Design Market 2020
Design Market is a stock sales event that gives the visitor a chance to meet the makers of the products and learn more about the design brands. The event, which usually takes place at the Cable Factory, will this year take place in the vendors’ own shops and online stores. The offers are valid from Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 September.
Also during this exceptional year, the event turns into an experience when vendors host small happenings in their stores and raffles in social media channels. Find the full side programme here.
Internationally award-winning Recycling Stations!
Niimaar creates stunning, sustainable design products to facilitate recycling at home and workspaces. Ecosmol, Ecomini and Ecogrande Recycling Stations are versatile as they also serve as seats and tables. The Recycling Systems have been designed by top designer Harri Koskinen and the furniture is made of high-quality 100% fsc-certified plywood in Finland. Niimaar design is for any use, any style, any era.
KN KATI NIEMI
We will help you find that perfect hat.
We are a finnish family run company, with knowledge on hat business for over 40 years. KN Kati Niemi hats and beanies are designed either in Finland or in collaboration with our European manufacturers. Responsibility, ecology and sustainable development are really important to us and we take it in consideration all the way starting from material choices. Our baseline is to make hats that suit the head perfectly but also withstand time.
store and a gallery
Lokal is an award-winning concept store and gallery in the heart of Helsinki. Our philosophy is centred around living with art and objects that matter. We operate in the frontline of sustainability by promoting long-lived and locally produced design items. With our philosophy at the heart, we curate themed group exhibitions in our gallery space, and provide beautiful and timeless products through our shop.
Finnish children's clothing brand
Hupi is a Finnish children's clothing brand whose products are manufactured in Ulvila, Satakunta. The materials used are mainly natural materials such as eco-cotton and recycled materials.
Unique handmade books and jewellery
Bookies are all handmade by me - Melian. I use high quality bookbinding materials and design the products myself. I make the books for you to keep your thoughts in beautiful covers. And the book jewellery simply puts a smile on every bibliophiles face! All products are handmade, no two items are the same. Come and discover the unique craft of bookbinding.
Trendy art prints directly from the artists.
Vuorjoki Design is a family business with two graphic designers. Our art prints are made and designed by us and they are printed in Finland on premium 200 g matt paper. The current selection of 24 art prints is very versatile and brings personality to all kinds of interior design styles. All posters fit into commercial frame sizes. We commit to quality and domestic cooperation. Our chosen print house and paper reflect environment-friendly values.
Design leather jewellery
design company that manufactures interior products
The Woodnotes philosophy is based on aesthetics of refined and pure design. The high-quality products are long-lasting and, thus, environmentally friendly. Founded in 1987, Woodnotes has grown from a line of paper yarn carpets into a total interior design concept. The collection includes various carpets, rugs, blinds & panels, furniture and accessories.
Aino-kiuas – a unique sauna experience.
Aino Heater was born from the passion towards more rewarding sauna experience. Aino Heater has unique design and it combines the age-old Finnish sauna traditio and Scandinavian design. From Aino-Design Market you can find unique Aino Heater and a wide range of other high-quality sauna product brands. Aino Heater is manufactured by a Finnish family company
Sustainable produced fashion design from Finland.
We have carefully chosen high quality and domestic brands for our customers. In our store and online store avocas.fi you will find responsibly produced clothes and jewelery e.g. Uhana, Kaiko and Marja Rak. Terhi Pölkki's or Palmroth's shoes and Okay's bags made in Finland perfectly complete your outfit. We are here for you!
Plastic Free Living
Ethical design for a plastic free living.
Wooden crafts made in Iwate, Japan
I DESIGN is a wooden crafts brand in Iwate, north-east Japan.Iwate area has rich forest resources but the wood use is less than the other forest areas. I DESIGN will be the first step for the wood use and also color your life. All crafts are made of wood end parts, so I DESIGN is reducing wood waste. Natural colorful painted crafts are sustainable and safe for your hearth.（Painted by U-OIL）I DESIGN cultivates your sensitivity with sustainable and safe wooden crafts made in Iwate.
