Some extraordinary Finnish people you should know about (yes, they’re all women)
In honour of not only International Women’s Day (March 8), but every other day of the year, we bring you a list of remarkable Finnish women, past and present: artists, sports stars, musicians, politicians, writers and more.
“The world was very large in those days”: A brief guide to Finland’s Moomin books
Here’s our concise list of the Moomin novels, by Tove Jansson, perhaps Finland’s most famous writer and artist. Relive the adventures, or, if you’ve only seen the comic strips, discover the original books. Plus: A slideshow takes you inside the National Museum’s Moomin exhibition.
Valtavalo, a manufacturer of LED tubes, sells lighting as a service, rather than purveying lamps as products. This is an excellent example of the circular economy concept, based on buying a service rather than a physical product.