Helsinki Design Week 2015

Finnish design is today probably mainly associated with its history from the Saarinens, to Aalto, Wirkkala, and Tapiovaara, producers/brands such as Artek, Iittala, Arabia, Marimekko, and perhaps contemporaries such as Kukkapuro and Koskinen. This design heritage is omnipresent throughout Helsinki’s restaurants, bars and public spaces, from Tapiovaara chairs and Aalto pendants to pieces by lesser known designers like Paavo Tynell, Lisa Johansson-Pape and Werner West.

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