New from String Furniture: Outdoor shelving and additions to String System

String Furniture's spring 2021 novelties include functional storage solutions for the home office and outdoor kitchen, and a whole lot more. See our picks from the new selection! Read the story

In the spotlight: &Tradition’s Develius sofa campaign

Designed by Edward van Vliet, the Danish brand &Tradition’s Develius modular sofas are reminiscent of an inviting heap of cushions – available at a 20% 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

Mondo’s picks: 6 gems of modern architecture

Where can you find the most fascinating buildings in the world? Mondo’s editorial staff selected six locations ranging from a Chinese metropolis to a less well-known Aalto attraction in Finland. Read the story

The best kitchen decor ideas: a quick and easy makeover

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and its functionality is essential in a hectic lifestyle. However, the kitchen is not only a room for daily routines but also an inspiring and cozy space to get together with friends and family. We put together some tips to brighten up your kitchen! Read the story

TOP 10: The most popular design products of 2020

Finnish Design Shop's list of best-selling design products of 2020 includes both iconic classics and modern favorites – and even some complete newcomers. Can you guess which design gems were the most popular in 2020? Read the story

The Kartta sculpture by Santtu Mustonen challenges Iittala’s glassblowers

Designed in celebration of the 140th anniversary of Iittala, the Kartta glass sculptures were created in collaboration with artist Santtu Mustonen and master glassblower Heikki Punkari. We had the chance to visit the Iittala glassworks and see how the challenging pieces are made. Read the story

Design duo Saana ja Olli’s sofa is clad in Vuokko’s Hedelmä fabric

One of Saana Sipilä and Olli Sallinen’s favorite finds is an architect-made corner sofa that is upholstered with a fabric designed by Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi. Read the story

6 winter picks from photographer and interior stylist Hali Mason

Based in Manchester, UK, Hali Mason’s home exudes calm and reflects her love for pure, pared-down design. Here she shares with us six of her favorite items for winter home decor. Read the story

Eight irresistible lighting picks from Finnish Design Shop’s Winter Sale – soft light for every space

The winter’s darkest days may be behind us, but we all crave additional glimmers of light on murky days. Allow us to introduce you to eight stunning lights from Finnish Design Shop’s Winter Sale – pick your favourite and illuminate every moment! Read the story

A neutral and clean-lined winter home – Maija Rasila’s January favorites

Interior architect Maija Rasila talks about her favorite products and styles in Design Stories’ Favorites of the Month column. January is a good time to take a fresh look at your home and brighten up its look by simplifying and trimming things down. Read the story

Six design tips from the Finnish Design Shop Winter Sale – invest in diverse and durable classics

Finnish Design Shop's Winter Sale is full of magnificent design discoveries. We picked products from the Winter Sale that represent timeless and durable design and will provide joy for years to come. Act now – the favorites will be sold out quickly! Read the story

Welcome the New Year in a fresh, festive home

Welcome 2021! Create a festive atmosphere for the New Year with cool metals, impressive eye-catching décor and fresh details that herald the new season. Read the story

TOP 5 in December: The most inspiring new products

Once again, we picked the five most interesting novelties from Finnish Design Shop. The choice was particularly difficult this time, as a record number of new items were added to our online store in December. Take a look and find your favorite! Read the story

Mondo’s picks: 8 winter experiences in Finland

Joyful ice carousels, relaxing saunas, fast rides on a dog sled. Mondo’s editorial staff have gathered tips on fun winter venues all over Finland – take virtual tour with us today and save the list for later. Read the story

Paavo Tynell’s lamps can be found in surprising places – take a look at these 3 stunning sites

“There are still some locations in Finland where you can marvel at what is left of Tynell’s original lighting,” says Ville Linna, who recently published a book about renowned Finnish lighting designer Paavo Tynell. Explore with us three unique places where you can enjoy Tynell’s lighting in its original settings. Read the story

Edla creates Christmas spirit with natural materials and colors

A dream came true when the house, designed by Edla for her family, was completed and they can now celebrate the great midwinter holidays in their new home. Christmas begins when she hangs a chandelier over the dining table. Read the story

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