23-24 AUGUST 2023

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Programme

Discover Design Helsinki's programme of specially curated events. From workshops to product launches and parties, showrooms invited visitors to join in with activities and network in Helsinki's creative heart. 

24th August

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  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Design Breakfast

    BE WTR Oy

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    Drinks/Party
    Let's have breakfast together & create happier, healthier and more productive future workplaces  
  • Skanno welcomes you for a lovely breakfast and an inspiring color lecture hosted by Intercolor. Event fully booked please sing up for a waiting list. 
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Welcome to a lovely breakfast at Naava Showroom. Hear a diverse panel discuss about workplace environments and the biophilic office experience.
  • VIP breakfast with invitation.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Open Showroom

    ABL-Laatat

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    Exhibition/Installation
    Come and visit us to see the best of ceramic tiles in a inspiring showroom of ABL-Laatat, home for architects and designers. 
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Aarikka Elf Workshop I (FULL)

    Aarikka

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    Workshop/Activity
    Did you know Kaija Aarikka designed the first Elves 40 years ago? In our Workshop, you can construct your own Elf. Only 5 participants per workshop.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Aarikka design brand and Ravintola Teatteri are creating a unique "Pop-in-Showroom" where visitors can enjoy iconic design items whilst dining.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Skanno x Taidemaalariliitto art exhibition

    Skanno

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    Exhibition/Installation
    Explore he inspiring Skanno x Taidemaalarilitto art exhibition where all the paintings are matched with our furniture display. Welcome!
  • Kvadrat Sustainability Strategy with Wickie Meier Engström, Kvadrat Really Director & Partner and Philine Kriependorf, Kvadrat Sustainability Manager
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Durat Showroom open

    Durat

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    Exhibition/Installation
    The showroom highlights possibilities of the  material and colour combinations to inspire the designers to find their own way to use Durat material  
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Explore Poiat's design philosophy, aesthetics and new furniture pieces in Poiat's new Studio & Showroom space. Welcome!
  • Welcome to our showroom for an installation created by design agency Fyra and reused furniture from our e-commerce Greenified. No registration needed.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Lammhults. Space matters.

    Nomart

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    Exhibition/Installation
    Lammhults: when space matters. Meaningful, collaborative and sustainable design. Explore our meeting room display with Lammhults product news 2022!  
  • Durat and John Nurminen Foundation have an installation designed by Nemo Architects in Esplanadi Park to remind us to take care of our beloved sea. 
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    CH24 WISHBONE CHAIR GIVE AWAY

    Carl Hansen & Søn

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    Product/Showroom Launch
    Sign up for our newsletter and enter for your chance to win a  CH24 Wishbone Chair in FSC™-certified beech, soft paint, hollyhock, natural paper cord.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Indoor Nature Trail

    Naava

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    Talk/Tour
    Welcome to our brand new Naava Showroom in the heart of Helsinki. Experience the biophilic space and learn more about our amazing showroom partners.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Experience exquisite range of DUX beds alongside iconic DUX furniture classics as Jetson, Karin and Pernilla, designed by Bruno Mathsson.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Visit our unique Showroom and get inspired with our one of a kind hand made rugs and cushions.
  • Skanno welcomes you for a lovely lunch and an inspiring color lecture hosted by Intercolor. Event fully booked please sing up for a waiting list. 
  • Johanna Gullichsen's classic patterns shown on various upholstery examples of both traditional and modern furnishings.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    See how to illustrate a ceramic object

    Raaka Rå

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    Exhibition/Installation
    Presenting how to build up unique art pieces and Raaka Rå tableware on 24.8-25.8. Reka Kiraly is painting the ceramics between 14-17.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Get creative! Design your own patterns with the quidance of our designers. Explore our wide selection and enjoy refreshments in our lovely courtyard. 
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Carpets, Colors & Cocktails

    Orient Occident

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    Product/Showroom Launch
    Inspired by the beauty of minerals, Margrethe Odgaard has developed 56 new colours for Ege Eco collections. Discover the new Eco colors with us!
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    Jani will be discussing his art and his challenge of turning his works into beautiful wool and silk rugs.         www.janileinonen.com      
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Aarikka Elf Workshop II (FULL)

