Aalto University’s spring fashion show, held every May in Helsinki, is on the agendas of international journalists, scouts, bloggers and anyone else who’s into apparel. What’s behind the most recent success of Finnish designers?
of Finns live in urban areas
Source: UN World Urbanisation Prospects
Cosmetics containers and disposable coffee cups are some of the products for which Finnish companies are offering plastic-free alternatives. They’re responding to the need and ever-growing demand for something that works without creating an environmental burden.
Amount of saunas in Finland
Source: Finnish Sauna Society
How would you feel if you found yourself facing a plate of food made from bugs? At an insect cuisine tasting event, the crowd seems anxious but eager. Insect eating looks set for a breakthrough in Finland, especially as regulations are changing. And we’ve got recipes!
Number of summer cottages in Finland
Source: Statistics Finland