Marcel Gascoin | Furniture
Marcel Gascoin (1907–1986) is known as one of the leading designers of post-war France. Driven by his social conscience and aptitude for combining clean-lined esthetics with rational manufacturing processes, Gascoin played an important role in the reconstruction of the country. During the post-war housing crisis, Gascoin was employed by the French Ministry of Reconstruction and Urbanism to design homes and elegant yet functional furniture, many of which have since become sought-after design classics.
Marcel Gascoin has designed pieces for the following brands:
Find stylish Nordic furniture for your home
Welcome to Finnish Design Shop (FDS), the online furniture shop where you can find Nordic design pieces to elevate your home decor. Our handpicked furniture selection includes modern furniture as well as timeless classics from Scandinavia and beyond.
Nordic designer furniture blends form and function to create visually appealing spaces that are also practical. Our selection of Scandinavian furniture can help add warmth, tranquility, and a touch of elegance to your home. Embrace the essence of Scandinavian design with leading Nordic furniture brands including HAY, Vitra, Artek, Muuto and Audo Copenhagen.
Key features of Nordic style furniture:
• Natural materials
Modern designer furniture to bring spaces to life
Update your home with our exquisite range of modern designer furniture, carefully selected to add personality and character to your home. You can enjoy furniture designs by cherished mid-modern designers, such as Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames and Hans J. Wegner, as well as more contemporary names like Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Cecilie Manz and Patricia Urquiola.
Crafted from enduring materials like wood, glass and metal, our tables and chairs serve as versatile gathering spots, perfect for creating memorable moments. High-quality sofas offer a cozy retreat for years to come, and carefully designed beds complete your bedroom oasis with grace and elegance.
Quick links to popular Nordic furniture categories:
We also offer a variety of Scandi interior decorations to mix and match with our luxury furniture.
Scandinavian shelving and storage systems
Designer garden furniture
We also cater to outdoor living with a wide selection of patio furniture, allowing you to extend your sense of style to your exterior spaces.
3 iconic outdoor furniture designs:
• Sika-Design’s Swing lounge chair is a beautiful rattan chair designed by Tove Kindt-Larsen in 1937
• GUBI’s Pacha Outdoor lounge chair is an outdoor version of a delightful design classic by Pierre Paulin from 1975
• The Hanging Egg chair is a timeless design classic, created by Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel in 1959 (equally suitable indoors)
Sustainable furniture design
At Finnish Design Shop, we stock a diverse range of Scandinavian design furniture for the home. When we choose our furniture products, we prioritize craftsmanship and brands with a commitment to sustainability.
Finnish Design Shop’s sustainability efforts focus on:
• Flow: circular economy solutions and sustainable supply chains
• Fix: responsible product curation and our role in enabling sustainable product choices
• Flourish: the wellbeing of our personnel and the promotion of efforts that correspond to our values, both within the field of design and the society at large.
Fresh furniture ideas from FDS
Our online publication, Design Stories, is bursting with ideas and inspiration for people who are passionate about design and home decoration. This is the place where you can find out more about the furniture trends of the year, popular furniture colors, top brands of Nordic and Scandi furniture, fashionable furniture materials, and more. Then find all the pieces and accessories you need in our online Scandinavian furniture store.
Read more about our Designer furniture:
• Introducing the Finnish design company Artek in our Dictionary of Nordic Design
• The story of String System shelves: a Swedish design icon reborn
• Finnish furniture designer Tapio Anttila talks about his design philosophy and the importance of sustainability
• Bella Koh, founder of the lifestyle brand Slowhouse talks about Nordic design in Asia
• Our lamp buying guide: Love at first light! Top tips on choosing a lamp. Features top picks from our lighting collection.