    Aarikka

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    Workshop/Activity
    Did you know Kaija Aarikka designed the first Elves 40 years ago? In our Workshop, you can construct your own Elf. Only 5 participants per workshop.
  • Kvadrat Sustainability Strategy with Wickie Meier Engström, Kvadrat Really Director & Partner and Philine Kriependorf, Kvadrat Sustainability Manager
  • Designer Tapio Anttila is available to make presentations for existing and new products. Stories behind design and inspiring conversations.
  • Discover the authentic Nordic design and sustainable materials behind the timeless novelties by three iconic brands Iittala, Nikari & Woodnotes.  
  • Discover the authentic Nordic design and sustainable materials behind the timeless novelties by three iconic brands Iittala, Nikari & Woodnotes.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Orizzonte Open Studio

    Orizzonte

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    Drinks/Party
    Join us for an afternoon prosecco tasting while exploring our showroom with contemporary kitchens, wardrobes and bathrooms from Italy. RSVP.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    At Finsoffat showroom we will launch a new chair which is made in collaboration with designers Jukka Jokinen and Heikki Konu. Welcome!
  • Discover the authentic Nordic design and sustainable materials behind the timeless novelties by three iconic brands Iittala, Nikari & Woodnotes.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Wine & Pine

    Lundia

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    Drinks/Party
    You will find a beautiful collection of our products in our harmonious showroom. Take a moment to enjoy some wine and pine.  
  • Input interior and Greenified present insights into new and sustainable ways of managing furniture with consecutively talks from our brand partners.
  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    We welcome you to enjoy a sunny afternoon aperitivo and live music in our Hakola Showroom and meet our inspiring Creative Director Annaleena Hakola. 
  • Join us for drinks, snacks & late summer vibes on Wed 24 August between 4-8pm. 
  • Wed
    24
    Aug

    Design talk by Tom Dixon

    Nomart

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    Talk/Tour
    NOMART invite you to a talk by British designer Tom Dixon to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his eponymous brand.
  • Come and meet us at the lovely DUXIANA store and showroom. Experience exquisite range of DUX beds alongside iconic DUX furniture classic.
  • FULLY BOOKED! Invitations only! Helsinki style showroom-street party in Tehtaankatu. DJ, food, drinks and cool company.  
  • Join us for drinks, snacks & late summer vibes on Wed 24 August between 4-8pm. RSVP. 

25th August

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  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Durat Baltic Sea Installation in Esplanadi Park

    Durat

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    Exhibition/Installation
    Durat and John Nurminen Foundation have an installation designed by Nemo Architects in Esplanadi Park to remind us to take care of our beloved sea. 
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Indoor Nature Trail

    Naava

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    Talk/Tour
    Welcome to our brand new Naava Showroom in the heart of Helsinki. Experience the biophilic space and learn more about our amazing showroom partners.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Workshop "Dress the stool"

    Kvadrat

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    Workshop/Activity
    Invited 20 clients play with Kvadrat colorful textiles and Artek classic stools.  Stools are visible at Kvadrat Showroom until 12.9.2022
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Open Showroom

    ABL-Laatat

    to
    Exhibition/Installation
    Come and visit us to see the best of ceramic tiles in a inspiring showroom of ABL-Laatat, home for architects and designers. 
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Aarikka Elf Workshop III (FULL)

    Aarikka

    to
    Workshop/Activity
    Did you know Kaija Aarikka designed the first Elves 40 years ago? In our Workshop, you can construct your own Elf. Only 5 participants per workshop.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug
    Aarikka design brand and Ravintola Teatteri are creating a unique "Pop-in-Showroom" where visitors can enjoy iconic design items whilst dining.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Skanno x Taidemaalariliitto art exhibition

    Skanno

    to
    Exhibition/Installation
    Explore the inspiring Skanno x Taidemaalarilitto art exhibition where all the paintings are matched with our furniture display. Welcome!
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Durat Showroom open

