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