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Marja Kurki China new Beijing office






In November the Managing Director of Marja Kurki China, Ms. Caroline Xue invited the Embassy of finland in Beijing, along with several bloggers and other fashion influencers to the Marja Kurki’s new Beijing office opening event in Liangmaqiao area. Also Marja Kurki`s CEO Mr. Tapani Kurki had flown from Finland to attend the event. As…

Design web shop brings Scandinavian brands to Southeast Asian market






Singaporean Alvin Tan has launched a design web shop that offers shipping of home accessories, furnishings and furniture items to customers in Southeast Asia, including a selection of Scandinavian brands. Applicata, Architectmade, danskina, Kvadrat, Menu, Normann Copenhagen, and Pappelina are Scandinavian brands in the selection. The focus is set on selling a range of thoughtfully…

Scandinavian office design Senab Interior opens in Shanghai






On 18 November 2016 Senab Interior opened their newly designed showroom in Shanghai – also constituting a modern office space that introduces a more flexible and efficient view on office interior. The Scandinavian design has been adapted to the vibrant Chinese market, and also taking into account the needs of the local staff introducing different…

Colour matters, new hues for Håg Capisco Puls






Scandinavian Business Seating Asia brings colour into focus in 2016 as the rolling out of fresh new shades for HÅG’s all-purpose Capisco Puls has been announced. Think of Scandinavian design, and particular colours will almost certainly pop into your mind – the subtle, pale tones of the north as well as the bold hues of…

Scandic introduces “Design For All” in Singapore






Magnus Berglund, Scandic’s Director of Accessibility, was invited to speak at the AccessAbility Perspective Seminar in Singapore on 22 November. The event was arranged by the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore and was mainly focused on how the tourist sector can improve accessibility for guests with special needs. Scandic is the largest Nordic hotel operator…

Finnish Lifestyle Asia promotes brands






On 13 – 16 October 2016 Finpro arranged a match showroom for its ‘Lifestyle Asia Growth Programme’ held in in Mode Shanghai, the official showroom tradeshow (for selected brands) of Shanghai Fashion Week. The Finnish three-year programme (officially launched in March 2016) helps Finnish lifestyle brands explore sales opportunities in Asian consumer markets. It offers…

Designer Johan Persson on Hong Kong/ Shenzhen as global start-up, design hub






Meet Johan Persson, a Swedish native with a 20-year track record of brand and design management, successfully operating out of Hong Kong since ten years back. Running his own industrial design studio C’monde Studios from there Johan benefits from being at the doorstep of the ‘world’s factory’ – Shenzhen (in China); which played a key…