Rising Star award winner Berry Dijkstra: “My work questions the status quo”

Rotterdam-based collector, design curator and composition artist Berry Dijkstra questions the boundaries between art and design. Following his win of the FDS Influencer Awards' Rising Star prize, Dijkstra sat down with Design Stories to discuss his joyful approach to design: form follows fun. Read the story

Catch your dream design chair from the Summer Sale

A soft resting place, dining table seats, a multifunctional stool, or a good support for working? Whatever your need is, you will find hundreds of design chairs more affordable from Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale. Get to know our favorites! Read the story

Crisp bedding and iced latte in bed – refreshing the bedroom for midsummer

“The bedroom is a particularly great room to implement changes instantly,” stylist Kasia Rutkowiak says. In this story, Kasia shares her favorite tips for bringing a subtle midsummer breeze to the bedroom decor. Read the story

Create the comfiest summer bedroom with these textile tips

The comfort of the summer house's or cottage's bedroom is improved in one fell swoop when you invest in good sleep, a relaxed atmosphere, and sunny tones. Get inspired by the textile ideas and enjoy your holiday with a cozy sleeping space! Read the story

The winner of the 2021 Bruno Mathsson Prize is Monica Förster

Swedish designer Monica Förster is known as an endlessly curious experimenter of new materials and production methods. This was also one of the reasons why the Karin and Bruno Mathsson Foundation awarded Förster the 2021 Bruno Mathsson Prize. Read the story

Summer Sale: Interior architect’s best finds from the Finnish Design Shop sale

“When there’s a sale, I often look for products that are durable and can be used in multiple ways,” says Finnish Design Shop interior architect Maija Rasila, who picked six timeless items from the Summer Sale. Check them out and act quickly, because the stock is limited! Read the story

Finnish Design Shop’s new showroom to open in Turku in the fall of 2021

With Finnish Design Shop’s new logistics center, the range of online store services will soon become even more comprehensive. Interior designer and showroom manager Maija Rasila talks about new advances in connection with the showroom. Read the story

Summer Sale: 9 charming lighting picks for every space

Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale offers the most beautiful design lamps, which complete the bedside table, reading corner, children's room, or leisure home. Allow us to introduce you to nine luminous treasures – find your favorite and brighten up the room with an extra light! Read the story

Vitra Club Office presents a new concept and collection for the post-Covid office

Club Office is Vitra’s new office concept designed for the post-pandemic era, when the office has to be more than just a place of work. Introduced with the Club Office is an updated range of inviting, flexible office furniture. Explore the collection with Design Stories! Read the story

Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale is on: take these favourites home at great savings!

Seeking darling designs suited to summer, as sweet as the sun kissing your complexion? Finnish Design Shop's Summer Sale is here to make lasting decor dreams come true, thanks to discounts up to 30%. We're highlighting eight favourites from the sale, full of gems that sell out fast – be quick to secure yours! Read the story

Midsummer magic in the Finnish sauna – 7 products you need for the perfect sauna moment

The sauna is the highlight of the Finnish Midsummer, and enjoying it starts with careful preparation. We have chosen seven fantastic Nordic finds from the Finnish Design Shop’s selection that will beautify your home sauna and delight guests at your summer cabin. Read the story

Five picks for the patio: “Woodnotes lounge chairs resist moisture and sunlight”

Ilona Valovirta, Customer Service Manager at Finnish Design Shop, chose five products for the summer patio. In this column, the Finnish Design Shop employees tell their favorites from the online store's selection. Read the story

Lounge chairs for outdoor use – bring the living room atmosphere under the sun

A comfortable lounge chair invites you to relax and spend quality time outdoors. Enjoy morning coffees, reading moments, and endless summer evenings in the sun, and choose your favorite design chair to the patio, terrace, or balcony! Read the story

Launching in August: Muller Van Severen for HAY

This year, HAY is due to present its very first collaboration with Belgian designer duo Muller Van Severen. Design Stories received a special teaser of what's in store! Read the story

All eyes on the garden – Maija Rasila’s June favorites

Finnish Design Shop’s interior architect, Maija Rasila, talks about her favorite products and styles in Design Stories' Favorites of the Month column. In June, she enjoys gardening and summer nights on her brand new patio. Read the story

Ask the Customer Service: “How should teak outdoor furniture be maintained?”

Early summer is a good time to maintain the wooden outdoor furniture purchased for the patio or summer cottage. Design Stories’ new column seeks answers to questions that puzzle design lovers around the world. Read the story