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Ingenuity, from potatoes to yachts and songwriting online

Ilkka Suppanen has been awarded the Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2020 for his thoughtful and contemplative design.

Paavo Lehtonen

From food technology in the Middle Ages to yachts and online music education, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at recent creativity from a Finnish perspective.

How would you pitch a potato in 17th-century Finland? (Photo: Algimantas Babravicius/Yellow Film & TV) Read Cineuropa’s story

Kovaluu turns your smartphone into a virtual effects pedal. (Photo: Kovaluu) Read Engadget’s story

Sleek sustainability, ahoy! (Photo: Baltic Yachts) Read Robb Report’s story

Ilkka Suppanen is a master of various techniques. (Photo: Ilkka Suppanen) Read Design Forum Finland’s announcement

Death metallers Oranssi Pazuzu are at it again. (Photo: Rainer Paananen) Read Music Finland’s story

Wood is the age-old supermaterial for construction. (Photo: Montse Zamorano) Read Aalto University’s story

Everyone’s an artist at birth. Genelec will help you remain one. (Photo: Genelec) Read our Daily Brief

Helsinki Design Week goes online this weekend with fabrics to dye for. (Photo: Facebook/Verso Design) Read Helsinki Design Week’s story

By: Samuli Ojala