Fresh and simple ways to welcome spring into your home

”It's where we get to spend most of our days, so creating a good feeling within our houses and apartments has never been more important.” Stylist Kasia Rutkowiak from the My Full House blog shares with us her tips for refreshing the home for spring. Read the story

Brighten up your home – 9 lighting finds from Finnish Design Shop’s Spring Sale

Finnish Design Shop's Spring Sale offers timeless design lamps more affordably. We introduce you to nine multi-purpose lighting treasures that will give a final atmospheric touch to your interior. Hurry while the stocks last and pick your favorite! Read the story

The most beautiful book of 2020 is Chasing Light, an elegant take on Paavo Tynell’s work

The Finnish Book Art Committee’s choice for the Most Beautiful Book of the Year 2020 award is Chasing Light: The Archival Photographs and Drawings of Paavo Tynell. According to the jury, the book is a beautiful and consistent whole that gives Tynell’s luminaires the space and value they deserve. Read the story

Artek’s new Siena textiles are inspired by Alvar Aalto’s architecture

Artek has launched Alvar Aalto’s classic textile pattern, Siena, in three new colorways inspired by Aalto’s material world. Among the new additions are two versions of “Shadow Siena”, a beloved variation recently rediscovered in the archives. Read the story

Design finds for the home and patio – 8 picks from Finnish Design Shop's Spring Sale

Finnish Design Shop's Spring Sale invites you to make the season's best finds! We've selected eight design treats from the sale, bringing joy both indoors and on your patio once the spring sun takes over. Sale items are available in limited quantities, so secure your favourites soon. Read the story

Ask the Customer Service: “Can Fatboy bean bags be used outdoors on the terrace?”

At Finnish Design Shop’s Customer Service, spring is in the air when we start getting more and more questions from our customers about outdoor furniture. Design Stories’ new column seeks answers to questions that puzzle design lovers around the world. Read the story

Outdoor furniture ideas – Introducing the season’s new arrivals

It’s time to upgrade your patio and garden furniture for sunny days and turn the outdoor spaces into comfortable extra rooms. We pick up nine new outdoor products that will level up your summer days for years to come! Read the story

Plant power and evergreen choices – Maija Rasila’s April favorites

Finnish Design Shop’s interior architect, Maija Rasila, talks about her favorite products and styles in Design Stories' Favorites of the Month column. April is a month for devoting time to green plants and enjoying both well-known and future classics. Read the story

Lavender is the season’s trend color – pick it up for your decor with these adorable products!

The most irresistible color choice for spring is gentle lavender. Spice up the timeless interior with a touch of playful light purple with the help of small details and interior elements. Fall for lavender and see the dashing design finds! Read the story

TOP 5 in March: The most inspiring new products

The month of March gave us the first signs of spring: melting snow, increasing daylight hours  – and the arrival of this summer's outdoor furniture news. In addition, Finnish Design Shop entered new terrain by introducing a selection of graphic prints to the store. Read the story

A christening spoon or design classic? Six timeless gift tips for child naming and baptisms

Naming ceremonies or baptisms are the first big celebration in a child’s life, and the occasion deserves to be marked with a lovingly chosen gift. At their best, these gifts will give joy to the little recipient for a lifetime. Whether you are a new parent, godparent, grandmother or other happy loved one, we have put together six design gift ideas for you. Read the story

Imagine a home

“Home may be the only place we can control in this chaotic, unpredictable world,” writes Design Stories columnist Hanna-Katariina Mononen. Read the story

Nine colorful products to decorate your Easter home

In the Nordic countries, Easter decorations often include tulips, lovely pastel shades and, of course, tasty delicacies. We picked products that easily bring a spring-time feel to your home décor and table setting. Read the story

5 lockdown reads for design lovers

If you’ve run out of interesting things to watch on streaming services and staring at your smart devices is a bore, good design books provide a pleasant change. These five titles from Finnish Design Shop’s selection introduce you to the work of Anni and Josef Albers, modern wooden architecture, classics of car design, life in nature, as well as evolution of furniture design. Read the story

Update the bathroom decor effortlessly

At its best, the functional bathroom offers also relaxing spa moments and a hint of luxury to everyday routines. By adding cozy interior details and clever storage solutions you can transform your bathroom into a more inviting and decorous space. Dive into our favorite products! Read the story

1960s decor delights with round shapes and bright colors

The 1960s represent open-mindedness and rebelliousness as the interior of the era combines bold colors, wild patterns, and experimental materials. We picked eight 60s-spirited design treasures from our selection. Travel in time and add a touch of retro to the contemporary decor! Read the story