Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
The Wave House Is a Futuristic Finnish Home With a Sweeping Roof
A Finnish architect teams up with a log home manufacturer to create the stunning, hyper-modern Wave House.
Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
A pair of crafty designers on a serious budget show that though their apartment may be short on square footage, it’s long on...
These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek
Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
On a sun-soaked cliff off the coast of Helsinki, the Nolla Cabin offers affordable, eco-friendly accommodation—all in 97 square...
A New Bar in Helsinki Channels a Retro Soundtrack and a Midcentury Milanese Hotel Lounge
A new atmospheric bar and lounge opens up in a hip Helsinki neighborhood, channeling a retro-chic hotel lounge and inspired by a...
This Cozy Finnish Home Would Not Be Complete Without a Sauna
A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.
Finnish Embassy in Washington Receives Platinum LEED Certification
The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.
Behind the Scenes: Finnish Designer Yrjo Kukkapuro at Home
A look behind the scenes at the making of Dwell's June 2014 feature story on the home and studio of Finnish designer Yrjö...
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
There’s room for you and everyone you know at this $4.3-million ski house, so consider going in on it with some friends.
Book It: A Shoppable Finnish B&B Pops Up in Paris
Your own private Nordic cottage in the City of Light? No problem.
Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara
Looking at back at the varied career of Finnish furniture designer Ilmari Tapiovaara.
My Paradise: A Hundred Years of Finnish Architects’ Summer Homes Exhibit at AIA San Francisco gallery
Summer houses have always held a special place in Finnish culture—and in the careers of its architects, who have used them not...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings By Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K
A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.
A Playlist for Prototypes
Conceptual Speakers for the Home, Imagined by Students in Finland.
This Battery-Powered House Never Runs Out of Juice
A high-tech house in rural Finland offers a family a place to recharge— in more ways than one.
This Prefab Garden Shed Doubles as a Serene Summer Home
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
Sourcing Guide for Modern Prefab Companies in Europe
119 prefab builders made Dwell's annual list; now, check out some of their European counterparts in our roundup of prefab homes...