To Finns, design is a way of tackling complex problems. The uses and applications of design have expanded and it now plays an increasingly important role in generating results. Design is a key, strategic element in the activities of the most successful Finnish companies.
Key elements in the country’s success include a strong commitment to equality, high-quality basic education for all, a practical and problem solving mindset, and consensus-based political decision.
Our high standards of education, along with a tradition of architecture competitions ensures that professional know-how is passed on to the next generation.
The Finnish people highly value education. In Finland, the teaching profession is highly respected and most people consider the comprehensive school as one of the most noteworthy factors in Finnish history.
Basic facts and figures about Finland: population, geography, nature, society, culture, history, economy, national symbols etc.