Jonas Lutz’ Leaf shelves are the result of experimentation

Finnish-born Jonas Lutz is the designer behind Form & Refine’s Leaf shelves made from wood offcuts. As is often the case for the Rotterdam-based designer’s works, the shelves were created by experimenting and testing new things. Read the story

Top 6 picks from interiors blogger Sofie Amalie of Thus the Fuss: “A true classic ages well even with wear and tear”

Danish design blogger Sofie Amalie Rolandsen chooses her six favorite items from the Finnish Design Shop. The choices would beautifully integrate into her bright and colorful Copenhagen home, where she playfully mixes design classics with second-hand finds. Read the story

From kitchen to patio – five dining chairs that are also suitable for outdoor spaces

If you run short of seats on the patio, have a look indoors. Many dining chairs are suitable for outdoor as well as indoor use, allowing the same seats to be used in a wide range of spaces. Here are a few examples of chairs that you can grab from the kitchen and place on the patio. Read the story

Top 5 in June: five fascinating new products

The long-awaited summer finally arrived in Finland during the first weeks of June. Still, some even more exciting arrivals were spotted at Finnish Design Shop as new, thrilling brands joined in: Mifuko, Tekla, Montana, and Emu. We picked five most inspiring new additions, take a look and find your favorite! Read the story

Nordic design picks from Asia: the AJ floor lamp by Louis Poulsen

Scandinavian design has been on the rise in Asian countries for many years now. Design Stories set on a quest to find out why. We had the honor to chat with Asian creatives who shared with us their favorite pieces of Nordic design. In this story, we meet architectural designer Laura Phay. Read the story

Design with Pride – Finnish Design Shop celebrates equality and Helsinki Pride Partnership in rainbow colors

To celebrate the Global Pride 2020, Finnish Design Shop shows its support for the Helsinki Pride Community through a donation campaign and an official partnership. Finnish Design Shop CEO Teemu Kiiski believes that companies have both the right and the responsibility to actively influence the world around us. Read the story

Janne Reponen’s 3D images are startlingly realistic

Janne Reponen is one of the best 3D image-makers in Finland. His interior images are almost invariably mistaken for real photos, despite everything – from lighting to shadows – being created and finalized on a computer. Design Stories met Reponen who shared with us how to tell the difference between a real photo and a rendering. Read the story

Scandinavian summer is here! Create a Nordic summer decor with these products

Summer home decor trends are all about mellow tones of rattan, wood, and fresh shades of blue and yellow. We chose six favorites from Finnish Design Shop's Summer Shop. Take a look at our new inspirational images for an invigorating dose of Nordic Happiness! Read the story

A designer couple’s home in Helsinki is a stylish return to the seventies

What would a lottery win for a designer couple who loves the 1970s look like? A semi-detached house built in Tammisalo, Helsinki, in 1969 and cherished by its previous resident for almost 50 years. Read the story

The perfect picnic – create a delicious hamper with these quick and easy recipes

For the ultimate summer picnic, you need tiptop food as well as a beautiful setting. Focaccia with a ham or chickpea filling, a fresh and fruity Pimm’s Cup drink, and an easy-to-pack raspberry cheesecake are the ideal accompaniments for any excursion. Read the story