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IN PICTURES: Weekend wrap

Autumn foliage, the pinnacle of seasonal colours, has arrived in Helsinki.Jussi Hellsten

The arts keep humming with Finnish design-making noise, as films draw audiences in from the cold. Discover the past seven days in lifestyle and entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Habitare pointed out emerging Finnish design talent that caught the attention of the Financial Times. (Photo: Habitare/Maija Astikainen) Read the Financial Time’s article

Fazer Mills is feeling its oats in an expanding global market for plant-based alternatives for milk products. (Photo: Fazer) Watch Foodbev Media’s interview

Aamu Film Company knows the right hooks in pitching new projects. (Photo: Kuokkasen Kuvaamo) Read The Finnish Film Foundation’s story

The Steam of Life Pavilion allowed this year’s Burning Man attendees to let off some steam. (Photo: JKMM Architects) Read Arch Daily’s story

Failspace puts you and your friends in charge of a used space lorry that may need a bit of work done, in-flight. (Photo: HipFire Games) Read the Daily Bayonet’s story

As the days get shorter, the Finnish black metal scene begins to flourish. (Photo: Vesperith) Read Kerrang’s story

Pikkuli is flying high in China with fresh funding. (Photo: Facebook/Pikkuli) Read our Daily Brief

Cash is king no more as Helsinki’s tourism goes cashless with WeChat. (Photo: Harri Tarvainen) Read Skift’s announcement

Is Finnish design all function, no play? These five studios will make you think twice. (Photo: Nikari) Read our Five for Friday

Helsingin Sanomat appeals to world leaders not to write off climate change. (Photo: Helsingin Sanomat) Read Adweek’s story

iFarm builds skyscrapers for plants with a tiny carbon footprint. (Photo: iFarm) Read Helsinki Business Hub’s story

Iran Finnish Film Week attracts visitors of all ages this week. (Photo: Cata Portin) Read the Tehran Times’ story

By: Samuli Ojala