Where to Shop in Helsinki, Finland

A deep culture of respect for craft and design in Helsinki reveals itself in the plethora of elegant concept stores, artisan workshops and independent shops stocking local designers on offer across the city.

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Products on offer at Lokal Gallery, Helsinki, Finland


Lokal Gallery

Specialising in small-scale production lines by local artists and designers, Lokal is a concept store and immersive exhibition space spotlighting the best in the business of Finnish craft. Conveniently located in the heart of the Design District, it’s where you’ll find a range of handmade homeware, textiles, sculptures and artworks from emerging artisans and big-name designers in equal measure.


Annankatu 9, 00120

Glasshour, Helsinki, Finland


Glasshouse Helsinki

Housed in Finland’s first department store, Glasshouse Helsinki is a concept store and exhibition space founded with the intention of creating a dialogue around the future of sustainable craft and design. Bringing the worlds of fashion, design, arts and science together under one roof, the shop stocks all the latest in planet-friendly clothing and design innovations.


Aleksanterinkatu 13, 00100

Terracotta pots on display at Udumbara Studio & Showroom in Helsinki, Finland


Udumbara Studio & Showroom

Founded by effervescent ceramicist Eva Spoof, this sustainable pottery studio offers handmade lamps, sculptures and flowerpots, as well as ceramics and meditation workshops, from its quiet showroom in the artsy district of Kallio. One of the only pioneers of Finnish red clay in the country, Spoof hand-builds all of her products from local wild clay that has been dug up in the nearby village of Somero.


Kaarlenkatu 15, 00530