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CATALOG Here are the companies that will make sure you enjoy the Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience


URBAN & SPA

SAUNA IS THE PERFECT COUNTERWEIGHT TO A BUSY URBAN LIFE. The sauna relaxes the mind and body, and is one of the rare places where it is impossible to use mobile devices. Sauna concepts designed to meet today’s needs fit perfectly with urban environments and modern hotels. Various steam rooms, infrared saunas and sauna treatments are excellent for spas and beauty salons. Pampering treatments and products made with pure Scandinavian raw materials add the finishing touches to a sauna experience.

HOME & GARDEN

A SAUNA IN YOUR OWN HOME OR GARDEN IS TRULY AN EVERYDAY LUXURY. Finns are avid sauna goers, with a sauna in almost every home. A home sauna is a place to relax and recover after exercise. Taking a sauna can affect well-being in a number of ways, including improving sleep quality. There is a wide range of saunas encompassing solutions for a variety of needs. In a traditional Finnish sauna, you will experience a closeness to nature: the scent of wooden benches, feel of linen sauna textiles, heater stones, and sound of water all bring nature to mind. Sauna is at its most authentic in natural surroundings, such as on the shore of a lake. It is a truly stress-free zone and source of well-being.

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Finnish sauna: A TEMPLE OF WELL-BEING

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n authentic Finnish sauna: the perfect place to rest, relax and focus on your health and well-being. The health and well-being benefits the sauna provides are widely acknowledged. Taking a sauna reduces stress and improves quality of sleep. In the sauna, you can cleanse yourself both physically and mentally. The mind and body find harmony. An ideal, authentic sauna experience is created via all the senses: including scents, sensations and sounds and a visual aspect. The word, sauna, derives from an ancient Finnish word referring to the traditional Finnish way of bathing and the bathhouse itself. Finnish sauna and sauna products are constantly developed based on user experiences and research. We have five million sauna experts in Finland. All of the materials used to build a sauna – and plenty of know-how to accompany them – can be found in Finland: wood from the forests and stones from the earth.

We have a large group of companies actively developing new sauna products and services. Finland is a single large product development laboratory where sauna experiences and their impact on well-being can be studied on a large number of users and in different environments. You can experience an authentic Finnish sauna in urban & spa or home & garden environments. We are happy to present the best companies, products and sauna services from Finland, so that you too can enjoy an authentic Finnish sauna experience! Carita Harju Executive Director Sauna from Finland carita@saunafromfinland.fi Tel. +358 40 566 2481

Picture by: Hanna Söderström

“Finnish sauna and sauna

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Sauna from Finland network is to create the world’s best Finnish sauna experience. Members of the network foster this goal with its own products, services and expertise.

Editor: Jooli markkinointi & viestintä Graphic design: HR Graphics Publisher: Sauna from Finland association

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Table of contents Finnish sauna: a temple of well-being....................................................................... 3 Sauna products and accessories Let light bring luxury to life...................................................................................................................................6 Enjoy a shower wherever you are...........................................................................................................................8 The scent of wellbeing from pristine Finnish nature......................................................................................... 10 Ancient soapstone pampers the body................................................................................................................. 12

Virtual stress makes people ill – a peat sauna could be the solution..........................14 Saunas for your home, hotel, etc Veto offers first-class sauna steam........................................................................................................................ 18 Washable, sustainable and affordable: sauna benches for any environment................................................. 20 The traditional Narvi sauna heater offers an authentic Finnish sauna experience........................................ 22 Helo − top design and everyday well-being........................................................................................................ 24 A Finnish sauna in your own home..................................................................................................................... 26 From small artistic forge to world’s leading sauna heater manufacturer....................................................... 28 You decide what kind of scenery you can see from your sauna window!..................................................... 30 Bring a genuine Lapland pine forest to you....................................................................................................... 32 A traditional smoke sauna offers something a little exotic............................................................................... 34 Modern yard saunas on nature’s terms................................................................................................................ 36 Kelo wood – nature’s very own antique............................................................................................................... 38

