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March 2018 March 13, 2018 – Maija Isola designed the bright green “Päärynä” (Pear) pattern to simulate the 1960’s pop-art movement in modern art. The pattern has…


Finnish Design

History How Finland set themselves apart from the rest. Learn the history of Finnish design. Read More…     Design Forum Finland Design Forum Finland actively…


Aalto Vase

The Aalto Vase is one of the most iconic glassware pieces in Finnish design. Created by Alvar Aalto, the vase was originally designed for the…


Finnish Products

More Finnish products coming soon. Toikka Glass Birds iittala Mugs iittala Plates Aalto Vase Converse x Marimekko Shoes iittala Dinnerware Marimekko Bedding Marimekko Oiva Dinnerware…


Marimekko Wallpaper

Demand for Marimekko to reintroduce their wallpaper has soared recently as more and more designers have turned towards the use of patterns and color when…


Kaj Franck Award

Established in 1992, the Kaj Franck Design Prize is awarded to designers working in the spirit of the late Kaj Franck. The purpose of the…


Sarpaneva Pot

The Sarpaneva pot is often seen as the perfect example of the Finns’ ability to combine beauty with function. Its unadorned cast iron form is…


Unikko Pattern

The Unikko pattern is Marimekko’s most iconic design. The splashy print came about after Armi Ratia announced that Marimekko did not manufacture floral prints. Maija…


Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto’s name is well-known throughout the world of modern architecture and design. Over the course of his lifetime, he distinguished himself with his flowing…


Magisso

Magisso is a young, innovative Finnish company set to bring unique designs that help with everyday life. Magisso’s first product, the magnetic kitchen cloth holder,…