• Children’s event

Habi Kids: Try Day

  • Service design
Sep 16, Sat 10:00-10:00
Habitare, Messukeskus
Event type
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Accessibility for all

12-6 pm Nonstop Workshops

Fiskars Jungle and Nature Workshop in the Habi Kids Tent
Be bold and take a peek into another world. Enter the tent and work on an installation together with other adventurers. Inside the tent, we’ll be finding out what a versatile material paper is and how scissors can be used to make miracles. The sound and shadow world created by Habi Kids space designer Milja Aho is an experience. Come co-create a secret jungle world that becomes fuller and wilder as the event proceeds. At the tent, we invite everybody to participate in the FISKARS JUNGLE CHALLENGE!

Pattern Wall by the Habi Kids Cafe
The Habi Kids Pattern Studio is an evolving collage studio to explore and invent colours and shapes in a group. Kids can make their marks on the wall with various print patterns.

Design Orienteering – Takeoff at the Main Gate of Habi Kids
Area SuoMu’s Design Orienteering is a fun way to explore the Habitare fair and use the fair centre as a playground! This orienteering game lets participants observe, test and explore the different forms of design and the companies involved and meet the designers. Orienteering instructions and tasks can be found at the Habi Kids main gate.

11 am-1 pm Exploration at Home – From Here to There Can a home be mobile or an emotional state? Can a person have several homes? Which are the things that make a home? The workshop ponders the theme of the (mobile) home that offers something familiar to everybody but also the opportunity to create completely new thoughts and ideas. In the workshop, the participants are free to author and test wild ideas, which are then used to create a shared poster of a (mobile) home. This workshop can be participated in by all ages. It is organized in cooperation with the Finnish Institute in Germany and the architects’ collective Raumlaborberlin. More information at mobilehome2017.com

12.30-1 pm Kids Interview Designers | Habi Kids Cafe Designers seen at Habitare have an opportunity to tell their designer stories and sources of inspiration, sharing their teachings. Kids interested in design interview the designers.

2-4 pm Room of the Future
What does the home of the future look like? What kind of furniture does it have? What environmentally friendly inventions or new solutions do homes of the future use? Come build your own room of the future out of recycled materials! The workshop is led by art museum HAM Helsinki’s workshop instructors. More information at info@hamhelsinki.fi


The day is part of the Habi Kids Design School which is produced together with SuoMu – the Finnish Association of Design Learning, Helsinki Design Week and Habitare. See the whole programme here.

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