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Design from Finland
Design Deed of the Year 2022 awarded to Oikiat Design Oy/FabPatch
The Design from Finland mark’s Design Deed of the Year 2022 title was awarded to Oikiat Design Oy, the innovator of the FabPatch product. The Design Deed of the Year title is awarded annually to a Finnish enterprise where design plays a significant role. Other award criteria were, for example, responsibility, everyday functionality and originality.
Design from Finland – the mark to make Finnish design visible
The Design from Finland mark suits companies, which seek to distinguish with products or services representing Finnish design competence, and to emphasise value-based service and […]
Membership in the Association for Finnish Work, a value community, is worthwhile in many ways
The Association for Finnish Work has about 5000 member companies in all fields of life, from small businesses to large listed corporations. All these companies […]
Design Deed of the Year 2021 awarded to Kempower Oy
The Design from Finland mark’s Design Deed of the Year 2021 title was awarded to Kempower Oy, which designs and manufactures charging solutions for electric vehicles. The Design Deed of the Year title was awarded for the 10th time this year to a Finnish company in whose business design plays an important role. Other award criteria were, for example, responsibility, everyday functionality and originality.
The 100-year-old Association is Still Active
Did you know that the Association for Finnish Work was founded already in the year 1912, and that would mean that the association’s 110th birthday is just around the corner? Time sure flies. The association was founded in Tampere originally for the organisation of the Week for Furthering Finnish Industry or Finnish Week. These weeks were organised several times between 1913 and 1975.
Design Deed of the Year 2020 awarded to Piiroinen Oy
The Design from Finland mark’s Design Deed of the Year 2020 title was awarded to family-owned Piiroinen Oy, which manufactures furniture for public spaces. The criteria for the award are originality, responsibility and design as part of everyday life.
Nordic countries’ first large-scale end-of-life textile refinement plant to open in Paimio in 2021
The Nordic countries’ first industrial end-of-life textile refinement plant will open in Paimio in 2021. Rester Oy, which is developing the plant in Paimio, recycles companies’ end-of-life textiles, and Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto Oy (LSJH), which will hire a production area at the same facility, processes households’ end-of-life textiles.
The Association for Finnish Work makes responsibility a membership criterion
The Association for Finnish Work has together with its member companies defined what constitutes responsible work in Finland. Creating jobs, responsible production and supply chain and caring for employees’ knowhow and wellbeing are the principles for responsible work, as defined by the Association for Finnish Work, and to which its 4,500 member organisations commit. The Association will begin a comprehensive training program for its member companies to support the realisation of responsible work and communications connected with it.
Design Deed of the Year 2019 awarded to Woodio Oy
In connection with the Habitare Fair today, the Design from Finland mark awarded the Design Deed of the Year prize to Woodio Oy, a company that designs and manufactures bathroom fixtures from solid wood composite. The criteria for the award are originality, responsibility and design as part of everyday life.