The daily brief: 16 October 2019

October 16, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Spinnova, Fortum, Hellon, Wärtsilä and Norsepower make headlines.

Five for Friday: Meaningful accessories

October 11, 2019

In a world brimming with products, Finnish design is widely acclaimed for being innovative, thoughtful and meaningful. Accessories with a “Made in Finland” label thus bear a bona fide seal of quality.

Five for Friday: Moomins mean business

October 4, 2019

Adored by children and adults alike, the Moomins are part of the Finnish identity, a global phenomenon and one of Finland’s most popular and successful exports. They also help Finnish businesses to make an impact.

Cuitu shines a light on innovative fashion

October 1, 2019

Plenty of eco-friendly raw materials are bubbling under the surface of the fashion industry, and Finland’s Cuitu wants to find use and users for them.

Five for Friday: Design for the home

September 20, 2019

Finland has a reputation for design excellence both globally and at home.

The daily brief: 16 September 2019

September 16, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works YIT, Kamux, Lindström, and Finnish garden designers make headlines.

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The daily brief: 3 September 2019

September 3, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Bittium, Genero and FLEXOUND make headlines.

Niimaar is all future and zero waste

September 3, 2019

Would you be more likely to recycle if your rubbish bin was a most beautiful thing? Finland’s Niimaar has changed the nature of the chore with a functional piece of sustainable design.

Oodi chosen as best new public library of the year

August 28, 2019

A global competition has announced that Helsinki Central Library Oodi is the 2019 Public Library of the Year.

Aarrekid makes treasures that last

August 20, 2019

Aarre means ‘treasure’ or ‘precious’ in Finnish, and that’s what this local fashion house wants to add to your wardrobe.

Garmendo gets sweaty without sweatshops

August 8, 2019

Finland’s Garmendo knows what’s expected of a great piece of sportswear and what’s expected of the makers of them, as well.