Fine Finnish
A pair of crafty designers on a serious budget show that though their apartment may be short on square footage, it’s long on...
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 Off-Grid Cabin on Finland’s Archipelago Is an Irresistible Call to Low-Impact Living
With a leave-no-trace design, the prefabricated Majamaja Cabin by Littow Architectes draws visitors to a new eco-retreat at the...
The 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...
An Iconic Modernist Villa in Finland Is Painstakingly Restored
Studio Petra Majantie and Oopeaa left no stone unturned in updating architect Aarne Ervi’s classic lakeside design.
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...
This Revolutionary Finnish Restaurant Is 100% Zero-Waste
In Helsinki, Nolla serves up organic, locally sourced fare in a Michelin-tiered dining experience—all without trash cans.
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.
A Modern Tiny House Reinvents the Finnish Barbecue Hut
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With an Otherworldly Shape, This Finnish Cabin Fends Off Subarctic Cold
The Meteorite by Ateljé Sotamaa, clad in 272 prefabricated panels of cross-laminated timber, uses air gaps to keep the interior...
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.
A Tiny Cabin in Finland Is a Creative Temple for Its Filmmaker Owner
Pirinen Salo Oy looks to church architecture and the illusions of cinema to craft an inspirational lakeside retreat.
A Tiny Glass Cabin Perches for Wilderness Views in Remote Finland
A glass-and-steel retreat in Finnish Lapland is designed to bring its owner as close to nature as possible.
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...
This Waterfront Residence in Finland Is More Boutique Hotel Than House
Asking $3.8 million, this residence in Uusimaa set on five lush acres features a private beach, a sauna, and a gym, making for an...
These Self-Sufficient Island Cabins in Finland Have All the Comforts of Home
Designed for both work and play, this peaceful escape includes a traditional Finnish sauna and a workshop.
A 1974 Kit House Is Gutted in a Frenzy, Then Fine-Tuned for Close to a Decade
A couple rehab and refine a drab suburban home outside of New York City.
19 Must-Haves From Finnish Design Shop's Midseason Sale
Score a little slice of Nordic happiness with these contemporary home furnishings, tableware, design books, and more.
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.
Q&A: Fine Rug Designer Ben Soleimani Launches a New Venture
Fourth-generation rug purveyor Ben Soleimani’s direct-to-consumer brand aims to change the way we shop for home furnishings.
A Log Cabin Kit Home Pops Up at the Edge of a Lake in Southern Finland
Prefab builder Pluspuu erects a rustic yet refined retreat an hour’s drive from Helsinki.
A Log Cabin Kit Sauna Is Built Lakeside for a Post-Steam Plunge in Finland
By building a prefab sauna at water’s edge outside Helsinki, a Finnish family can take a steam, and then cool off with a dip in...
A Remote Micro Resort in Finland Comprises a Trio of Timber-Clad Prefab Villas
Studio Puisto Architects devise prefabricated modular units that join together and blend with the surrounding forest in Hyvinkää,...
Choose Your Own Adventure With a Finnish Prefab Pod That Can Pop Up Anywhere
Less than 100 square feet, Studio Puisto’s new modular cabin can be configured as a home office, gym, or forest retreat.
A Young Photographer Captures the Sensuality of Alvar Aalto’s Work in Their Shared Finnish Hometown
When the pandemic drove Janne Tuunanen to return to Jyväskylä, he discovered a newfound appreciation for the legendary...
22 Can’t-Miss Deals From Finnish Design Shop’s Summer Sale
Say hello to summer savings: take up to 50% off home furnishings and accessories at Finnish Design Shop.
Fine Dine-ing
Interior and furniture designer Nick Dine—son of pop artist Jim Dine—has a love-hate relationship with his 2,000-square-foot...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
These 8 Log Cabin Kit Homes Celebrate Nordic Minimalism
Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an affordable price.
10 Sterling Saunas in Modern Homes
Saunas are one-stop shops for the rejuvenation of body and mind.
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.
Alvar Aalto’s Celebrated Maison Louis Carré Reopens to the Public
An exhibit of contemporary Finnish art, hosted in the midcentury modernist’s only home in France, signals a tentative return to...
This Prefab Garden Shed Doubles as a Serene Summer Home
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
These 14 Cabin Floor Plans Will Make Your Outdoorsy Dreams Come True
These cozy layouts are fine-tuned for relaxing and enjoying nature at its finest.
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.

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