Taking a sauna is one of the keys to a healthy life...........................................................40 Sauna textiles Top Finnish design at its best................................................................................................................................ 42 Finnish felt tradition is alive and well.................................................................................................................. 44 Linen tradition meets modern design................................................................................................................. 46 Drops of happiness in daily life – versatile and distinctive cotton linen products........................................ 48

Sauna services SAUNATOUR - Guided Finnish Sauna Experiences........................................................................................ 50 Slow Sauna guarantees a complete experience................................................................................................... 52

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Let LIGHT bring luxury TO LIFE

Cariitti is one of the industry leaders in optical fibre and LED lighting. With the experience of more than 20 years Cariitti’s product development is focused on designing functional and high-class products and services. Cariitti LED lights, fibre optic lighting systems and projectors are on top of the market. They are extremely durable and long-lasting, making them an excellent choice not only for homes but also for public premises. Cariitti’s product selection consists of sauna, bathroom and steamroom lights and also lighting solutions for other spa areas. We provide standard stock items and also individually designed and custom-made lighting solutions. All products are designed and manufactured in Finland. Light affects us in many ways. Various lighting solutions of natural light kind stimulate good feelings and help us to relax. Light can be used to create new experiences and set pleasant atmosphere in all surroundings. Cariitti creates unique lighting experiences particularly for wellness lighting. Cariitti products are perfect for those who want to look after their wellbeing. We bring a touch of luxury to everyday life!

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“All our products are designed and manufactured in Finland.” Cariitti Oy

www.cariitti.com Exports to: 30+ countries Certification: CE and EAC

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Enjoy a shower wherever YOU ARE Nature Shower can be used in any environment where you wish to have a safe and enjoyable shower while saving water. It can be placed in saunas, on patios, in outdoor buildings, in gardens, on beaches, on construction sites, at festivals – wherever you want. With Nature Shower, you can save water and enjoy a shower with just a few litres of water. It does not require electricity or pressurised water to function. The unique, Finnish Nature Shower is extremely user-friendly, eco-friendly, sustainable and a joy to look at. The idea for Nature Shower arose from the desire to enjoy a shower in places where no mod-cons are available. In Finland we often want to sauna outdoors amongst nature and to relax in complete peace and quiet. Nature Shower brings comfort and safety to bathing outdoors.

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“Nature shower brings comfort and safety to bathing outdoors”

Idealux Oy

natureshower.eu www.mokkisuihku.fi info@idealux.fi

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The scent of wellbeing from PRISTINE FINNISH NATURE Sauna and skincare go hand-in-hand. Relaxing on the benches of a sauna, the mind unwinds and your skin is cleansed. The treatment products in Mellis Oy’s Sauna Arctica range are designed to be used in the sauna turning the sauna and well-being services into unforgettable experiences. Treatment masks in the Silva Arctica range and, for example, our strawberry exfoliating cream, are a perfect addition to the enjoyment and relaxing effect provided by sauna steam. High-quality raw materials from pure northern nature are the foundation of our products. Our products include berries picked in Finland, wild herbs, birch sap, peat, tar, honey and vegetable oil. We only use vegetable-based raw materials. Our products are neither tested on animals nor contain mineral oils or other petrochemical ingredients, parabens, sulphates or synthetically manufactured colours or aromas – or anything else that does not meet the criteria for natural cosmetics. We keep gentleness in mind when developing the composition of our products so that they are suitable for sensitive skin and can be used on the face. The products are easy to use and clean; just rinse with water. Packaging sizes range from treatments to consumer sizes. The products nourish, moisturise, cleanse and soften the skin. At the same time they relax the muscles and balance the skin’s action. Sustainable development, and the maintenance and restoration of natural diversity are important to us. Our products have been awarded the internationally respected NaTrue certificate.

