiny new object
Safety Reflector Finland and its product Coreflect are prime examples of the Finnish imagination and aptitude for modification.
Magisso and DAVIDsTEA team up to keep tea cool
Finnish lifestyle brand Magisso has announced it is collaborating with Canadian specialty tea and tea accessory retailer DAVIDsTEA.
Reima clothes kids in the US
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
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
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
In addition to concept stores and shop-in-shops, the license agreement opens the door to hundreds of other stores for Finlayson.
Fiskars wins six awards in the USA
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
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.