Interior decoration trends for 2020: featuring round shapes, color spots and luxurious materials

Today's interior decoration trends have taken a big leap towards a more classic look. In 2020, we will see round and elegant shapes, luxurious materials and references to 1990s classic design. Bright colors will also return to spice up the interior. Read an overview of the biggest trends this year! Read the story

Passion for design runs in the family for Danish Sibast Furniture

Danish design brand Sibast Furniture takes pride in carrying on the Sibast family’s design legacy with relaunches of Helge Sibast’s classic designs, manufactured in Denmark. We talked with Anna Sibast about craftsmanship and bringing the Sibast family’s design heritage to a new century. Read the story

Chinese New Year – 8 decor ideas for this festive celebration

Decorating your home with flowers and strong colours is an important part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. We picked 8 delightful ideas to get your home ready for the Year of the Rat. Read the story

In Restaurant Espa, every table is a window table

Hanni Koroma created the interior design of Espa, a newly opened restaurant in Helsinki, combining Finnish wood types with a market square feel and warm, cozy atmosphere. Read the story

Same flowers in three different vases – which is your favourite?

“We all have our favorite flowers – and very often – our favorite vases. A pretty vase is much more than just a thing to put flowers in. It can be a great decoration on its own and depending on its size, color, style and material, it can give the same kind of flowers a whole different look,” says stylist and blogger Kasia Rutkowiak. Read the story

Philippe Malouin’s new Kuru collection for Iittala is designed for storing and displaying your belongings

Canadian-born designer Philippe Malouin was up for the challenge when Iittala asked him to create a product range for their Spring 2020 collection. The result is Kuru: a collection of bowls and vases designed for storing and displaying your most precious belongings. We interviewed Malouin about the collaboration and his design favorites. Read the story

Annaleena Hämäläinen: “I love the life and patina that vintage lamps radiate”

Hakola's creative director Annaleena Hämäläinen prefers to buy vintage lamps. Several Bumling lamps by Ateljé Lyktan can be found in her home. Read the story

Looking for freshness – Maija Rasila’s January favorites

January is the time to make the home light and bright with crisp colors and a fresh look. Interior Architect Maija Rasila talks about her favorite products and styles in her 'Favorites of the Month' column in Design Stories. Read the story

Top 10: We listed the most popular design products of 2019

The bestselling products of 2019 include Finnish tableware collections, classic lamps and modern Danish design. We compiled a list of the most popular Finnish Design Shop products both in Finland and internationally. Is your favorite among the top ten? Read the story

For festive New Year’s moments

A New Year’s Eve party is full of shining chrome, crystal and candles. Decorations highlighting Christmas have been taken away, but the spirit of the holidays is still allowed to show. We picked a few ideas for the home and the festive dinner table for New Year. Read the story