Superweek of textile and surface design

Online eventDiscussionLectureDesign courses and workshopsFashion
When Fri 10.09.2021 - Fri 17.09.2021
Time 10.9. Portfolio review for designers
14.9. Pitching event for curated textile design studios and their customers
15.9. Working as a surface designer (incl. pricing and agreement advice)
17.9. Sustainable sourcing of textiles in India
Where online
Accessible Yes
Language Finnish / English

Patternsfrom Agency, the biggest textile design agency and pattern design service provider in Scandinavia, organizes four different online events for textile and surface designers and their clients during Helsinki Design Week.

Sept. 10th Portfolio review for designers
– Ten textile and surface designers show their work to the agents during confidential meetings. This event is free.

Sept. 14th Hottest designers of Scandinavian style
– Welcome to see and hear pitches of the best upcoming Scandinavian design studios! There will be Suvi Pouttu, Studio Hilla, Lisa Mäkinen, students of Metropolia and Patternsfrom Agency on air. This event is free.

Sept. 15th Working as a pattern designer
– Teija Puranen (FIN), Joris Martens (BE), Sachiko Imaizumi (JP), and Tiina Taivainen (FIN) tell about their work and policies within the pattern design. Tickets 19 euros.

Sept. 17th Sustainable sourcing of textiles in India
Ganesh Purohit/Port of Trust and Supreet Raju/Texilist explain the peculiarities of the Indian textile industry, especially the ethical side of it. Tickets 36 euros.

Due to the limited number of seats, you need to book your seat in advance.

More specific program and introduction of the speakers at

Patternsfrom Agency

Patternsfrom Agency is the biggest textile design agency and pattern design service provider in Nordics. Besides designing single patterns, our services include coordination of colors and materials, as well as full pattern collections and concepts.