Connie Barton’s South London home feels like an urban jungle

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Column: A new year and a longing for something new

“This new season makes us want our homes to have some of the same cleanliness and freshness that we see and feel outdoors,” writes Design Stories columnist Hanna-Katariina Mononen. Read the story

In the spotlight: Le Klint's flush ceiling lamp campaign

Le Klint's hand-folded luminaires are adored by many, including Helsinki-based stylist and designer Anna Pirkola. Now you can take 20% off flush ceiling lamps designed by Tage Klint. Join us in discovering Finnish Design Shop’s frequently updated product campaigns, allowing you to save on long-term interior investments. Read the story

A colorful home in the center of Helsinki is a mirror of architect Jouni Kaipia’s soul

Jouni Kaipia’s home may be abundant, yet every piece has its designated place and a story to tell. Over the years, his apartment in the Ullanlinna district has come to meet all his needs. Read the story

TOP 5 in January: The most inspiring new products

New year, new products! January started the year off strong, welcoming a stellar assortment of new design treasures to Finnish Design Shop’s selection. Design Stories picked the five most inspiring products for January – take a look and find some new favorites! Read the story

TOP 10: The most popular design products of 2021

Finnish Design Shop’s list of best-selling design items of 2021 includes both timeless classics and Finnish innovation. Design Stories invites you to take a look back with us – maybe some of these design gems are your personal favorites as well? Read the story

What’s new: Fredericia's Wegner Ox chair

Designed by Hans J. Wegner, one of the top names in Danish design, the Wegner Ox chair is a real statement piece of furniture that differed from the mainstream of Scandinavian design even at the time of its creation. Read the story

Redesigns to Arabia’s Moomin mugs – Little My and Stinky get all new illustrations

Arabia will update its Moomin Classics line in 2022 by introducing beloved characters Little My and Stinky in redesigned illustrations. The new, updated illustrations will adorn the characters’ mugs, bowls, and plates. Read the story

Fluffy fabrics create a cozy place for relaxation

Plush teddy, bouclé, and sheepskin fabrics as well as tufted surfaces are particularly popular at present. These super-soft, textured materials look best combined with simple elements and give the space an inviting, nest-like atmosphere, rather like a warm embrace. Read the story

Mondo’s picks: 6 delicacies worth the trip

Where can you enjoy the best afternoon tea in London or the tastiest cinnamon roll in Finland? Mondo chose the delicacies that are worth taking a trip. Read the story

New from String Furniture: smart solutions for the kitchen

String Furniture’s new 2022 collection features shelving solutions for a functional yet stylish cooking space from a gourmet kitchen to a kitchenette. In addition, the brand is to launch an innovative, height-adjustable candleholder designed by TAF Studio. Read the story

Creative alternative to a couch? See 8 tips for a small living room

A sofa doesn’t always need to be the centerpiece of the living room. If you don’t have a ton of space or you’re looking to spruce up your living space, replacing a traditional sofa with more petite furniture can work wonders. Check out the ideas and create a cozy space! Read the story

The Juslin Maunula x Finarte rug collection was inspired by fashion and architecture

Design studio Juslin Maunula teamed up with Finnish brand Finarte to create a striking rug collection that plays with textures, colors, and proportions. In an interview with Design Stories, the duo talks about their design process and the inspiration behind the collection. Read the story

Decorate the bedroom and make sleep in wintertime into an artform with these tips

As the winter sun only appears later in the morning, we Nordic people like to make the most of the dark season, staying under the duvet to sleep just a bit longer. We picked nine products to make your den nice and soft for the winter. Read the story

Iittala’s new 2022 collection evokes a strong sense of nostalgia

Iittala’s first new arrivals of 2022 feature bold colors and playful patterns inspired by the brand's history – offering a nostalgic blast from the past, the new tones and prints come from the glass factory’s extensive archives. Read the story

What’s new: By Lassen’s Saxe lounge chair

The Saxe lounge chair by Danish designer Mogens Lassen is a carefully crafted classic that continues to enthrall decade after decade. Read the story

Wood, glass and bright colors – the showroom favorites in January

Every month, Finnish Design Shop’s Showroom Manager Maija Rasila and her team pick the showroom's most interesting trends and products. In January, the focus is on the Pantone Color of the Year 2022 and materials that freshen up the interior. Read the story

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