Aurora Borealis

Read design stories, let Finnish nature inspire you and get to know the amazing Finnish designers and design companies awarded with the Design from Finland mark.

Three inspiring Finnish winter phenomena

Nature is an endless source of inspiration for Finns. Even in the winter, when the light is scarce and the temperature cold, there are many phenomena that can widen your horizons. Read how polar nights, four seasons and aurora borealis have left their mark on Finnish design.
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Patch your clothes with the colors of the northern lights! With Oikiat Design’s self-adhesive fashion patches you can extend the lifecycle of your favorite clothes. Designed by Finnish mothers to make patching easy, fast and fun. Shop at:


Sky is the limit when it comes to Haltian’s design. This design house makes what’s next – from smart rings to smart bathrooms. Get to know their wireless products at:


Let aurora borealis inspire your looks. Cailap’s beauty products, brushes and tools help you put a touch of northern magic in your everyday. See the products at:

North Outdoor

Rain or shine, North Outdoor’s merino wool apparel dazzles with the colors of the northern skies and Finnish nature. Not only are their base and mid layers, sweaters and accessories good-looking, they’re made for extreme conditions. Get yours at:

About Design from Finland

Finnish nature and Finnish design are inseparable. The extremes of our nature – from the nightless nights of summer to the polar nights of winter – affect everything we do and design. We grant the Design from Finland mark to Finnish design that elevates and surprises, but more importantly, feels like it’s designed for you.
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