The Design from Finland mark recognized Frenn Company Oy, the Helsinki-based producer of FRENN clothing for men, with the Design Deed of the Year award today at the Habitare expo. The criteria for the award are originality, corporate responsibility, and design as a part of everyday life.
Finns are most inspired by nature when decorating their homes, according to a survey commissioned by the Association for Finnish Work. Recycling of materials also provides inspiration, especially for female decorators. Nature is also the inspiration behind the Association for Finnish Work’s KOTI – The Mindscape of the Finnish Home exhibit at the Habitare expo, which has been executed in collaboration with the Association’s member companies.
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.
Six top industrial design agencies – Pentagon Design, Creadesign, Aivan, Diagonal, Buorre ja Sebastian Jansson – are showcasing their work at the China International Industrial Design Fair on 30th Nov – 3rd Dec.
Shortsi- ja sandaalikelit hellivät meitä, mutta suomalaiseen tyyliin kuuluu kuitenkin todeta, että kesä alkaa olla ohi. Päivätkin alkoivat lyhentyä jo kauan sitten Juhannuksena! Syksy ei ole onneksi tarkoita ainoastaan viilenevää säätä, pimeneviä iltoja ja loman loppumista. Silloin on mielestäni vuoden reippain olo ja tekee mieli nähdä ja tehdä kaikenlaista uutta. Lisäksi oma koti tuntuu taivaalta kaikenlaisten mökki- ja rantamatkojen jälkeen.