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Mellis Oy

www.mellis.fi Exports to: Germany, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Hungary and neighbouring countries, Estonia Certification: NaTrue

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Ancient soapstone pampers THE BODY Hukka Design, in Tuupovaara, eastern Finland, manufactures enjoyment stone products for various purposes of well-being. It has developed stone products into a wide range of sauna and wellness products. Hukka stones can also be used to cool drinks and prepare food, and to keep them hot or cold. The products are manufactured from a 2.8-billionyear-old, unique natural stone which retains heat or cold better than other natural materials. Our eco-friendly and durable ‘enjoyment stones’ are made of 100% natural materials. Our sauna products improve both the look and comfort of a sauna. Placing our sauna fountains on the sauna stove enhances both the visual and audial experience while improving the balance of humidity in the sauna air. Soapstone massage products, based on ancient Asian treatment techniques, draw on relaxing heat. The use of the treatment stones makes the sauna a more communal and relaxing place.

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“Our sauna products improve both the look and comfort of a sauna.” Hukka Design

www.hukka.fi Exports to: 20+ countries, mainly France, Germany, Sweden, Japan and USA.

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VIRTUAL STRESS makes people ill – a peat sauna could be the solution

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irtual stress is a treacherous thing. Through technological developments, it has crept into our spines and muscles. In addition to sitting at a virtual device, such as a computer, phone and television, in a position that statically resists the earth’s gravitational force, I use the term virtual stress to describe the stress that occurs when we fear and worry about matters that are in the past or could happen in the future. We are still like primitive people living off the land; with our fight or flight mechanism meaning that we are constantly prepared to attack or run. In the past this primitive stress stemmed from actual hazardous situations and was relieved by using the muscles, which also activated the lymphatic circulation. Due to the muscle tension caused by virtual situations, body flow slows down, causing swelling and pain.

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“Only a few of us are so truly able to live in the moment that they feel no virtual stress. It is deeply ingrained in modernday people and it is treated as an intrinsic part of life”, says Gynaecology Specialist and natural healer Leena Larva, who specialises in peat sauna treatments. Larva has witnessed the group effect of virtual stress by observing a football team after their game. A victorious game leads to euphoria, the stress of wellbeing. Smiles and laughter come naturally, the players talk loudly. When the game is lost, players hang their heads and the corners of their mouths are downturned, they talk in whispers or say nothing at all. “After a shared peat sauna and a meal, you could see their body flow returning. The team started to talk more positively 14

and their attitude to the future games became more normal”, she says. According to Larva, the quickest way to get rid of virtual stress and normalise your emotional state is the guided SUOMAA peat sauna, peat treatment, pumping breaths and stretching. After using peat in the sauna, body flow increases visibly, muscles relax and thoughts become clearer. “The sauna increases wellbeing through your skin. Combined with a suitable environment, beautiful art and sounds, as well as cleanliness, it also helps to balance your soul. This also helps to decrease pain and balance your sleep”, Larva says.



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HAPPY BIRTHDAY INTERBAD Stuttgart is the international meeting point for the swimming pool, sauna and spa industries. From 27 to 30 September nearly 450 exhibitors from Germany and abroad will meet about 15,000 visitors from around 64 countries: operators, swimming pool manufacturers and retailers, hoteliers, architects, planners and private constructors. The meeting point for the sector makes it possible to experience new products and features at the trade fair stands. But specialist visitors and experts also take part in parallel discussions on current trends and set standards for the industry at the Congress for Pool and Bath Technology, the Spa Market Conference, as well as at the accompanying association events. In 2016 interbad will celebrate its 50th anniversary – a true genuine institution! SEE YOU IN STUTTGART!

www.interbad.de

We are focused on the manufacture of innovative Electric sauna infrared emitter, Sauna elements and comprehensive sauna wood interiors. Our products are certified and high quality. Electric sauna infrared emitter allows conversion of existing stove sauna to a combination of sauna. You can still use the stove as in the past, or increase your well-being by means of Electric sauna infrared emitter A unique combination sauna combines new and traditional sauna, ready for the installation package. Finnish sauna has been added Electric sauna infrared emitters. You can choose for yourself how to take sauna bath: traditional sauna, infrared sauna or both at the same time. Electric sauna infrared emitter A combination of sauna Infrared sauna Stove sauna

Rauduspuu Oy Muurimestarintie 6 61800 Kauhajoki Finland sales@rauduspuu.fi +358 405 122 545 www.rauduspuu.fi

DuettoÂŽ Thoroughbread Finnish


Sauna Region OF THE WORLD In September 2015, Central Finland received the title of the Sauna Region. With thousands of saunas to enjoy, the Sauna Village located in Jämsä and a large number of companies producing saunas and sauna related products, Central Finland is the best place to dive into the sauna culture.

