• The Ball Chair by Eero Aarnio. Photo: Visit Helsinki/Joni Rousku
  • Iittala Birds / Kuva: Iittala Arabia/Timo Junttila
  • Aalto stools. Photo: Joanna Moorhouse

Finnish design from Helsinki

Helsinki attracts design and architecture fans from around the world. Finnish design is characterised by minimalism and clean lines. Finnish modernism from the 1950s is particularly popular. Contemporary Finnish design combines these traditions with the latest innovations. Helsinki is an ideal city for purchasing designer goods and discovering fresh designer culture!

See also: Finnish fashion in Helsinki

Design boutiques