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Once again, design lights up the darkening autumn nights in Finland. See our picks below to quench your design thirst.
Habitare furniture, interior decoration & design fair, September 13th–16th
Habitare offers an exhaustive look into the latest trends and achievements in Finnish and international interior design.
Hugely popular in design-oriented Finland, last year’s event drew nearly 70 000 visitors to the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre.
WDC Helsinki 2012: BMW Art Cars, September 1st–October 31st
The BMW Art Car Project is the brainchild of French former racecar driver Hervé Poulain and dates back to 1975. Since then, a total of 17 BMW Art Cars have been created by artists such as Andy Warhol and Frank Stella.
The six Art Cars on display in EMMA (a 20-minute bus ride from central Helsinki) found their way to Espoo straight from the London Olympics.
Helsinki Design Week, September 6th–16th
Helsinki Design Week has become a concept in its own right. Obviously a part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programme, HDW is an annual celebration of design in all walks of life. This year’s HDW theme is co-creation.
Things to do: attend galas, workshops, exhibitions, fashion shows, seminars, visit studios and spaces normally closed for the public, and of course, do some shopping.
WDC Helsinki 2012 tip: Check out the Abattoir
The Abattoir is a former slaughterhouse turned into a “food and design meeting place open to all” in the Tukkutori Wholesale Market in Helsinki. Read more
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