Virtual art intervention highlights Helsinki Design Week

September 3, 2020

Aleksanterinkatu, one of the busiest shopping streets in the Finnish capital, will serve as a backdrop for a colourful and immersive virtual design experience co-created by Virtual Helsinki and Helsinki Design Week, the largest design festival in the Nordics.

Finnish nature makes for innovative materials

August 3, 2020

As the global packaging, textile and food industries are grappling with a sustainability crisis, Finnish innovators are generating new material solutions bound to make the world a better and cleaner place.

Fiskars and Fortum join hands on hands-free handle

June 17, 2020

Finnish companies Fiskars and Fortum have announced a collaboration to launch the commercial production and international sales of a handle that prevents the spread of the novel coronavirus and other infectious diseases by allowing people to open doors with their arm.

DAILY BRIEF: Digital design, video analysis, solar water, quantum computing and clean construction

June 8, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: AISpotter, Solar Water Solutions, Glowdia, VTT and Tampere University make headlines.

FIVE FROM FINLAND: Wall decoration

April 1, 2020

Finnish design and innovation offer decorative options that are off the wall, yet well and truly firmly on it.

Finnish design gets comfy on Fortune’s top 100 list

March 23, 2020

The Fortune magazine has placed six Finnish design icons on its list covering the greatest designs of modern times.

Durat gives plastics new life in interior design

December 4, 2019

Finnish manufacturer Durat makes durable and hygienic solid surfaces with a difference. Not only are they made with recycled plastics, but Durat recycles its old products into new ones. Nothing goes to waste.

The daily brief: 21 October 2019

October 21, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Outotec, Arkki and Isku make headlines.

FIVE FROM FINLAND: Moomins

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.

Five for Friday: Design for the home with Habitare

September 20, 2019

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

Verso Design makes beauty functional

February 6, 2019

This Finnish family company produces household items that make everyday life easier and prettier – so, overall, happier – whilst making them all long-lasting in terms of style, quality and sustainability.