Come to Central Finland to experience and learn more about the Finnish sauna! www.saunaregion.com www.visitcentralfinland.com


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Veto offers first-class SAUNA BATH Warm your sauna with a VETO sauna heater for an authentic Finnish sauna experience and first class steam. Arvo Oksanen’s timeless design, groundbreaking technical innovations and uncompromising material choices have been key factors to premium humid heat and to high quality sauna bathing since 1949. Sauna will be bath-ready more quickly, more energy efficiently and more environmentally friendly, creating pleasant humidity and even heat. We are very proud of our history of handcrafting high-quality VETO heaters in Finland for over 65 years. VETO is a 100% Finnish sauna heater and a family owned business in three generations, producing both electric heaters and wood burning stoves. Veto electric heater is made of corrosion-free stainless steel. The heater features an integrated humidifier that produces adequate humidity for the duration of the bathing. Open and efficient air circulation is the key factor to first class functionality and high performance of our electric heater. 100% Finnish, handcrafted Veto wood burning stove is of high quality. Due to Veto Ě s exceptional structure, the stove saves 30% in wood consumption. Sauna will be bath-ready in less than 30 minutes. The integrated humidifier creates pleasant humidity in the sauna. Carefully selected materials improve durability and lengthen the life of the stove. Focus on moments that make you stronger! Have a high-quality sauna bath with Veto!

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Exports to: Germany, Japan, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, UK Association for Finnish Work, Key Flag symbol, Design from Finland symbol, CE certification Handcrafted in Finland since 1949 www.vetokiuas.com 19


Washable, sustainable and affordable: sauna benches for any environment Sun Sauna offers solutions for public and communal saunas. Our Swing Clean boards are durable and easy to clean, with lower operating costs than many current options. Simple structural solutions significantly increase the bench’s service life. Swing Clean sauna benches are attractive, durable and hygienic. They are easy to maintain; maintenance staff find them easy to handle. The benches are simple and mechanically easy to clean, so no strong cleaning agents are required. You can replace any wooden component, if necessary. Sun Sauna’s bench solutions are high-quality Finnish handiwork. The products are manufactured using various structures and according to the requirements of different usage environments.

Bench with steel body

Bench attached to tiles

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Sun Sauna Oy

www.sunsauna.fi Saunas that meet the demands of their environment

“Swing Clean sauna benches are attractive, durable and hygienic.� Bench with wood body

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Narvi sauna heaters offer an authentic FINNISH SAUNA EXPERIENCE For the last 80 years Narvi’s ethos has been simple and uncompromising, that a proper Finnish sauna should be Finnish-made and Finnish-designed, by skilled Finnish craftspeople, in the very heart of the Finnish countryside. Narvi is truly passionate about Finnish sauna and thus its mission is a simple one: to deliver the finest löyly in the world. Narvi heaters are highly energy-efficient and have markedly low-emissions. Narvi is famous for producing the wood-burning Narvi NC16 heater which has the lowest emissions of any sauna heater in the world! The perfect löyly, or sauna atmosphere, is as much about aesthetics as it is about feeling, so Narvi combine this durability, eco-friendliness and large stone capacity with attractive Nordic design.

Narvi’s range of sauna products consists of three product lines: Narvi, Aito and Kota. The Aito heater is the quintessential traditional Finnish heat-storing sauna heater: it has served even the most demanding Finnish sauna goers (including the Finnish presidents) for decades and continues to receive nothing but praise. Kota is designed around the off-grid, summer house or cabin aesthetic: durable, simple yet effective and available with water heating features. Narvi’s own range remains the steadfast master of the home sauna heater industry, creating the perfect fusion of every element required to make that perfect sauna experience.

