January 2014



Aino-Maija Metsola

Born in 1983, Aino-Maija Metsola graduated with a degree in graphic design at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. Shortly afterwards, she began…


Anu Penttinen

Born in 1974, artist Anu Penttinen set out to push the boundaries of color and form with glass as her medium of choice. After graduating…


Maija Louekari

Born in 1982, award-winning Finnish designer Maija Louekari received her Master’s in design and B.A. in interior decoration from the University of Art and Design…


Fazer Candy

Starting in 1891 as a small café in Helsinki by founder and Finland native Karl Fazer, Fazer has become one of the largest names in…


Lapuan Kankurit

Weaving wonderful things for almost a century, Lapuan Kankurit originally began as a wool and felt boot factory in 1917. Now, run by fourth-generation weaver…