TOP 5: The most inspiring new products

The past month was yet again filled with a plethora of new items at Finnish Design Shop, all with one common nominator: they make everyday life heaps more fun and functional! A transformable work desk from Ariake, pampering products for all the senses from Frama, and outdoor furniture with a twist designed by Maarten Baas. Design Stories hand-picked five favorites – take a look at what we found!

An image of HAY's Palissade patio furniture and Splash vase.
HAY’s beautiful Splash collection includes several vases and a serving platter. The Palissade outdoor furniture range is also by HAY.

1. HAY: Splash vase

The objects we surround ourselves with have a massive impact on how we feel, so opt for high-spirited items for a lighter and brighter mood. HAY’s stunning Splash vase is made of mouth-blown glass, with a unique technique that gives the vessel its characteristic appearance: the glass vase captures happy bursts of color in mid-twirl.

• HAY's Splash vase >
All vases

An image of Ariake's Sagyo desk that has been turned into a vanity.
Sagyo is Japanese for ‘work’. The minimalistic Sagyo desk carries a timeless, refined look that can be easily combined with many styles of décor.

2. Ariake: Sagyo desk

Designed by Keiji Ashizawa, the minimalistic Sagyo desk is irresistibly beautiful in all its bare simplicity. Strictly functional but surprisingly versatile, the Sagyo table can be equipped with a separately sold mirror and shelf and turned into a stunning vanity.

• Ariake's Sagyo desk >
All desks

An image of NORR11's Champagne pouf doubling as a side table.
The Champagne pouf by NORR11 is upholstered in an eloquent boucle fabric, underscoring its vivacious character.

3. NORR11: Champagne pouf

Just not that into traditional coffee tables? An elegant pouf might do the trick! Designed by Kristian Sofus Hansen and Tommy Hyldahl, the eye-catching Champagne pouf is not only perfect for resting weary feet but it can also double as an extra seat, a sympathetic side table – and a guaranteed conversation starter.

NORR11 Champagne pouf >
All pouf & ottomans

An image of Valerie Objects' Aligned patio furniture and Inner Circle carafe and glass.
The Aligned outdoor furniture has been meticulously produced after a hand-drawn image by Maarten Baas. The Inner Circle carafe and glass are also Baas' designs.

4. Valerie Objects: Aligned outdoor furniture

The design language of outdoor furniture is often quite classic, but leave it to Dutch designer Maarten Baas to create an exception. The Aligned outdoor furniture collection carries itself elegantly but reveals a fun secret upon closer inspection: the aluminum slats are actually not aligned at all – they are all asymmetrical and unique!

 Valerie Objects' Aligned chair >
All patio furniture 

Frama's Herbarium body oil placed on a tree branch.
Frama’s St. Pauls Apothecary range ticks all the boxes: the high-quality ingredients and luxurious scents are finished with elegant, refillable glass containers that are a treat to look at.

5. Frama: Herbarium body oil

The Herbarium body oil is part of Frama’s St. Pauls Apothecary range, featuring gentle, natural skincare products made in Denmark. A delectable combination of safflower, jojoba, and apricot seed oil, the nourishing Herbarium body oil nourishes and moisturizes the skin – and it is also ideal for the hair and face.

Frama's Herbarium body oil >
All cosmetics 

Pick your favorite

Desert sofa
Mono blanket
Eva Solo
Solar outdoor lamp
Paletti cushion cover
Tapio Anttila Collection
Limi chair
Chouchin Reverse 1 pendant
FDB Møbler
Åstrup dining table
Act of Caring
Reviving table cleanser

See also:

 What's New at Finnish Design Shop >

Text: Mira Ahola Images: Manufacturers

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