Finnish design brands

Finnish design brands

Five of the Best Finnish Designer Brands

Forget expensive spa and fitness club memberships. The Finnish sauna is the quintessential temple of physical and mental relaxation. Here, you can cleanse body and soul by sweating away stress and impurities, emerging revitalised from the soothing hot steam. There are city versions for apartment dwellers and hotel guests, but a lakeside or seaside sauna flanked by Finnish forest offers the best experience of all.

The most inspiring Finnish interior brands right now

The most inspiring Finnish interior brands right now

Saana ja Olli is the namesake brand of its designers Saana Sipilä and Olli Sallinen. The brand was founded when the pair was still studying design, and it focuses on interior textiles. Saana ja Olli designs and manufactures textiles of durable European 100% hemp fabric, and all products are made and packaged in Finland.

Improving access to Finnish water expertise

Improving access to Finnish water expertise

Forget expensive spa and fitness club memberships. The Finnish sauna is the quintessential temple of physical and mental relaxation. Here, you can cleanse body and soul by sweating away stress and impurities, emerging revitalised from the soothing hot steam. There are city versions for apartment dwellers and hotel guests, but a lakeside or seaside sauna flanked by Finnish forest offers the best experience of all.

Celebrating 100 years of innovative Finnish design

Celebrating 100 years of innovative Finnish design

Beautiful and sophisticated objects, inspired by nature. Design that enriches everyday life – and shapes it with furniture and accessories that inspire people all over the world. In 2017, Finland celebrated 100 years of independence, and what better time to look back on the history of Finnish design and to present the novelties of this year.

St Ali Releases Limited Edition Mr Black Collab

St Ali Releases Limited Edition Mr Black Collab

The following is an incomplete of list of Finnish manufacturers who have an international reputation for cutting edge design. Many of them, like Marimekko, will be instantly recognisable, while others like Tonfisk are relative newcomers to the global stage.

Shop Finnish Design in the Center of Helsinki

Shop Finnish Design in the Center of Helsinki

In 1949, Swedish architect and designer Nils Strinning designed the timeless String Shelf system. Since then, the String Shelf has gained enormous popularity all over the world. Offering an endless array of modification possibilities, String shelves are suited to any space, from homes to offices. With easy to install side panels and cupboards, drawers, pigeonholes, hooks and shelves available in various lengths and sizes, the String shelf is an adjustable, versatile storage solution.

Nordic Lifestyle Destination for Good Choices

Nordic Lifestyle Destination for Good Choices

Tightly curated by the editorial team at est, our Recommended Designers takes an in-depth look at some of the Australian studios that often grace est, while our Interview series gets up close and personal with the brains behind our favourite spaces, learning about their passions, past works and creative process.

These interior brands can be found at Design Market Online

Helsinki Design Week is arranging its first ever Design Market Online from 24–26 April. There will be some great finds among the classic Design Market items, such as the Everyday Design paper bag holder, Johanna Gullichsen’s fabrics as well as furniture from Hakola.

GUIDE // WHERE YOU CAN BUY SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN ONLINE

If you are like me you love looking online for the latest in Scandinavian design, but sometimes it can be tricky to know where to go. Below I have compiled an extensive list of the online stores I know about to help make the search easier for you.