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Narvi Oy

www.narvi.fi Exports to: Europe, Russia, North America All products bear the CE marking All heaters are 100% manufactured in Finland

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Helo − top design and EVERYDAY WELL-BEING Helo is one of the world's leading sauna and steam bath companies. Our company was established in 1916, making us the oldest company in sauna business. Helo Deco brand is your one-stop shop for sauna equipment and interior decoration solutions, including benches, panelling for walls and ceiling, lighting solutions, glass doors and walls, and other furnishings. Our high-quality products provide an authentic Finnish sauna experience that improves your well-being and helps you relax amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Helo's product range includes Helo and Kastor wood-burning and electric heaters and their control units, fireplaces, steam generators, sauna and steam rooms, steam suites, infrared cabins, and sauna and steam bathing accessories. In addition to consumer products, our range includes products for hotel spas, swimming baths, gyms and other businesses. Helo Group Oy manufactures sauna rooms, heaters and steam generators in Finland, Germany and the United States. It invests in an extensive research and development programme for sauna and steam related products.

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Helo Oy

www.helo.fi www.helosauna.com

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A Finnish sauna in your

OWN HOME

Saunastore has over 22 years of experience in suppling prefabricated saunas to customers in the USA, Finland, Sweden, and several other countries. Our saunas are carefully designed to be of superior quality, stylish, and respectful of the Finnish sauna tradition. Our saunas can be installed in customers’ bathrooms or in other spaces without any modification work necessary. The saunas can be customised with various colours and furnishings. Our range of over 50 sauna models contains something for everyone. Our saunas provide a fantastic, relaxing experience amid the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

We offer a simple concept allowing customers to enjoy a genuine sauna. Our range of sauna models is unique. Different material and furnishing options are available for each sauna. The saunas are also designed with easy installation in mind – no need for special tools. A unique feature of our saunas is an air fan which supplies fresh air from the room into the sauna. This gives plenty of breathable air in small saunas, maintains even warmth and ensures sauna dries well after use. Northern Lights saunas are suitable for all homes. Larger models can be placed in swimming baths or in a gym, while smaller saunas can be placed in bathrooms or small gyms.

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Saunastore Oy

www.saunastore.fi The source of high quality saunas and sauna accessories. Exports to: Sweden, Spain, Germany, UK and USA

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From small artistic forge to WORLD’S LEADING sauna heater manufacturer Established in 1950, Harvia has grown from a small artistic forge into one of the world’s leading sauna heater manufacturers and a key sauna industry player. Its wide range of products covers everything you need for relaxing in the heat – from sauna heaters and control centres to extensive sauna and spa ensembles. Harvia provides a complete package from design to finished product. Its distributor network spans over 60 countries, making Finnish sauna heaters and products available around the world.

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Harvia’s products bring enjoyable experiences and relaxation to everyday life. Imagine the stove’s solid natural stone surfaces, a dancing fire behind the glass hatch, the sauna’s wooden surfaces and the clean scent of wood as water – thrown onto the stones – is transformed into steam that cleanses the mind and body. The products are carefully designed with the customer’s preferences in mind, as you can easily see in the end result. The design is some of the best in the industry. Harvia manufactures all of its products itself, even in extensive sauna and spa ensembles. These ensembles can be customised to meet the customer’s wishes.

