The best grilled vegetable dishes for summer – try out these recipes!

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Out of love for Aalto – Virpi Suutari worked on her documentary at a cottage in the Turku archipelago

Documentary director Virpi Suutari was reading love letters sent between Alvar and Aino Aalto at her summer cottage. These and numerous other sources and film shooting trips around the world were the basis of her latest documentary, Aalto. Read the story

Crisp bedding and iced latte in bed – refreshing the bedroom for midsummer

“The bedroom is a particularly great room to implement changes instantly,” stylist Kasia Rutkowiak says. In this story, Kasia shares her favorite tips for bringing a subtle midsummer breeze to the bedroom decor. Read the story

Catch your dream design chair from the Summer Sale

A soft resting place, dining table seats, a multifunctional stool, or a good support for working? Whatever your need is, you will find hundreds of design chairs more affordable from Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale. Get to know our favorites! Read the story

In the spotlight: &Tradition's In Between furniture campaign

Designed by Sami Kallio for &Tradition, the In Between collection includes furniture honours Scandinavian heritage and woodworking. Skillfully crafted in oak, the dining tables and chairs are available at a 25% discount for a limited time only. Join us in discovering Finnish Design Shop’s frequently updated product campaigns, allowing you to save on long-term interior investments. Read the story

The winner of the 2021 Bruno Mathsson Prize is Monica Förster

Swedish designer Monica Förster is known as an endlessly curious experimenter of new materials and production methods. This was also one of the reasons why the Karin and Bruno Mathsson Foundation awarded Förster the 2021 Bruno Mathsson Prize. Read the story

Create the comfiest summer bedroom with these textile tips

The comfort of the summer house's or cottage's bedroom is improved in one fell swoop when you invest in good sleep, a relaxed atmosphere, and sunny tones. Get inspired by the textile ideas and enjoy your holiday with a cozy sleeping space! Read the story

The best grilled vegetable dishes for summer

Grilled seasonal vegetables make an easy and tasty menu for summer celebrations such as Midsummer at the countryside cabin. Prepare the table with early potatoes and Caesar salad, halloumi with peas and mint, and delicious French toast topped with peaches and ricotta cheese. Read the story

Designer Katriina Nuutinen: “When you give something from yourself, you will get it back manyfold”

Finnish designer Katriina Nuutinen's glassware is characterized by a delicate nature that stems not only from the fragile material but also from Nuutinen's own personality. In an interview with Design Stories, she explains how she has harnessed her sensitivity as a resource for her design work. Read the story

Summer Sale: Interior architect’s best finds from the Finnish Design Shop sale

“When there’s a sale, I often look for products that are durable and can be used in multiple ways,” says Finnish Design Shop interior architect Maija Rasila, who picked six timeless items from the Summer Sale. Check them out and act quickly, because the stock is limited! Read the story

Top 6 picks by Ruben Hughes: “A design classic will hold its meaning”

Art Director Ruben Hughes moved from New York to Copenhagen to enjoy the no-fuss Scandinavian lifestyle and work for local design and fashion brands. In this story, Ruben picks six inspiring and meaningful pieces from Finnish Design Shop’s selection. Read the story

Finnish Design Shop’s new showroom to open in Turku in the fall of 2021

With Finnish Design Shop’s new logistics center, the range of online store services will soon become even more comprehensive. Interior designer and showroom manager Maija Rasila talks about new advances in connection with the showroom. Read the story

Thomas Bentzen’s Cover chair family was designed for togetherness

The Cover chair family, designed by Thomas Bentzen for Muuto, took a long time and a lot of work to develop. In an interview with Design Stories, Bentzen reminisces on the design process that lasted more than three years – and praises the patience of the manufacturer. Read the story

Summer Sale: 9 charming lighting picks for every space

Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale offers the most beautiful design lamps, which complete the bedside table, reading corner, children's room, or leisure home. Allow us to introduce you to nine luminous treasures – find your favorite and brighten up the room with an extra light! Read the story

Less is enough – Years in Japan and Poland has left its mark on a home in Helsinki

Mari and her family’s home in Helsinki is decorated sparsely but with great care, including items like a Japanese wooden chair, Polish art and ikebana arrangements. Read the story

Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale is on: take these favourites home at great savings!

Seeking darling designs suited to summer, as sweet as the sun kissing your complexion? Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale is here to make lasting decor dreams come true, thanks to discounts up to 30%. We're highlighting eight favourites from the sale, full of gems that sell out fast – be quick to secure yours! Read the story

Midsummer magic in the Finnish sauna – 7 products you need for the perfect sauna moment

The sauna is the highlight of the Finnish Midsummer, and enjoying it starts with careful preparation. We have chosen seven fantastic Nordic finds from the Finnish Design Shop’s selection that will beautify your home sauna and delight guests at your summer cabin. Read the story

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