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Weekend Wrap

Remote fashion, architectural build-up and female directors with a message

Writer-director Kirsikka Saari puts her audience into the shoes of women who face intimidating situations on a daily basis.

Maija Astikainen

Architecture and design tick all the boxes this week, and a Finnish female director collective tells it how it is. Take a look at recent creativity from Finland.

The Alvar Aalto Museum’s new exhibition dives deep into the combined art of landscaping and design. (Photo: Heikki Havas/Alvar Aalto Foundation) Read TL mag’s story


From pantsdrunk to no trousers at telework is the Finnish story you didn’t see coming. (Photo: Screenshot/Ads of the World) Read Marketing Communications’ article

Sydney Film Festival brings the under-representation of female filmmakers to the forefront with the help of Finnish directors. (Photo: Tuffi Films) Read The Sydney Morning Herald’s story

Helsinki’s New Architecture and Design Museum is a go. (Photo: Jussi Hellsten) Read Dezeen’s story

The connection between the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Hannu Lintu is filled with rhythm and reason. (Photo: Maarit Kytöharju) Read FMQ’s story

New Nordic design, filled with humour and intentional mistakes, is emerging alongside heavy legacies. (Photo: Made by Choice) Read Elle Deco’s story

Melodic death metal band Re-Armed gives clean vocals a try on their new album. (Photo: Oscar Rilo) Read GRIMM’s story

Director Jyri Kähönen is at the helm of South African blockbuster series Trackers. (Photo: Nick Strasberg/Cinemax) Read Stuff’s article

Brawl Stars fights its way to the top of the charts in China. (Photo: Supercell) Read Pandaily’s story

HBO taps Finnish directors for flicks on life during the pandemic. (Photo: Ilkka Saastamoinen) Read our story

By: Samuli Ojala