Lemons And Yarn
Punch needle artist based in Helsinki
Heli Savila is a punch needle artist based in Helsinki. She likes to create improvisational abstract paintings with yarn. "I am rather impatient and creating that way is like going on an adventure – not knowing what comes out and relying on the materials to guide me. It all comes down to materials. How they make me feel and how they interact with each other. I am passionate about combining punch needle technique and art to create home decor." – Heli Savila.
Home decoration textiles
Sahrasshop offer best quality hamam/sauna towels, handtowel,bathrobes, blankets,goatwools Siirt-rugs and silk-cashmere scarfts.
Handmade rugs and home textiles from natural materials
Ethics and social responsibility guide Roots Living. All products are ethically handcrafted from pure natural materials. The collection is inspired by northern nature and purity. Roots Living rugs, bedspreads, and throws bring softness and warmth to your space and create a harmonious feeling and atmosphere.
Moomin by Nordicbuddies
Nordicbuddies is a new Finnish Moomin store and a brand that is dedicated to creating young and fashionable Moomin products for the whole family. Our company is a partner in the #OURSEA #MEIDÄNMERI campaign with the John Nurminen Foundation. The campaign's goal is to protect and clean the Baltic Sea and it's unique cultural heritage.
Softrend x Stella Soomlais
Handmade sofas & Leather bags for a lifetime
Stella Soomlais studio makes leather bags and accessories. In addition to cool and long-lasting design, the company has put circular economy principles in good practice to be a pioneer in making the leather use more sustainable and responsible. Softrend offers high-quality soft furniture with a contemporary design. Everything is handmade by order in their own factory in Estonia.
Craft and design from Finnish designer-makers
In CraftCorner there are two arts and crafts shops and a gallery. Taito Shop Helsinki sells high quality Finnish crafts, yarns and hobby accessories. U26 SHOP is a designer-makers cooperative full of ceramics, glass, textiles, woodworks, jewellery and graphics. Taito Gallery is presenting Finnish arts and crafts exhibitions.
Teemu Järvi Illustrations
Art from Northern Wilderness
Sustainable designs to enhance wellbeing. The artist Teemu Järvi draws his inspiration from wilderness and the power of the forest to enhance wellbeing. A walk in the woods helps combat stress and anxiety. The Japanese call it “forest bathing”, Shinrin-yoku and it is a recognised method for preventive health care. Breathing the forest air and listening to sounds of birds and the wind blowing through trees will calm you down, help you focus and improve sleep.
Ethically made, timeless and long lasting clothes
Aarre is more than clothing. Aarre is the garment that you will choose, again and again, the one that makes your every day easier. It is the dress that you trust, that supports you. It is the outfit in which you can be your true self. We design and manufacture our clothes carefully, as our world does not need any more useless clothing.
Premium quality and sustainable menswear
Two creative professionals from Finland, Antti Laitinen and Jarkko Kallio, founded Helsinki-based FRENN in 2013 fulfilling the need to update menswear traditions with sustainability, innovation and ease. They both have over twenty years of experience in the textile and clothing industry, earning their stripes in major Finnish textile and design firms.
Scandinavian design at its best
Everyday Design wants to solve everyday life problems and encourage people towards a more ecological lifestyle with their recycling products. Founded in 1995, Everyday Design designs and manufactures minimalistic furniture and design products that make everyday life easier. Over 90 per cent of the products are made in Finland and they have been awarded the Key Flag and the Design from Finland symbols.
Beautiful and thought-provoking abstract creations
With a dream of creating something unique and with a passion for Scandinavian design and art, Mia Liv was founded in 2019 by two sisters Annukka and Miia. Through our art we want to inspire and evoke feelings in people. The collection is made to bring joy and happiness into everybody’s home.
Finnish design lamps
Founded in 2014, Himmee is a Finland-based design company specialised in light. The timelessly designed and durably and sustainably manufactured lights are built in Vallila, Helsinki, from where they are shipped to all corners of the world to both private homes and public spaces.
Rugs and carpets for those who know.