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Harvia is a leading sauna heater and sauna product manufacturer, exports products to over 65 countries and has production facilities in Finland and China, with subsidiary companies in Russia and Estonia. Harvia has a long tradition of family ownership and its operations are both profitable and growing. www.harvia.fi


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You decide what kind of SCENERY you can see from your sauna window Season Store manufactures unique, mobile saunas so that you can enjoy soft, warm steam wherever you want. The right materials and ventilation guarantee a one-of-a-kind sauna experience. A mobile sauna is the right choice if you want a portable, compact and modern sauna. The product is 100% Finnish quality. All of our saunas feature a genuine wood-burning stove and spacious benches. You can hook the mobile sauna to your car and tow it wherever you want. You move in and out of houses and summer cabins, but the mobile sauna will follow you wherever you go in life. And the best thing is there’s no need for a building permit! 30


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Season Store www.saunavaunut.fi Quality certification Exports to all Nordic countries

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Bring a genuine Lapland

PINE FOREST to you Pineart Production manufactures solid-wood design buildings which bring the primeval pine forests of Lapland within arm’s reach. Our customers appreciate authenticity and want calming elements in their busy, everyday lives. No-frills authenticity and eco-friendliness are close to our heart. We respect nature and emphasise natural beauty in everything we do. Genuine Lapland forest therapy can help you get back in touch with nature. Real natural materials like solid wood and linen all speak for our products. They provide the basis for well-being. The mood is always the same in a Pineart building whether the building is located in a city centre or in the wilderness. It brings Scandinavian style, a dash of daring and a sense of the primeval to the environment.

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Pineart Production Oy www.pineart.fi

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A traditional smoke sauna offers something a little EXOTIC Smoke saunas are part of Finland's folk tradition. Smoke saunas are a traditional type of wood-heated sauna without a chimney. During the heating stage, smoke exits from hatches in the roof. Once the stones are sufficiently hot and the fire goes out, water is thrown on the stones to rid them of ash and debris. The sauna is then ready for use. The steam from a smoke sauna is very soft. Many Finns consider smoke saunas to be the best kind of sauna. The SISU smoke sauna has a long history of smoke sauna construction and maintenance behind it. We manufacture the SISU smoke sauna by hand with expert skill following Finnish smoke sauna traditions. SISU smoke saunas are stylish and meticulously designed, taking everything into account right down to the details. The sauna is delivered to the customer ready for use. The SISU smoke sauna range includes 7 timber-structured saunas. At the heart of the sauna is the stove, which combines the heat properties of a traditional smoke sauna with soft steam. The stove is modern and fireproof. All of our stoves, manufactured from soapstone and firebrick, are assembled in a unique design. 34


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Sisusauna Oy

Jämsä, Finland www.savusauna.com

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Modern yard saunas on NATURE'S TERMS Design Pasu sauna designed by ORTRAUM Architects (www.ortraum.com) combines a modern Scandinavian look with age-old natural building traditions. The eco-friendly, elegant and functional sauna buildings are Finnish design and treated with traditional, natural materials (red ochre, pine tar or charred surface). A Finnish sauna interior adds the finishing touch to an authentic experience. The computer cut CLT element Pasu saunas are easy to assemble on-site and suitable for yards and gardens. Sauna heater options include wood-burning, electric and gas heaters. Pasu sets an enjoyable and atmospheric scene for an authentic Finnish sauna experience. Our natural wood sauna creates a positive emotional experience with a soft, cosy and relaxing feel.

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Huone1 Oy

www.huone1.fi

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Kelo wood – nature's very own ANTIQUE Kelo wood is nature's very own antique: unique wood that is centuries old. A snag, or kelo in Finnish, is an old tree that has dried out and shed its bark. The outer surface becomes grey and inside is a reddish pine. Pine trees stop growing in the north around 300–400 years old. The process a tree undergoes to become a kelo takes several decades, after which time the tree may stand in place for centuries. The unique appearance and scent of kelo wood relaxes the mind. It is suitable for building all kinds of sauna. Our product range includes kelo wood in all its forms: from logs to sawn products and timber framing. Our Uhtua Design brand includes design furniture, wallboards, indoor saunas and outdoor hot tubs all made from kelo wood. Our customers include private interior design enthusiasts and builders, as well as construction companies and interior design professionals.

