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Helsinki designs good life

Helsinki is known for good design and longstanding traditions in design. Design is a method for Helsinki to build the most functional city in the world. Design is a tool to understand the needs of citizens and to solve meaningful challenges.

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Helsinki designs good life

Helsinki is known for good design and longstanding traditions in design. Design is a method for Helsinki to build the most functional city in the world. Design is a tool to understand the needs of citizens and to solve meaningful challenges.

Read more about Helsinki as a City of Design

Beijing Design Week

Helsinki is the Guest City of Beijing Design Week 2021. Helsinki’s Design Week programme Designing Better Life presents sustainable and smart solutions for education and urban development to international audiences.

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Helsinki’s journey to become City of Design

Helsinki has established traditions in designing good everyday life. Over the course of a ten-year design journey, design has earned a permanent place in the city’s core functions.

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Events

07.12.2021

Designing Better Life – Helsinki Meets Japan

Organised on 7 December 2021 by the City of Helsinki, the Designing Better Life – Helsinki Meets Japan hybrid event brings together Finnish and Japanese health and education pioneers.

08.09.2022

Helsinki Design Week

The annual Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. The 2022 festival takes place 8-18 September 2022.