design
BEAUTY / DESIGN
Swedish beauty startup explains why its waterless skincare is stored in terracotta sculptures
DESIGN
Design Editions merge artisanal techniques and modern production for vertical surface designs
DESIGN
Subjective’s line of interior goods highlights the local manufacturers that are still in business
ARCHITECTURE
This façade in Oslo made from recycled aluminum saves up to six times the amount of CO2 emissions
DESIGN
Thomas Sandell: ”It’s elegant and extremely well crafted by master carpenters”
ARCHITECTURE
Nine international groups present competition entries for transforming Helsinki’s South Harbour
OUR READING LIST
Metamobility, H&M metaverse concept store, & 2022 fashion-tech predictions
THE EXPERT / INTERIOR
Astrid’s Anna Boustedt explains why you should add more textiles to your home office interior
DESIGN
Per Söderberg uses the Romans’ construction material for his latest exquisite table line
BRIEFING
Our 10 most-streamed podcasts this year
BRIEFING
Our top 10 sustainability stories in 2021
FASHION / INTERIOR
Right in time for the holidays, here’s Rue De Tokyo capsule Maison for a luxury home feeling
BRIEFING
Innovations for better Living — our list with 25 groundbreaking brains and entrepreneurs
BRIEFING
Our curated list with 10 Christmas gifts to add to your wishlist
GUIDE / VARSINAIS-SUOMI
”I love exploring the Aura river to go swimming or with my standup paddleboard”
ANNA RAUHANSUU
On design and fashion along the Aura river
DESIGN
Here’s Bernadotte & Kylberg’s new suite, made of ice, snow, and flowers, for the famous Icehotel
FOOD / DESIGN
Vipp has transformed a 100-year-old pencil factory into a social dining room and supper club
FASHION
3 voices on how they’ll remember Virgil Abloh
THE EXPERT / ARCHITECTURE
”They are building like crazy in Finland and what is popping up looks amazing”
NIKLAS LARSÉN
On the best of Finnish architecture from an outside perspective
DESIGN
Jakob Trollbäck on designing the UN’s 17 Global Goals
BRIEFING / CRAFT
Instead of Black Friday, support these 10 emerging local craft brands this week
Q&A / URBANISATION
”A study has shown that people who had a green view solved a test 19 % faster than those who didn’t”
CAMILLA HVID
On the importance of designing future cities both for people and biodiversity
DESIGN
Basta uses innovative solutions to take their products’ entire lifespan into consideration
DESIGN
Margot Barolo on the Kinship method
DESIGN
Sizar Alexis’ bunker-inspired pieces reflect on last year’s isolation and childhood war memories
DESIGN
Antrei Hartikainen’s new design objects show materials taken to their extremes
DESIGN
Varier unveils kneeling chair designed to let you move when you sit
DESIGN
Nordiska Galleriet prints the store’s 110-year-old checkerboard floor on Artek’s icon Stool 60
THE EXPERT / WELLNESS
”Our ambition is to create a scientific council to see how health is affected over time”
PETER WÄHRBORG
On five benefits regarding hot baths with good scientific support
GUIDE / ESPOO
”Current urban development and expanding leisure activities within culture and dining makes me proud of this town”
PILVI KALHAMA
On island hopping and avant-garde design
MOBILITY
Polestar Design Contest winners put forward concepts of future life with an EV
DESIGN
Absolut Vodka unveils the biggest design change for their iconic bottle in more than 40 years
S-BEAUTY SPECIAL
Amelie Soie on why Mulberry Silk is so beneficial for your hair and skin
ART / DESIGN
Artist Magdalena Nilsson on her spectacular — and circular — flooring artwork for Tarkett’s showroom
SUSTAINABILITY
UN-Habitat and Sweden launch competition to accelerate the shift to climate-neutral cities
FOOD / DESIGN
Swedese’s exquisite take-away box reflects the highest level of Scandinavian craft
DESIGN / MOBILITY
Electric car can be used as a huge power bank, powering this unique office for almost a week
DESIGN
Martin Thübeck’s piece Rå can function both as a chair and a slide
Q&A / URBANISATION
”In our cities, we already have all the built square meters that we need — we just need to learn how to use them effectively”
ROBIN RUSHDI AL-SÁLEHI
On disrupting urban planning
DESIGN
Byredo joins forces with design brand Elakform for new Byproduct launch — an homage to illusions
INTERIOR DESIGN
How Cover Story’s plastic-free interior paints disrupts the industry
DESIGN
Petter Henfridsson’s breathable flowerpot made of fabric creates better conditions for the plant
DESIGN
Ahm&Lund: ”Like a shell is hiding a pearl, the pendant conceals the light”
Design
TAKT presents dining desk for post-pandemic work-life designed by Pearson Lloyd
BRIEFING
5 innovative initiatives challenging the hospitality industry
DESIGN
Skultuna teams up with Veermakers for a line of candlesticks and coasters
DESIGN
Josh Krute presents multifunctional storage system with stackable boxes inspired by totems
OUR READING LIST
Underwater parking garages, Volvo’s fossil-free steel vehicle, ski resorts fighting climate change
GUIDE / THE EXPERT / ARCHITECTURE
”Our exhibition shows that Lewerentz was provocatively engaged with the most profound moments of being a human being”
KIERAN LONG
On five astonishing works by Sigurd Lewerentz — and what they can learn today’s designers and architects
DESIGN
Vaarnii uses wild-grown pine in an attempt to define a new design language for Finland