Five for Friday: Japan gets Finnish culture

June 8, 2018

The Nordic Fair brought a total of 30 Finnish brands to Hankyu Umeda Department Store in Osaka between 30 May and 5 June.

Finnish design and innovation recognised globally

June 4, 2018

Finnish company duo Belightful Design and KONE have been granted major accolades for design and innovation in their respective fields.

Finnish Design Shop ships pieces of happiness

May 30, 2018

Finnish design carries inherent Nordic values, such as equality, functionality and simplicity. Finnish Design Shop picks the best bits and spreads them across the globe.

ONES spreads joy all over the globe

May 14, 2018

Wherever you happen to be in the world, children are natural-born artists. Whilst their creativity flows free, Finnish company ONES makes the resulting art benefit entire communities.

Five for Friday: Wooden construction and design

May 4, 2018

Given the fact that 75 per cent of Finland’s land area is covered by forest, it is no wonder that its green gold has been exported around the world in various shapes and sizes.

CupofTherapy for MUJI in Japan

April 27, 2018

Finnish wellbeing and mental health concept company CupofTherapy has signed a collaboration agreement with Japanese lifestyle chain MUJI.

Myssyfarmi’s tale is a good yarn

April 10, 2018

A bunch of Swiss and Finnish grandmothers, a sheep called Bambi, the coolest beanie in the world and a career-ending injury have led to a new global fashion brand rising out of a Finnish village.

Marimekko and Plan campaign for equality

April 3, 2018

Finnish design brand Marimekko and humanitarian organisation Plan International are organising campaigns together to support children’s rights and education of girls in developing countries.

Finland and Spain come together with MoiMoi

March 28, 2018

MoiMoi mixes Finnish functionalism and Spanish leather crafting skills to create bags that only get better with time.

Saana ja Olli lasts through seasons

March 20, 2018

Finnish designer couple Olli Sallinen and Saana Sipilä have created their own brand to reflect the values they wish to see take over the global textile industry.

Soften cushions sound with Nordic style

March 6, 2018

Tackling echo and noise issues can be done with style (and Moomins). This is the mantra of Finnish acoustics specialist Soften.