Color, light and shade – Hella Jongerius’ exhibition at Nationalmuseum

The Breathing Colour exhibition by Hella Jongerius dives into the design star’s studies on how lighting, shapes, and materials affect the way colors are perceived. With the exhibition, Jongerius also aims to stir conversation about the current color standards of the design industry. Read the story

Elisabeth and Roar renovated a ’70s house: “Decorating a home takes time”

Inspired by the architecture of the house, Elisabeth and Roar’s decor is a modern interpretation of the 1970s style. Located in Eidsvoll, Norway, the residence has been gradually transformed into a home where the past and the present blend together harmoniously. Read the story

Furniture now: dark wood and round shapes

This fall, corners are rounder and wood darker. Slender structures will give way to clear, solid materials, and the fascinatingly textured surfaces of bouclé fabric will be favored in upholstery. We have gathered together the trendiest furniture shapes and materials of the season. Read the story

George Nelson – a Renaissance genius of modern design

The architect George Nelson is known as a unique designer, as well as an insightful opinion-leader and visionary, who brought American design into the modernist era. In his design work, Nelson managed to create subdued beauty and have fun at the same time. Read the story

Cold and warmth join forces – Maija Rasila’s October favorites

In her new Design Stories column, interior architect Maija Rasila discusses her favorite products of the fall. October's highlights include cool tones that have been off the scene for a while, but are now given a new edge by trendy, warm shades. Read the story

Iittala x Magis Linnut: Toikka’s illuminating birds

Created in collaboration with Magis, Iittala and Oiva Toikka, the Linnut lighting collection combines Toikka’s beloved birds and Magis’ material know-how. The playful light sculptures are made of a new kind of plastic that acts like glass during production. Read the story

Arne Jacobsen – a master of streamlined aesthetic

Arne Jacobsen is best known to many by his chair designs and Louis Poulsen lamps. However, the Danish architect created not only iconic furniture and lighting but also buildings, textiles and interiors. Read the story

Perfect place for everything – see 6 contemporary storage ideas

The best storage furniture can help to keep things in order – while also being attractive to the eye. We selected six functional pieces of storage furniture that suit a variety of spaces. Read the story

Andreas Martin-Löf looks into the future backwards

Andreas Martin-Löf, who designed Frama's AML stool carrying his initials, does not forget about the past when creating new items. Read the story

Mid-Season Sale: We picked 8 atmospheric design lamps

Finnish Design Shop's Mid-Season Sale gives you the chance to find timeless design lamps more affordably. We listed eight favorite lamps that are not only versatile but also interesting in terms of their design. Hurry while stocks last, because only a limited number of sale items are available. Read the story