Catalina is a specialized business for designed and tailored rugs. Our passion is to help customers in creating beautiful and practical interiors, both at home and in public or business spaces. We offer an exceptionally wide range of well-designed and ethically produced rugs and carpets.
Sustainable Finnish Design handbags and accessories
Lumi is engaged in the design, development and worldwide marketing and selling of high-quality and sustainable designer accessories and design services. The company focuses its product offerings in several key categories but it is especially known for leather goods. In addition to the Lumi branded sales channels, Lumi is represented in high-end boutiques and department stores. Lumi is developing a new line made of entirely recycled materials in 2020.
Natural materials, timeless design, keeping the heri...
Verso Design is a family-owned Finnish brand. Verso´s products perfectly marry history with contemporary Finnish design. The Verso team is passionate about using natural materials and keeping the heritage alive in a modern sense. Verso´s products are deigned to last, to be passed through generations. Quality materials and clean design philosophy make these designs something to love over a lifetime.
Beautifully designed fair trade baskets and bags
Work of hands and hearts. Mifuko is fusion of African handicraft and simple yet elegant Nordic design that supports women in Kenya´s and Tanzania´s rural villages by providing flexible, safe work. The extra income they earn improves the wellbeing of their families as well as their communities while supporting women’s empowerment and preserving traditional handicraft techniques. Mifuko is a certified member of the World Fair Trade Organization. By purchasing a Mifuko product you become an essential part of our story!
Unisex kid's clothes
The Wildkind Kids collection is manufactured with respect and care for the planet, people and animals. We work with organic cotton and manufacture our collections in carefully selected factories under fair conditions in Portugal and India. For the love of animals, Wildkind Kids does not use leather or fur. Our lovely knitwear is manufactured in Finland with ethical merino wool. Wildkind Kids unisex collection is for 4month until 11 years olds. Baby sizes are 68/74 and 80/86. Kid sizes are 92/98, 104/110, 116/122, 128/134 and 140/146 cm.
High-quality and timeless women's shoes
Unique. Sustainable. Timeless. Designed in Helsinki. Made in Portugal.
Weavers from Finland
We are the fourth generation of weavers in our family. We have our very own weaving mill in Lapua, western Finland. That is where we manufacture our products from yarn to a finished product. This enables us to design our products and processes while keeping the ecological footprint as small as possible. We care about our employees the way we care about our family.
Jewellery Made of Brass and Natural Stones
Pulu Design is an eco-conscious lifestyle shop offering quality pieces made of natural materials. Owner Marjo Riihelä makes jewellery blessed with intensions and organic kid´s costumes. Pulu Design´s physical shop in Malmö also offers handpicked pieces from various small designer brands and independent artisans. Pulu Design is all about not taking shortcuts when it comes to eco-consciousness. Because you and the world deserve the best.
Cilla's Home products
Loveliest everyday essencials to your home, such as ecological & made in Finland hand soaps, dish washing soaps and other household goods.
Central Park Skiers
Born in NYC, perfected in HKI, LAUNCHING NOW IN HDW!
Central Park Skiers was born in New York as a design and craft project in 2017. The current bag range is designed for versatile and tough use. The bags are manufactured in Finland and the materials and workmanship are guaranteed for ten years.
A shop, webshop & design studio full of wonders
Welcome to Iso Roba 9. Aiming to source and design some really really nice stuff within fashion detailing and decor for each new season. A Helsinki-based retail and design company in Punavuori.
PALMROTH - High quality footwear for women since 1928.
PALMROTH - High quality footwear for women since 1928. Original Palmroth design, best materials and sustainable manufacturing guarantee stylish yet comfortable shoes.
High quality linen home decoration textiles
ÖÖKÜLM only use European linen fabrics that are sustainable and of high quality. Our choice of colors is as simple as possible and similar to the colors of the Estonian landscape. The product design follows the same goal of simplicity. Our products are not exclusive works of art, but rather form a fading background to the interior, for life being as hectic as it is anyway. Our homes should be quiet corners of relaxation and tranquility.
Interior design products & accessories made in F...
