• Children’s event

Children's Design Week

  • Industrial design and products
  • Architecture
  • Interior
  • Urban planning
  • Fashion and textile design
  • Service design
  • Graphic design
  • Sustainability
  • Food
Sep 9, Mon 08:00-20:00
Sep 10, Tue 08:00-20:00
Sep 11, Wed 08:00-20:00
Sep 12, Thu 08:00-20:00
Sep 13, Fri 08:00-20:00
Sep 14, Sat 10:00-16:00
Sep 15, Sun 10:00-16:00
Annantalo, Annankatu 30
Event type
Free Admission
Accessibility for all

Jump into a design adventure!

For the first time, Children’s Design Week will be held at Annantalo, where kids can participate in the Design Exploration designed by Etana Editions and SuoMu, the Finnish Association of Design Learning, and take part in fun exercise trails. The second-floor exhibition space will be used to develop solutions and build machines that make the world a better place.

The various workshops offer ways to utilize recycled materials and encourage kids to find solutions for a more sustainable world. At Annantalo, kids can invent and build machines from scrap IT equipment, design and make lamps from recycled materials, explore colours using authentic test tubes and pipettes, or learn about clothing and textile repair while co-creating a wall rug.

Design Adventure at Annantalo from 9 to 15 September

Design Adventure at Annantalo
Future Lab
Experience Workshop’s STEAM Oasis

At the Annantalo yard from 9 to 15 September

Community Garden at Annantalo
Forest Fun Trail
Design Garden Installation
Botanic Garden Installation

Skidilä Cafe will be serving beverages and snacks.

Individual workshops during the week at Annantalo (9 to 13 September)
NOTE! Registration for the workshops starts in August.

Calligraphy and Lettering Workshop for Children
Arabia School Workshops
A Secret Garden

Children’s Weekend (14 and 15 September)
Non-stop workshops at Annantalo, no registration required.

Design Academy for Kids: Design, ideas and empathy workshop
Design District Family Lounge
Reaktor x LEGO Code School for Kids
Colour Lab (Värilaboratorio®) for Kids
A Secret Garden
“Patch on Patch” – Protecting the climate with art and handicrafts
DIY Lampshade Workshop
Ancient Bird Mobile
Pop-up Playground – Biking is fun, and there’s always time to play!

Getting to Annantalo


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