Formal Friday eyes Asia
Finnish clothing brand for men, Formal Friday, is seeking international growth with a particular focus on the Asian market.
Finnish architectural firm wins prize in US
Finnish firm OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture has been named the recipient of the Spotlight Prize 2017.
Metsä Board’s fruity boxes win for design
The packaging design for the new T2 Mini Fruit Tea range by Metsä Board has won first place in the Limited Edition category at The Dieline Awards 2017.
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.
Time machines with timeless design
An abundance of great ideas has been born in the heat and humidity of Finnish saunas. One of them is Aarni, Finnish company turning wood into beautiful and sustainable accessories.
Terhi Pölkki Shoes are made of stories
Finnish shoe designer Terhi Pölkki said ‘no’ twice when her friend asked her to come sell her shoes in New York. Third time’s the charm: now her shoes are on shelves across the US.
Coruu’s jewellery is light as a feather
Finnish jewellery company Coruu isn’t heavy on the shoulders – or ears or neck, for that matter. Now it’s setting sail to global markets with characters familiar to many: the Moomins and their friends.
Aalto student finds success at Hyères
Aalto University design student Maria Korkeila was awarded the Schiaparelli Prize at the Hyères Fashion Festival in France last weekend.
A spa that fits in all bathrooms
You don’t need a fancy weekend away for that soft and pampered spa feeling; Finnish Luin Spa brings the luxury right to your bathroom, be it big or small.
Responsible kids’ clothes with street cred
Finnish Mainio Clothing wants to create contemporary and ambitious fashion for children – and never neglect where it came from.
FitWood flexes its muscles in home exercise
There is little room for excuses to skip a workout if your training equipment is a stylish part of your home decor.