TAF Studio – the award-winning design duo behind the Atelier chair

The Atelier chair was designed for the newly renovated Nationalmuseum in Stockholm. We chatted with designers Mattias Ståhlbom and Gabriella Gustafson – better known as TAF Studio – about Atelier and their work with Artek. Read the story

The center of creative work, Sofia Future Farm, invites you to enjoy yourself

The inviting interior design of Sofia Future Farm was created purely with the furnishing, as the buildings are strictly protected. The &Tradition chairs, supplied by Finnish Design Shop’s Contract Sales, combine the different spaces with each other. Read the story

Cecilie Manz, what makes a design classic?

Separat is an elegant space divider with a wooden frame and leather joints. Danish designer Cecilie Manz had carried the idea with her for a decade, and the collaboration with the Finnish manufacturer Nikari turned out to be a perfect match. Read the story

Rolf and Mette Hay: “We want to make products that people truly care about”

Mette and Rolf Hay, the creators of the Danish brand Hay, have conquered the design world in a decade. It has not been easy, but the entrepreneur couple is driven by passion. They want to develop products that people grow fond of. Read the story

Eero Aarnio: “Apply yourself and believe in yourself”

The popular designer turned 85 this July and shows no signs of slowing down. New products are still coming to life from his study’s drafting table. We met Aarnio in his home in Veikkola and heard stories including that of the iconic Ball Chair. Read the story

Antrei Hartikainen conjures delicate shapes out of wood

Antrei Hartikainen has won admiration with his artfully crafted wood sculptures. We met the young master carpenter at his home in Fiskars. Read the story

At work like at home

More and more, offices remind us of homes or coffee shops – and homes of design hotels. Interior Architects Fyra and Finnish Design Shop Contract Sales have an unrivaled perspective on the fusion of styles in homes and public spaces. Read the story

Outside the box

What do you get when a Finnish psychologist and an English sculptor start designing furniture together? Light and playful products that are now on the verge of an international breakthrough. Read the story