At the fair
“Mindspaces” is this year’s theme of Habitare 2019, Finland’s largest furniture, design and decoration event. Because, as explain the designers of the theme, the trend expert Antti Rimminen (from Urban View) and the culture and fashion reporter Mia Dillemuth, “Metaphorically, the mind can be thought of as a house with different rooms”.
Alberto Alessi, president of the Italian design company Alessi, will be the international Friend of Habitare in 2019. He will be exploring Habitare, selecting the most interesting content and will give a keynote speech on the opening day 11 September 2019.
Not to miss: The Block: young designers’ area; Habi Kids; Habitarematerials; Habitare Startup
- Habitare 2019. Interior, design & furniture fair
- 11–15 September 2019
- Messukeskus, Fair ground
In the city
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Helsinki Design Week takes over the Finnish capital with more than 200 events taking place between 5 to 15 September 2019. This year the festival explores design-driven climate solutions and collaborations tackling the environmental crisis at the intersection of design and science, showcasing designers and innovators leading the way in the development of climate-friendly solutions.
Not to miss: Climate School; Designs for a cooler planet; Erottaja 2; Design Museum Helsinki
- Helsinki Design Week
- 5–15 September 2019
- Erottaja 2, Helsinki