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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Finnish Design Shop’s Winter Sale continues: 7 captivating lighting picks

Even though the darkest days of winter are behind us, the stunning lighting enlivens the space and creates a cozy atmosphere on the murky evenings. We introduce you to seven multipurpose luminaires from Finnish Design Shop’s Winter Sale – pick your favorites quickly! Read the story

Finnish Design Shop’s Winter Sale is on: 9 adorable decorative objects

An eye-catching vase or a soft decorative cushion? Despite the small size, details make a big impression. Finnish Design Shop's Winter Sale offers hundreds of design treats more affordable. Check out our decoration favorites! 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

Pure primary colors refresh the interior – create the style with these products!

Inspired by the Bauhaus movement, red, yellow, and blue are the interior design trend of the season. The pure and bright hues breathe new energy to your home through surfaces and furniture yet also make a fun statement in small details. Give your home a dose of happiness with these design finds! Read the story

Avotakka’s storage solution picks: “It’s nice to start your free time by packing the tools away”

In this column, Avotakka’s editorial staff present their favorite products and interior design solutions that have proved functional in their own homes. Producer Arja Kuittinen found storage solutions that help organize the items needed during both working hours and leisure time in her cabin. Read the story

Ask the Customer Service: “Which desk could I fit into a small space?”

Remote working is more fluent when the furniture is adjustable and as versatile as possible. One handy desk is presented here on the Design Stories column, answering questions by design enthusiasts. Read the story

TOP 5 in December: The most inspiring new products

In December, Finnish Design Shop welcomed a fine selection of fresh arrivals from the likes of Finarte, Marimekko, and the Swedish lighting brand Wästberg. Design Stories picked the five most inspiring ones – take a look and find your favorite! Read the story

Column: Confessions of a color-shy home decorator

Hanna-Katariina Mononen, who keeps the color scheme of her home neutral, admires the skillful use of strong colors – but only from a distance. Read the story