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Top Choice Design in Helsinki

Arabiakeskus

Arabia refers to a whole district where the legendary Finnish ceramics company has manufactured its products since 1873. The complex, 5km north of Helsinki, includes a design mall, with a large Arabia/Iittala outlet…
Top Choice Antiques in Kruununhaka & Katajanokka

Lasikammari

Vintage Finnish glassware from renowned brands such as Iittala, Nuutajärvi and Riihimäki, and individual designers such as Alvar Aalto and Tapio Wirkkala, make this tiny shop a diamond find for collectors. Along wit…
Top Choice Design in City Centre

Tre

If you only have time to visit one design store in Helsinki, this 2016 emporium is a brilliant bet. Showcasing the works of Finnish designers in fashion, jewellery and accessories, including umbrellas, furniture, ce…
Top Choice Design in City Centre

Artek

Originally founded by architects and designers Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Aalto in 1935, this iconic Finnish company maintains the simple design principle of its founders. Textiles, lighting and furniture are amo…
Arts & Crafts in Punavuori & Ullanlinna

Tikau

One of a string of small boutiques lining the southern end of Korkeavuorenkatu, Tikau stocks sustainably produced and top-quality rugs, stylish bamboo lampshades, Kashmir scarves and other colourful and beautiful ho…
Design in Punavuori & Ullanlinna

Awake

At this super-minimalist art gallery–concept store, changing displays of handmade, Finnish-only designs range from men's and women's fashion and accessories, including watches, jewellery, bags and shoes, to birch pl…
Design in City Centre

Iittala

Finland's famous glass manufacturer – established in 1881 in the southern Finnish town of the same name and later shaped by Alvar Aalto – has a central outlet here on Pohjoisesplanadi, and an outlet at Arabiakeskus,…
Fashion & Accessories in Punavuori & Ullanlinna

Jukka Rintala

Leading Finnish fashion designer Jukka Rintala is renowned for his women's evening wear, which is often worn at presidential functions and other high-profile events. His talents also extend to jewellery, art and int…
Design in Punavuori & Ullanlinna

Lokal

A Design District standout, this hybrid design shop-gallery has rotating exhibitions from Finnish-based artists and designers, including traditional woodcarver Aimo Katajamäki, ceramicist Kristina Riska, birch-bark …
Cosmetics in Kamppi & Töölö

Inkuto

Edem Agbekey-Taylor’s tiny but colourful boutique sells her own branded Inkuto skin-care products, traditionally crafted from renewable natural resources. Edem’s ebullient personality is a good enough reason in itse…