Miiko’s products are responsibly manufactured by Finnish professionals. We are mainly using natural materials as soft elk leather, sustainable birch plywood and high quality wool. In our products, northern wild nature meets Scandinavian design in an irresistible way. Our passion is to create sustainable Scandinavian classics that remains for the next generations. We believe that beauty makes miracles in everyday life.
Ecological luxury, earth-friendly pottery (est. 1994)
Earth-friendly pottery (est. 1994), Ecological luxury, Tea art, sculptures, and flowerpots. Ceramic artist Eva Spoof. Creating sustainable wild-clay, solar energy powered ceramics. UDUMBARA Pottery (est. 1994) products are made from wild, natural clay from the small village of Kultela in Somero, Southwestern Finland. The material gives the products a wonderfully rich earthy character. By choosing this local raw material Udumbara wants to emphasize the unique and ecological value of wild local clay.
Come to Finland
Poster love from Finland
Brighten up your home with our stylish posters! In our wide selection you can find reprints of authentic advertising and propaganda posters, as well as new posters capturing the feeling of Finland. Our posters are - of course - made in Finland.
R/H believes in local, sustainable practices
Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi founded R/H in Helsinki, Finland, in 2010 after working in different areas of fashion and design. Through a diverse and international experience, both women came to understand the value of a local production practice, which became the operative principle of the company. All R/H clothes and accessories are designed in Finland, and raw materials are sourced and manufactured in the European Union.
Locally and cleanly produced flowers
Freda’s Flower Market supports local gardeners and sells locally and cleanly produced flowers. For Helsinki Design Week’s Design Market, we have special offers: Thursday 3.9. Selection of summer bouquets 10€ / Friday 4.9. Bunch of sunflowers 12€ / Saturday 5.9. Lilies, big ones 20€, small ones 10€. Opening Hours from Thursday until Saturday 10am - 6pm. Address: Fredrikintori. 00120 Helsinki.
minimalistic wardrobe. modern basics. sustainable.
Nomen Nescio´s collection is an evolving composition of seasonless gender neutral black clothing. Pieces have no external, internal or applied elements that would point out specific sex, age or status. It is about thoughtful design and highlighting the relevant to achieve effortless meaningful wardrobe. Collection is made from sustainable materials that are sourced from responsible producers in Europe. All the products are manufactured with carefully chosen factories in the neighboring country Estonia.
A modern design shop for women
Design clothes for women, from the following brands; Comme des Garcons, Christian Wijnants, Black Label by Rundholz, High, Y'S, Marquax Lonnberg, Lemaire, Mary Katrantzou, Dsquared and Aalto. We will have a little Design Market section at our store. There will be a stock items with discount prices, at least 70% off!
Clothing and jewelry with function and form.
MIMUSH is a sustainable lifestyle brand, eager to express its artistic and environmental ambition to the world. We chose materials that are natural, biodegradable, durable, but at the same time beautiful and pleasant to the touch and to the eye. MIMUSH creations are made of linen, birch or cotton, in limited collections, having a simple, clean and modern design.
My o My - Home
Design gems from Finland and abroad
Ferm Living, Serax, Oyoy, Living Design, Gauhar, Meraki, House Doctor, Andrée Jardin, Normann Copenhagen, Wouf, HK Living, Pico Copenhagen, Bon Dep, Jelly Cat, Meri Meri
Design store specialised in Finnish design and fashion
Frank/ie is run by a collective of independent designers. Each label believe in local and ethical production, and high quality materials. In addition to shop's own bands, Frank/ie's collections consist of other carefully selected local design products. In Frank/ie you'll find clothes, bags, jewellery, other accessories and small products.
Moiko makes people happy, warm and visible.
The internationally awarded brand Moiko is managed by Mari and Anu, for whom it is close to heart to develop insightful and ethical accessories for children and adults. Products that help you express yourself and spread goodwill. All Moiko’s gloves and beanies are knitted from natural materials and their function is to bring joy, warmth and sparkle to the dark seasons with their reflective prints.
a Finnish interior decoration brand
Anno is a Finnish brand, continuously searching for sustainable ways of producing timeless items using mainly natural materials, undyed wool, organic cotton and GRS-certified recycled materials.
