• Discussion

Design Diplomacy 2018 – Sweden

  • Service design
Sep 13, Thu 14:00-16:00
Pohjoisesplanadi 7, Helsinki
Event type
Registered Only
Accessibility for all

The Swedish Embassy’s residence is located in the center of Helsinki and has been in use since the 1920s. In 1921 the Swedish state acquired the building, which was reconstructed once again, this time to serve as the Embassy of Sweden. The reconstruction was done according to the plans of Swedish architect Torben Grut with an external resemblance to the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The Ambassador’s residence is richly decorated with antique furniture and art representing different epochs and styles.

Leadership and relationships coach Michelle Lim will be joining the Design Diplomacy card game with Kirsikka Vaajakallio, a lead service designer, partner, and employee experience director at Hellon.

Michelle Lim is a leadership and relationships coach, as well as a skilled facilitator of creative, interdisciplinary teamwork, adult development, & conversations that bridge perspectives. Whether it is in the personal setting of romantic and family relationships or in the work setting of managing teams and cross-disciplinary collaboration, she is committed to working with teams, communities, and individuals to unleash life, creativity, inspiration, and care into relationships that matter to us.

Kirsikka Vaajakallio is a lead service designer, partner, and employee experience director at Hellon, Helsinki. She was previously a researcher in Aalto University in Helsinki and has written her doctoral dissertation on Design Games that is one of the methods utilised in service design.

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Seats are limited and binding registration starts in August.

The event is part of the Helsinki Design Week Design Diplomacy discussion series, which open the doors to Helsinki-based ambassadors’ residences. See the participating embassies and their schedules here.


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