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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.

Credits: : 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
24.04.2020