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Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and Stockholm Design Week take over the city on the second week of February. We also recommend to visit exhibitions and new boutiques in Helsinki. Be a tourist in your own town!

 

Late Night Shopping – Arts & Antiques

Dive deep into Helsinki’s art and antiques scene on Thursday February 11th! The creative quarters in Helsinki offer prolongued evening opening hours, a free-of-charge walking tour and special offers by boutiques invite for an excursion, alone or together.

Late Night Shopping – Arts & Antiques
11.2.
Around Design District Helsinki
See the updated list of participating boutiques and galleries: http://designdistrict.fi/en/events/late-night-shopping-feb-11th-art-antiques/
Arela For Good

Arela hosts a pop-up shop for second hand Arela knits, as well as tips to caring for cashmere clothing and a sample sale. The aim of the For Good concept is to lengthen the life of garments by increasing awareness of clothing materials and start discussion about consumption choices we make.

Arela For Good
12.-13.2.
Uudenmaankatu 26, Helsinki
Fri 11-18
Sat 11-16
www.facebook.com/events/559112570924949

Camilla Vuorenmaa: The Sea Separates Us

The Fine Arts Academy of Finland awarded its 2015 prize to Camilla Vuorenmaa (b. 1979). Part of the prize is the exhibition at EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Her work combines traditional painting with woodwork. Meet the artist on Friday 19th as a part of the EMMA’s Artist Talk series.

Camilla Vuorenmaa: The Sea Separates Us
10.2.-17.4.
EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art
Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Open Tue-Thu 11-18, Wed 11-19, Fri 11-19, Sat-Sun 11-17
www.emma.museum/vuorenmaa

Architecture Week

Seminars, workshops and discussions at the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

Architecture Week
1.-7.2.
Museum of Finnish Architecture
Kasarmikatu 24, Helsinki
Open Tue-Sun at 11–18, Wed at 11–20
See the programme (only in Finnish): www.mfa.fi/tapahtumat

Ilkka Suppanen at Design Museum

The Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize is awarded annually in Sweden to an active Nordic designer or craftsperson. In 2015 the designer Ilkka Suppanen was awarded with the prize. In January 2016 the exhibition of the awarded designer will be touring first time ever at Design Museum Helsinki. Ilkka Suppanen’s products have been exhibited for example at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Milan Furniture Fair and MoMA in New York.

Ilkka Suppanen
Design Museum
Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki
Open Wed-Sun 11-18, Tue 11-20
www.designmuseum.fi/en/exhibitions

Samuji House

Samuji House is Samuji’s newest concept store opened recently in Erottajankatu. It presents the womens, mens and home collections, as well as furniture and art.

Samuji House
Erottajankatu 9 B (inner courtyard)
Open Mon-Fri 11-19, Sat 11-17
www.samuji.com

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and Stockholm Design Week

A weekend break in Stockholm? Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair and Stockholm Design Week form an annual meeting place for Scandinavian design. The city is filled with design events, showrooms and exhibitions.

Stockholm Furniture & Laight Fair
9.-13.2.
Mässvägen 1, Alvsjö
www.stockholmfurniturelightfair.se

Stockholm Design Week
8.-14.2.
Event around Stockholm
www.stockholmdesignweek.com

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