Nikari shapes Finnish wood design for five decades
Fuelled by collaborations with Finnish design maestros, Nikari is celebrating its 50th year of creating premium, sustainable solid wood furniture. Under new ownership since 2010, the company wants to honour its heritage while looking to expand its international horizons.
McDonald’s gets creative with Framery in Sweden
Two McDonald’s restaurants in Sweden will be testing Framery’s interview booths as part of their recruitment process for three months.
A.S.Helsingö makes quality and design affordable
A Finnish company thrives with a unique blend of old world craftsmanship and an innovative digital business model that harnesses the reach of Ikea.
Finlayson and Dunkin’ Donuts team up in Sth Korea
Finland-based textile manufacturer Finlayson is set to launch its first products onto the South Korean market in August.
Isku Interior to furnish Norwegian municipalities
Finnish Isku Interior is to deliver furniture to public offices and schools in Norway.
Finnish shelf innovation to hit North American markets
An American equipment manufacturer will begin manufacturing and selling a shelf system developed by Visu Kaluste.
Framery takes new open plan office solution to US
Framery’s soundproof phone booths, made from Finnish birch plywood, are being snapped up for open plan offices around the world. A new two-person model is being launched on the US markets.
Finlayson’s bulbless innovation shines a light
Finlayson is bringing a new bulbless lamp to the markets. The People’s Light prototype was presented at the Maison & Objet fair in Paris over the weekend.
&Bros gains global interest with playful everyday objects
Finland is home to growing number of young designers who refuse to bend to traditional molds or take ethical production for granted. With one foot strongly in international markets, Helsinki-based &Bros is one of them.
Unmonday wants to shape the future of wireless audio
Competition in the audio market is fierce, but Finnish startup Unmonday believes success lies in taking the unconventional route in design and functionality. The company is behind the world’s first wireless multi-channel speaker with a unique control system.