Finland shopping

Top Choice Design in Helsinki


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 Design in Mikkeli

Taito Shop

Consider this a warning: once entered, this shop is almost certainly going to tempt you into extravagant expenditure. A showcase of top-quality Finnish design and handicrafts, it sells designer clothes (look out for…
Top Choice Antiques in Kruununhaka & Katajanokka


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 Arts & Crafts in Rovaniemi

Lauri Tuotteet

Established in 1924, this former knife factory in a charming log cabin at the northwestern edge of town still makes knives today, along with jewellery, buttons, felt boots and traditional Sámi items including engrav…
Top Choice Design in City Centre

World of 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 Fashion & Accessories in Helsinki


Bright pinks, yellows and ubiquitous black and white form the basis for the prints by this iconic Finnish designer that has infiltrated the world of international fashion. Marimekko has come a long way since the ear…
Top Choice Design in City Centre


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…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Fiskars


At this design shop in the distinctive clock-tower building, the sharp, stylish arts, crafts and homewares are produced by members of the Fiskars Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists.
Arts & Crafts in Mariehamn

Torggatan 15

This charming old wooden house is packed with treasures that show off the creativity and industry of Åland's arty and crafty types. There's a handful of shops tucked into the various rooms – each one enticing in its…
Arts & Crafts in Punavuori & Ullanlinna


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…