Daily tips: Friday 2 September

Helsinki Design Week Tips for Friday 2 September.

Helsinki Design Week Tips for Friday 2 September.

Sito Urban Design 40h pop-up

(Laituri, Narinkka 2 Kamppi, Helsinki 10am to 7pm)

Urban Design Seminar presentations concern e.g. service design for leisure areas, the percentage principle of public art, cities design-manuals and designs role as a competitive factor for  Finnish society.


Trash Aquarium

(VIRKA GALLERIA, Kaupungintalo, Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13 9am to 7pm)

Divers for the Baltic Sea is organized a beach clean up on 20.8. 2016 in Vanhankaupunginlahti. Come and see what they found.  Part of the litters and debris is on display in a large aquarium.


Exhibition: Virallinen – Official

( Designmuseo, Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki  11am to 6pm)

Kekkonen. Kekkonen. Kekkonen. In the late stages of Urho Kekkonen’s several terms as president of Finland (1956–1981), culture, the arts and design boldly and daringly combined national romanticism with the modern.


NORDIC AWAKE / Reworks: Design from existing materials

(Katajanokan tulli- & pakkahuone, Katajanokanlaituri 5. 6pm to 9pm)

Reworks hits the rewind button of selected products and objects and tells their stories through repurposed waste materials.


Heini-Maria Hynynen ja Maria Korkeila @ Liike temporary showroom

(Liike, Fredrikinkatu 24, 00120 Helsinki 5pm to 9pm)

”My collection’s main references were Christo’s wrapped magazines combined with 70s adult magazines. I wanted to take part in the on-going, very relevant conversation on gender roles and sexual equality.”