Founded in 2005, Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in September, the multidisciplinary festival presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture and urban culture. The next Helsinki Design Week will be held 01.–11.9.2016.
Helsinki Design Week presents the new faces and phenomena of design, promotes design internationally in collaboration with various partners and offers city citizens through design a forum to participate in developing and discussing the city and its culture. The festival programme contains around 200 events every year, and includes both events targeted for professionals and the general public.
The next Helsinki Design Week will be held 01.–11. September 2016. The first programme announcements for Helsinki Design Week 2016 will be made in spring 2016 and the whole programme will be launched in autumn before the festival.
Find the archive of previous festival programmes here.
Helsinki Design Week