Lovia journal

Look into our materials, get to know our makers and find out more about where we currently stand in our quest towards modern circularity.

Lovia Journal

Look into our materials, get to know our makers and find out more about where we currently stand in our quest towards modern circularity.

Welcome to our Journal where you get a deeper look into the world of Lovia. Here we share both information as well as inspiration from our whole community. Look into our materials, get to know our makers and find out more about where we currently stand in our quest towards modern circularity.
Welcome to our Journal where you get a deeper look into the world of Lovia. Here we share both information as well as inspiration from our whole community. Look into our materials, get to know our makers and find out more about where we currently stand in our quest towards modern circularity.

Latest Stories

See everything in time

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revolutionisers colour

Lovia believes in the power of working together. Revolutionisers campaign brings together seven strong women. 

4 min read 

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kontti backpack

The modern version of the birch bark backpack has been crafted taking into consideration all the requirements of today for a truly purposeful backpack.

2min read 

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hilla colour splash

We discover some delicious shades while gathering excess materials. Due to their small amounts some shades never see the light of day.
2min read 
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gentle christmas gift shop

By growing our awareness on the impact of our choices we can truly show our appreciation towards the environment and makers behind our products.
2min read
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lovia x hakola

Lovia and Hakola share the core value to create long-term items that last, where the entire life cycle is considered already in the sketching phase.
2min read
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from trash to treasure

We asked people of different background and age a simple question: What is trash? There is no universal definition for trash, but rather it is a matter of subjective view. 
5min read 
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purpose

We believe that design can have societal responsibility. For this reason our autumn theme carries on with examining the meaning and nature of trash.
1 min read 
DNA Cone Pine tree

trees with purpose

We want to build a community that turns into green gold, and started by planting 10 000 trees to acknowledge everyone who has been a part of our journey so far.
2min read 

Transparency DNA

Get to meet our makers and materials

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salmon leather, nordic leather

Iceland is a big fisherman nation surrounded by the ocean. For hunderds of years, their ancestors have used fish skins for example as shoes warming their feet.

3 min read 

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excess furniture textile, hakola

The main criterion for all Hakola materials is outstanding quality, durability, safety and easy maintenance; all factors that heavily influence the lifetime of their design furniture.

3min read 

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excess furniture textile, isku

A piece that is too small to become part of a sofa can make a perfect Lovia bag. Designed for furniture, the quality control is strict as the leather has to endure very intense use.
3min read 
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elk leather, kokkolan nahka

Since 1990’s, Kokkolan has built a network of local hunters, especially in Finland and Sweden, from whom they source the elk hides.
3min read
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birch bark, locally handpicked

Birch-bark has been used for centuries in traditional items in Finland. Birch-bark has even been dubbed as the "plastic of old days" due to its versatility and durability.
3min read

Purposeful Projects

Our passion projects

DNA Cone Pine tree

trees with purpose

We want to build a community that turns into green gold, and started by planting 10 000 trees to acknowledge everyone who has been a part of our journey so far.
2min read 
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from trash to treasure

We asked people of different background and age a simple question: What is trash? There is no universal definition for trash, but rather it is a matter of subjective view. 
5min read