Preloved and co-owned fashion at Samuji House
Samuji items are crafted out of quality materials from European and Japanese suppliers and produced in Europe by carefully selected manufacturers. The raw material is our starting point for every piece. Along with sourcing original and innovative fabrics, we produce our own.
Chao & Eero
Founded on Valentine’s Day in 2005 by Chao-Hsien Kuo and Eero Hintsanen, the Finnish jewelry brand Chao & Eero stands for a love story- love for each other and love for creating jewelry. Based in Lahti, Finland, the Master Goldsmith couple design and make jewelry in their own way, with original ideas and impeccable quality.
Nomart Design Outlet
Modern & Timeless Design
Nomart Oy is a Finnish company founded in 1987 with core competencies high quality public space furnishing. Our collection is suitable for public spaces and home interiors: public: designer furniture, lamps, carpets, interior textiles, outdoor furniture and carefully selected accessories. You find from us true essentials of Scandinavian furniture design as well as well-established design from Italy and Spain. We opened a large Nomart store-showroom in early 2018 at Kasarmikatu 21, Helsinki. Welcome to shopping!
Clothes made from repurposed Finnish rental textiles
TAUKO is a sustainable Nordic fashion brand based in Helsinki. Recycling is at the core of TAUKO’s award winning sustainable approach. The collections make use of local, discontinued textiles primarily sourced from the hotel and healthcare industries. Timeless yet timely fashion made in Finland and Estonia.
Comfortable and very down-to-earth women's clothing.
Inspiring, comfortable and sustainably produced womens wear. Unique textures and prints combined with simple Scandinavian silhouettes make an interesting combination. All products are made in Finland from local or European fabrics.
Carefully curated collection of sustainable rugs.
MADesign is a Finnish brand founded and run by a young couple whose love for traveling and simple living among passion for handicrafts, art and vintage objects gave a good reason to create a place for carefully selected items that are sustainable and beyond ordinary. -TREASURE HUNT FINDS BY MADesign-
Vargas Print Studio
Vargas creates high quality hand-printed artworks on...
Inspired by Finnish nature with a pinch of Portuguese soul, Vargas brings to your home simplicity and passion. Exclusive and limited edition artworks created with traditional methods of printing can only be found at Vargas Print Studio, the heart of fine arts on paper. Welcome!
Stand-out design pieces made in Finland
Our mission is to create stand-out design pieces with a can-do attitude, all designed and manufactured from start to finish in Finland. Our minimalistic collection is inspired by the rough nature of the North and includes designer furniture and home accessories for both private and public spaces. We want to put a touch of beauty and positivity in your surroundings to help you create a harmonious and confident environment.
Hight quality fabrics and textile products.
Johanna Gullichsen offers an extensive range of woven textiles for modern living. Bold and simple patterns, natural materials, a down to earth sensibility - our style is all about comfort, colour and ease-of-use. Since 1989, we have been committed to honest design and a modern interpretation of Scandinavian textile traditions.
Sustainable, handwoven design rugs and home accessories
Finarte stands for self-expression. We make Finnish design home textiles that celebrate bold thinking, handicraft and the joy of being who you are.
Pure Waste - clothes made of 100% recycled textiles
Pure Waste makes 100% recycled, ecologically sustainable textiles. The products are entirely made out of recycled materials and offer the consumer the same quality and comfort as those made out of virgin materials.
Klaus Haapaniemi & Co.
Collections of artisanal textiles for home and beyond
Klaus Haapaniemi & Co. produces luxurious home and fashion collections focusing on printed textiles, cushions, woven throws and hand made rugs. The expanding accessories collection carries permanent, timeless silk scarves and kimonos. Pure, rich materials are used throughout the collections, on kids line also organic cotton.
