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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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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