Finnish Design

iittala Plates

Plates: the backdrop to every meal. We use plates everyday, so it only makes sense that the essential is both beautiful and practical. The cupboards…


Design Museum Finland

DESIGNMUSEUM is a specialist museum in Finland that selects and maintains a design collection. The museum is responsible for research and documentation in its field,…


Marimekko Factory

Marimekko’s own production has always been a central aspect of creating and developing design. Through its own production, the company maintains a good feel for…


Moominworld

The Finnish version of America’s Disney World, Moominworld is a magical place for kids to interact with their favorite fictional characters. Located on the island…


Fiskars Village

Founded in 1649, Fiskars started in this small village about 1-1/2 hours west of Helsinki. In the 1980s Fiskars began to move operations out of…


Alvar Aalto Museum

Located on a slope leading down towards Lake Jyväsjärvi,  the Alvar Aalto Museum serves as a showcase of Alvar Aalto works, an information center, organizes…




Aino-Maija Metsola

Born in 1983, Aino-Maija Metsola graduated with a degree in graphic design at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. Shortly afterwards, she began…


Anu Penttinen

Born in 1974, artist Anu Penttinen set out to push the boundaries of color and form with glass as her medium of choice. After graduating…