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Huliswood Oy

www.huliswood.fi Exports to: Central Europe, Great Britain We are a leading marketer of kelo wood products

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Taking a sauna is one of the keys to A HEALTHY LIFE

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Images: Visit Finland Image Bank

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he well-being effects of sauna are medically acknowledged as a part of a healthy way of life. The health effects of sauna have been researched for decades. Findings have proven that sauna has a positive effect on many kinds of medical conditions, like some skin, joint and circulation organ diseases. However, the mechanism of the health effects of sauna remains partly unexplained, so totally precise explanations are still missing. The most important health benefits of the sauna are connected with the comprehensive relaxation it produces.

Taking a sauna is suited and beneficial to almost everybody with the exception of just a few risk groups. It is important to listen to oneself and the feelings of one’s body. Taking care of your fluid balance is also important, as well as peaceful and stress free surroundings. “Taking a sauna creates a counterbalance to the working life and everyday hassle by working as a place of relaxation. Taking a sauna could become the culmination of both everyday and holiday that brings an end to the day’s hustle and bustle in a peaceful moment of calming down.

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I hope the opportunities and pleasurableness of the sauna will not get in the way of other, for example technological, amusements in our modern world. Many people have a tendency of looking for miracle preparations and exotic diets in their search for improvement of their quality of life. In reality, the keys to a good healthy life are constantlywithin our reach and among our daily choices, like visits to the sauna.”

Expert: Meri Linna M.D.


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Top Finnish design at its BEST Lapuan Kankurit is a jacquard weaving mill whose skills with weaving and materials have been honed to perfection over the decades. Behind the company’s successful products are top designers, professional staff, the latest weaving technology and a responsible approach to people and the environment. We use natural materials, weaving linen and wool into sauna, bathroom, table-setting, kitchen and home interior textiles. Our linen bathroom and sauna textiles make saunaing an even more enjoyable experience. Wrap yourself up in a soft, warm woollen fleece after bathing or enjoy a meal at a table set beautifully with natural materials. Behind our company’s internationally successful products are top designers, professional staff, the latest weaving technology, and a responsible approach to people and the environment. We have a passion for learning and developing new products. We respect traditions, but we are also trailblazers. Lapuan Kankurit’s product innovations have received several prestigious MUOTO design awards since 2010.

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Lapuan Kankurit Oy

www.lapuankankurit.fi Exports to: approximately 30 countries Certification: Masters of linen – 100% European linen – mark, Association for Finnish Work Key Flag symbol Online store: www.lapuankankurit.fi

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Finnish felt tradition is ALIVE AND WELL Lahtiset felt footwear and other products are made from felted wool. Pure sheep’s wool is a sustainable material and so is the manufacturing process itself. The felted wool is soft and warm, yet light and airy to wear. Felt is fantastic in cold weather, but it works also well in warmer seasons because it is a breathable natural material. Our individual and high-quality products are made by hand and are suitable for people of all ages. We have manufactured felt products in Finland since 1921 and our felt boots are part of the Finnish folk tradition. Using designers we have created new product lines that have roots in the history, but a fresh look fit for the street. Our felt footwear is great for use before and after visiting the sauna, and our sauna hat can be worn while in the sauna.

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Huopaliike Lahtinen Ay

Partalantie 267, 42100 Jämsä, Finland Tel. +358 14 768 017 info@lahtiset.fi Online store: www.shop.lahtiset.fi

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Linen tradition meets MODERN DESIGN

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Since 1920, Jokipiin Pellava Oy has been manufacturing linen textiles in its own factory in Finland. The sauna is an integral part of what it means to be Finnish, and we know what is required of sauna textiles. Our products make saunas more hygienic, beautiful, and more pleasant to use. The combination of modern design and linen’s excellent absorbent abilities make Jokipiin stand out from the crowd. Jokipiin sauna textiles are suitable for use in both private and public saunas such as hotels and spas. Our products increase well-being-enhancing properties of the sauna: a linen towel massages, exfoliates dead skin and invigorates circulation. Linen is the most absorbent of all natural fibres. Our products can be used before, during and after visiting the sauna. Our range includes washing mitts and back washers. All of our products are manufactured in Finland from high-quality natural linen and without the use of chemicals.

