Finns believe that Finland’s most important factors of success in the future will be quality education based on equality, nature, clean air, creativity and innovations. The results emerge from the Made by Finland campaign survey commissioned by the Association for Finnish Work.
The Made by Finland campaign, shared between the Association for Finnish Work, its members and partner organizations, calls for all Finns to discuss their own work and to share their stories of Finnish work. The campaign will be launched with an emotional campaign film directed by Klaus Härö.
The Association for Finnish Work awarded Jurva-based Hakola Huonekalu Oy with the Design Deed of the Year award today in connection with the Habitare Fair. The company produces furniture and interior decorating products. The criteria for the award are originality, responsibility and design as part of everyday life.
Starting this Wednesday, the unprecedented KOTI exhibit space comprising a total of 360 square metres will be on display at the Habitare Trade Fair. The KOTI concept, developed by the Association for Finnish Work, shows the versatility of Finnish know-how. The stand has been built and decorated with products from 74 Finnish businesses.
In appreciation for commendable Finnish design, the Association for Finnish Work’s Design from Finland brand committee has accredited Finndent and Bond Creative Agency with the Design from Finland mark. Finndent designs and manufactures dental equipment and Bond is a design agency. The companies can use the mark for one year at a time. The purpose of the recognition is to increase the professionalism, fame and interest in Finnish design in both domestic and international markets.
The 2015 Design Deed of the Year Award goes to Useful Stuff Oy and its manufactures ergonomic Drop design pools. The Association for Finnish Work gave special recognition to the business enterprise from Kaarina today in connection with the Habitare Fair. The criteria for the award are originality, a sense of responsibility, and design as part of everyday life.
The Design Deed of the Year award for 2014 went to Droplet Hitech Design Oy, which makes wooden cases and covers for mobile devices under the name Lastu. The Association for Finnish Work presented the award to the Finnish company today, in connection with the Habitare fair.