The daily brief: 21 October 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Outotec, Arkki and Isku make headlines.
Five for Friday: Moomins mean business
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
Finland has a reputation for design excellence both globally and at home.
Verso Design makes beauty functional
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.
Five for Friday: Wall decoration
Finnish design and innovation offers decorative options that are off the wall – yet are well and truly located firmly on it.
Himmee lets there be light in style
Finnish light designer and manufacturer Himmee holds dear all things Nordic: its products are simple yet classy, contemporary yet ageless.
Finnish design brand Pentik pops up in Tokyo
Finnish interior design brand Pentik continues to make a name for itself in Japan with a week-long pop-up shop in one of Tokyo’s leading department stores, Matsuya Ginza.
Smartblock brings squares of peace to the buzz
Smartblock’s made-in-Finland mobile meeting pods squeeze calm and quiet places into the smallest of offices, saving expensive square metres and everyone’s nerves.
Five for Friday: Habitare
Finnish design innovation takes centre stage at this year’s Habitare.
Soften cushions sound with Nordic style
Tackling echo and noise issues can be done with style (and Moomins). This is the mantra of Finnish acoustics specialist Soften.