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Weekend Wrap

Wholesome films, fresh fashion and tasteful design

Knitting duty is heavy duty.

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Films are going places, the fashion scene embraces soft values and design mixes things up. Click on any photo and take a look at recent creativity from Finland.

Helene will make the trek to Fajr International Film Festival. (Photo: Andres Teiss) Read The Tehran Times’ article

Tarvas is part of the new Made in Finland movement, according to Helsinki Design Week. (Photo: Facebook/Tarvas Footwear) Read HDW’s story

They say electricity and water don’t mix well. Think again, replies Elwood Boats. (Photo: Facebook/Elwood Boats) Read Plugboats’ story

Cucina Povera’s new EP is “wavy grave rave for better tomorrow”. (Photo: Maria Rossi) Read The Vinyl Factory’s story

The Helsinki waterfront is destined to become the new cultural heart of the city. (Photo: Jussi Hellsten) Read The Construction Index’s story

The small town of Joensuu brings out the heavy hitters of knitting. (Photo: Bahia Ayoubi) Read Rock 95’s story

Spinnova reels in a key partner. (Photo: Spinnova)

Rovio and Burger King are cooking up some AR fun. (Photo: Rovio) Read Marketing Dive’s story

Pietari Inkinen takes the main stage in South Korea. (Photo: Nguye Phuong Thao) Read The Korea Herald’s story

A run-down school is an oasis in the desert for the offspring of the Oulad Boukais tribe in Mohamed El Aboudi’s flick School of Hope. (Photo: Mohamed El Aboudi) Read Cineuropa’s review

By: Samuli Ojala