Suomalaisessa kaurapuuronvärisessä arjessa tulee harvoin pohdittua seksuaalioikeuksia. Useille meistä ne kuuluvat samaan itsestäänselvyyksien sarjaan kuin puhdas juomavesi tai aamulla pysäkille kurvaava bussi. Jos kuitenkin vesijohtovesi pannaan käyttökieltoon ja lakko pysäyttää joukkoliikenteen, seuraa vähintäänkin hämmennys ja pahimmillaan kaaos. Yhtälailla jos seksuaalioikeutemme otettaisiin meiltä pois, lakkaisi elämämme sellaisena kuin nyt siitä nautimme olemasta. *** Olen 40-vuotias suomalaisnainen. […]
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Pricing Finnish Design – What does it cost to produce, sale and distribute a TAUKO dress?
What does it cost to design and sell sustainably produced clothes? What are the different actors and what are their shares? Roughly, the TAUKO cost structure consists of four areas: manufacturing, brand, retail, and VAT. Each of them can be broken down into smaller parts, again with their particular cost structure. As an example, let’s […]
Recycling of discarded rental textiles – see where TAUKO’s raw materials origin
The main raw material used for the TAUKO clothes is discarded textiles provided by textile service companies. These companies rent out textiles for hotels, restaurants and healthcare. Annually tons of bed linen and table clothes are discarded in Helsinki and Berlin, and the amount of textile waste for one textile service company is more than 150 kg per day. Very little […]
Nokian Neulomo Learns by Listening
When looking back, huge steps have been taken since last summer when the first words of Nokian Neulomo story were written. It all started with a half-crazy idea and evolved into a surprising success story no one expected. The year has been fast but most of all rewarding. There’s been ups and downs, surely, but isn’t […]
TAUKO’s New Collection Was Inspired by Memories
The new collection by TAUKO is inspired by memories, which are like the patches of our lives! Every piece is crafted from high quality recycled textiles. TAUKO SS17 collection “Paikka” (in English “Patch”) is our tribute to the art of mending and to the differences among places and times. It is inspired by memories, which are like […]
Papu’s new collection takes us to summer night dreams!
Can you remember the gentle atmosphere of a bright summer night? A small shrew is squeaking in the grass and burrs stick to your shirt – listen to them giggle. Papu’s Spring/Summer collection takes us to summer night dream world where anything is possible. This poem captures the spirit of the collection. SUMMER NIGHT DREAM Wandering through […]
My journey from chaos through minimalism to enough-ism – part 2
It was mold that forced Vappu Aneri’s family to radical changes, get rid of almost everything. How does Vappu feel about stuff nowadays and what is enough-ism? In winter 2012, after the window renovation, I started to be nauseous and run to the toilet to gag or throw up. A few months later the realization […]
My journey from chaos through minimalism to enough-ism – part 1
Stuff. We all have a lot of stuff and occasionally want to get rid off it, but it’s hard to throw or give things away. But sometimes you just have to. Find out what was the one things and how the way of life of Vappu Aneri, our second guest blogger, changed. As a young […]
Happy first birthday to Mori Collective!
The founders of Mori Collective, Tytti Alapieti and Jenni Koli, get their inspiration from nature, geometry and symbolism. These two snowboarders put their talent and values of responsible clothing industry together a year ago, and today Tytti and Jenni are celebrating the first birthday of Mori Collective! We have also the honor to have Tytti […]