Jokipiin Pellava Oy

www.jokipiinpellava.fi Exports to: Germany, Russia, France, Hungary, USA, Japan, Belgium, Netherlands and Switzerland

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Drops of happiness in daily life – versatile and distinctive

LINEN PRODUCTS

Pisa Design offers distinctive, high-quality home textiles with a modern design. Pisa Design has a high-quality range of linen products and an innovative Pisa Fabric range of versatile products. Several products allow the user to choose how to use the product. The sauna robe is a stylish outfit both for work or leisure! It all began in 2003, when young and inventive entrepreneur and designer, Satu Somero, began to weave kitchen textiles in her living room. Pisa Design products communicate quality, comfort, eco-friendliness, joy, and happiness. Beautiful sauna textiles create the desired atmosphere and bring joy to their user. It feels lovely to dress in a linen sauna robe or gown after the sauna. Linen has high absorbent qualities and it also feels pleasant on the skin.

The high-quality sauna textiles make saunas both more hygienic and more enjoyable. Finnishness in Pisa Design’s products can be seen in their simple appearance and felt in their high quality. The colour palette is taken straight from nature. You can find all the colours of the sea and sky in our products. Finland has some fantastic seasonal colours!

Bathrobe and linen terry bathtowel

Terrylinen bathtowel

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Pisa Design

www.pisadesign.fi www.facebook.com/pisadesign Exports to: Finland, Sweden, Japan, England, Switzerland, Denmark and France

Children´s sauna robe and pillows

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SAUNA FROM FINLAND

SAUNATOUR - Guided Finnish Sauna EXPERIENCES The SAUNATOUR Programme was created by nine local companies: Finnish Sauna Experiences, always accompanied by a trained Finnish sauna guide. Take the Ultimate SaunaTour of 10 hours of different sauna experiences; or choose just one, two or three saunas. Combine your different saunas with pampering Sauna Therapy Treatments. SaunaTour is unlike any other spa in the world: we carry out the spa treatments together with you in the sauna! We also have Saunayoga, Wild Food and nature adventures around the year. SaunaTour is suitable for everyone from kids to grandparents, and can accommodate from 2 to 200 people! SaunaTour provides luxury in everyday life – even brief periods of relaxation improve well-being and help you to de-stress. SaunaTour is also a very social event! The SaunaTour package is put together in accordance with Sauna from Finland’s quality handbook. Remember: you always have a trained, Finnish sauna guide present.

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SAUNATOUR Kuusamo Lapland www.saunatour.fi Certificates: Quality1000, Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience

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Slow Sauna guarantees a complete EXPERIENCE Tilassa SlowSauna® is a sauna and bathroom design, and a construction service for sauna service providers and private customers. In addition to achieving a technically functional space, design also takes into account authenticity, sensory stimulation, mindfulness, relaxation, cleanliness and well-being. SlowSauna® design and construction for service providers takes the development goals and target groups of their respective companies into account. Both company personnel and customers participate in design work using the co-design participation method. SlowSauna® is a complete experience that users will want to relive over and over again. Relaxation and mindfulness are personal experiences that can be created using atmospheric material choices and details. Cleanliness is a must, as is the technical functioning of the sauna and bathroom: lighting, ventilation, acoustics, accessibility. After design and implementation, sauna service providers can apply directly for the Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience quality symbol from Sauna from Finland. Our service is based on Finnish sauna and wet room skills. We use Finnish sauna products provided by the members of the Sauna from Finland network.

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SlowSauna®

www.slowsauna.fi Tilassa Oy info@tilassa.fi Tel. +358 10 526 5980 A SlowSauna® build allows sauna service providers to apply directly for the Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience quality certification from Sauna from Finland.

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The Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience quality certificate communicates that the quality of your sauna and sauna services are top-class.

Satu Freyberg

Carita Harju

International Marketing

Executive Director

Tel. +358 400 966 112

Tel. +358 40 566 2481

satu@saunafromfinland.fi

carita@saunafromfinland.fi

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