    Durat

    to
    Exhibition/Installation
    The showroom highlights possibilities of the  material and colour combinations to inspire the designers to find their own way to use Durat material  
  • Thu
    25
    Aug
    Explore Poiat's design philosophy, aesthetics and new furniture pieces in Poiat's new Studio & Showroom space. Welcome!
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Espresso Studio

    Orizzonte

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    Exhibition/Installation
    Stop by for a coffee and meet our design team specializing in contemporary kitchens, wardrobes and bathrooms from Italy. RSVP.
  • Welcome to our showroom for an installation created by design agency Fyra and reused furniture from our e-commerce Greenified. No registration needed.
  • Special event on Thursday 25th - Our skilled artisan weaves the seat of a Wishbone chair
  • Thu
    25
    Aug
    We warmly welcome you to see Finsoffat Helsinki showroom where you can get to know our brand and products. 
  • Thu
    25
    Aug
    Experience exquisite range of DUX beds alongside iconic DUX furniture classics as Jetson, Karin and Pernilla, designed by Bruno Mathsson.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Open House Lounge & Apple Tea All Day

    Adora

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    Product/Showroom Launch
    Welcome to explore our 1001 handmade Rugs. And Jani Leinonen´s contemporary art rugs. We are serving refreshments all day. Hot or cold, as you like. 
  • Explore Finarte's new AW22 collection BLENDING amongst the first. Collection made in collaboration with illustrator Minni Havas.
  • Johanna Gullichsen's classic patterns shown on various upholstery examples of both traditional and modern furniture.
  • Input interior and Greenified present insights into new and sustainable ways of managing furniture with consecutively talks from our brand partners.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Baltic Sea Day Tapas

    Durat

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    Drinks/Party
    Durat Baltic Sea Day tapas and drinks by Sami Tallberg, an award-winning chef, known for wild food.  FULLY BOOKED.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Lammhults. Space matters.

    Nomart

    to
    Exhibition/Installation
    Lammhults: when space matters. Meaningful, collaborative and sustainable design. Explore our meeting room display with Lammhults product news 2022!  
  • THE EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.  
  • Thu
    25
    Aug
    Get creative! Design your own patterns with the quidance of our designers. Explore our wide selection and enjoy refreshments in our lovely courtyard.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Carpets, Colors & Cocktails

    Orient Occident

    to
    Product/Showroom Launch
    Inspired by the beauty of minerals, Margrethe Odgaard has developed 56 new colours for Ege Eco collections. Discover the new Eco colors with us!
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Kartell 2022.

    Kartell

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    Product/Showroom Launch
    Welcome to explore Kartell new products and Kartell's first Eyewear Collection! Sparkling and special offers.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Aarikka Elf Workshop IV (FULL)

    Aarikka

    to
    Workshop/Activity
    Did you know Kaija Aarikka designed the first Elves 40 years ago? In our Workshop, you can construct your own Elf. Only 5 participants per workshop.
  • Designer Tapio Anttila is available to make presentations for existing and new products. Stories behind design and inspiring conversations.
  • Discover the authentic Nordic design and sustainable materials behind the timeless novelties by three iconic brands Iittala, Nikari & Woodnotes.
  • Discover the authentic Nordic design and sustainable materials behind the timeless novelties by the iconic brands Iittala, Nikari & Woodnotes. 
  • Discover the authentic Nordic design and sustainable materials behind the timeless novelties by three iconic brands Iittala, Nikari & Woodnotes.
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Durat Showroom open

    Durat

    to
    Exhibition/Installation
    The showroom highlights possibilities of the  material and colour combinations to inspire the designers to find their own way to use Durat material  
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Wine & Pine

    Lundia

    to
    Drinks/Party
    You will find a beautiful collection of our products in our harmonious showroom. Take a moment to enjoy some wine and pine.
  • Explore the event here: https://www.designhelsinki.com/design-in-conversation/designer-producer Seats available on a first come, first served basis.  
  • Thu
    25
    Aug

    Print Design Workshop 3

    Lauritzon

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    Workshop/Activity
    Get creative! Design your own patterns with the quidance of our designers. Explore our wide selection and enjoy refreshments in our lovely courtyard.

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