Design Diplomacy 2019: Sweden
- Sep 6, Fri 14:00-16:00
- Helsingin keskusta
- Event type
- Registered Only
- Accessibility for all
The Swedish Embassy 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.
Finnish textile designer Johanna Gullichsen will participate in the Design Diplomacy discussion with one of Sweden’s most acclaimed contemporary furniture designers, Emma Olbers.
Get to know the Design Diplomacy speakers’ works at the Design Diplomacy exhibition at Erottaja 2.
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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