Rugged clay forms the walls of this pavilion in Finland by architects Maiju Suomi and Elina Koivisto, which aims to provide an urban habitat for pollinators and was featured as part of Helsinki Design Week. More
Fluff Stuff is a textile filling created from plants cultivated on rewetted peatlands in Finland, which has been designed by students at Aalto University and was on display as part of Helsinki Design Week. More
A home for an artist, ceramic furniture and a masterplan that condenses all human activity within a city are among the broad range of student projects Aalto University is exhibiting in this VDF school show. More
The Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2017 was awarded for the overhaul of the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, which was originally designed by the Finnish modernist architect Alvar Aalto, along with several other buildings on the campus.
Students from the Collaborative and Industrial Design program at Helsinki's Aalto University have created five new concepts for coffee machines and other household products, aiming to "simplify and clarify" existing models (+ slideshow). More
News: a tool that lets businesses measure and predict the financial outcomes of investing in design is being developed by a research team in Finland, whose project leader says designers should talk numbers rather than aesthetics to appeal to prospective clients. More