Founded in 1873 as a ceramics factory in Helsinki. Arabia is one of Finland's best known and most highly regarded brands with legendary designers like Kaj Franck and Ulla Procopé. For over 140 years, Arabia has held a strong position in Finnish homes. Arabia is a pioneer of Finnish design and its designs express beauty, quality and practicality. Arabia was the first brand allowed to make Moomin merchandise already in the 1950s, and its Moomin mug collection is still a bestseller and highly collectible.