Timeless wooden lighting collection
Secto Design is a Finnish company specialized in design lights hand-crafted of top-quality local PEFC certified birch wood. The diligent manufacturing is carried out by the highly talented local craftsmen in the town of Heinola, Finland. The entire lighting collection is designed by the award-winning Finnish Architect Mr. Seppo Koho. Pop-Up Secto Design & Woodnotes, at the Cable Factory / Puristamo (Tallberginkatu 1C, 00180 Helsinki).
Nordic style home textiles brand
KOOS design's passion is textiles and sustainable living. We are Nordic style home textiles brand that uses traditional materials in a contemporary way, while producing as little waste as possible during the process. Our textile products are made of linen fabric. Flax fibers are valuable material - environmentally friendly and durable.
Lifestyle & Design Publishing House
Cozy Publishing is a Finnish design publishing house creating meaningful lifestyle books. We want to bring you joy through delicious food and recipes, beautiful homes, inspiring stories and tips for living happy life. We think that books should be design pieces worth to keep at your coffee table.
Sustainable design products for home and pets
THINK TODAY is a sustainable development design company founded in 2007. It all started with the desire to stand out from a crowd and make a difference. What matters in product design are simplicity, visuality, multifunctionality and of course, the material. We manufacture kitchen and homeproducts for multifunctional use. Business gifts, bags, accesories and pet products of remanufactured materials.
Sustainable women's clothing brand
We are women's fashion brand that aims design clothing that empowers women. Sustainability has been from the beginning an important factor for us. We use almost exclusively only natural materials.We are working for small factories and female entrepreneurs in our production and material sourcing.
Finnish fashion directly from local designers !
Liike has been presenting Finnish fashion directly from local designers for 20 years! Aino Heiniö Miia Halmesmaa Kuula + Jylhä vainio.seitsonen Ethical production and design
Costo — ecology, quality & style
Costo products are made to last - they are high-quality and timeless. The quality bases in the proper skills in handicrafts as well as on sustainable material choices. The fabrics and leathers are left-overs from furniture and fashion industry, cotton is either recycled or organic and the beanies are made of high-quality merino wool. Design of products are timeless and not tied on any certain era or style.
Finnish design plywood jewelry
Hidastaja Art is a small company that designs and manufactures jewelry from domestic birch plywood. Our selection consists of personalized earrings and necklaces. The inspiration for our products comes from nature, the whims of the heart and the courage to try different ideas. Domestic values, responsibility and sustainability are important values for us.
Ducktail Raincoats is an extraordinary rainwear brand defined by its quality, functionality and modern style. Our mission is to protect people from the rain in style. Ducktail Raincoats will make you stand out with exceptional details and unique color combinations.
Illustrated paper goods
Kehvola Design is a producer of beautiful illustrated paper goods. All our products are made in Finland.
Design jewellery made in Helsinki
Gina designs and produces small production of silver jewellery collections and unique bespoke pieces in silver and gold. She loves exploring forms in her surrounding and playful graphical shapes and interpreted to subtle timeless design jewellery. All Gina Bulgamin jewellery are made in her studio in Töölö, Helsinki.
Helsinki-based modern brim hat brand.
New Helsinki-based brim hat brand focuses on a distinctly modern, sustainable way of making hats. Advocates of sustainable fashion and a "buy better" philosophy, we hand make every piece in the éN hat studio, located in Korkeavuorenkatu, Helsinki, a street known for its eclectic mix of design and antiques shops, cafés and bistros.
Clothes that last long time-wise and style-wise
Arela is a clothing brand focused on cashmere knitwear and cotton basics. Considered colours, functionality and effortless elegance are the defining elements of our work. Thanks to our loyal customer base, we have gained a true understanding of the needs of different ages and body shapes. We do not design the clothes for a particular woman or man, but rather to all people unified by a certain minimalist sensibility.
A premium design label from Arctic Lapland
Hálo is a premium design label from Arctic Lapland, based in Helsinki Finland. Inspired by the Arctic landscape and light phenomena, hálo shares eight seasons of Lapland through different series.
Accessories and children clothes with love
KUI Design is a company based in Turku and founded in 2007. The company designs hometextiles and accessories . The foundations of the company are a cheerful attitude & playfulness. A major part of the company´s products are manufactured in Finland.
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