Finnish Design Shops

16 May

To round off the recent posts about Finnish design, there are a couple of shops worth visiting if you’re interested in this kind of stuff.

First one – Suomi PRKL Design –  is opening soon in Reykjavik, Iceland.  Their Facebook page looks very promising and the shop will stock everything from Moomin mugs, to rag rugs and JoPo bikes!

Kaksitva via Suomi PRKL Design

I’m totally loving these Kaksitva creatures – check out also Kaksitva’s own website for more!

Kaksitva skulls

Kaksitva is also taking part in the Northern Oddities pop up event that showcases the eccentric Finnish Design and lifestyle in NYC from tomorrow 17th May until 28th May and is housed by Ivana Helsinki.

Which brings me to the other shopping destination that is online – phew!! The Design Shop Outlet stocks a wide selection of all things Finnish including the brands taking part in Northern Oddities.

My instant Design Shop Outlet favourites are the Moomin Mobile -40% (bonus!) and soft toys/pillows by Johanna Kunelius.

Moomin Mobile, Design Shop Outlet

Lady Di by Johanna Kunelius, Design Shop Outlet

And for tomorrow morning – Kahvi Kaunistaa (=coffee makes you beautiful), by Milla Risku.

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One Response to “Finnish Design Shops”

  1. Louise May 30, 2012 at 1:51 pm #

    Cute Moomin mobile. I didn’t realise The Moomins were Finnish until tonight, when I was reading the Moomin entry in a book about cult children’s TV shows in the UK. Then I remembered something you’d written previously about trolls holding a special place in Finland’s heart…

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