Design Forum Finland
Design Forum Finland actively promotes the competitiveness and development of the Finnish industry and culture through the means of design. This work seeks to improve the exposure of Finnish design and to increase the use and applications of design in the industry. Design Forum is an information center of design presenting a wide range of news and materials on the achievements and strengths of Finnish design both within the country and abroad.
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News About Design Forum Finland
Antrei Hartikainen is the Young Designer of the Year 2018
The Design Forum Finland has named Antrei Hartikainen as the 2018 Young Designer of the Year. In his work, Antrei Hartikainen combines traditional carpentry skills and Finnish wood processing with modern design.
Fennia Prize 2017: Good Design Grows Global
The 2017 Fennia Prize, the most notable design competition in Finland where a company or organization can be awarded for exemplary use of design as part of its business operations, is now open for registrations.
We Live Here
On view during the 2015 Stockholm Design Week, We Live Here features leading Icelandic, Finnish, and Swedish designers including Form Us With Love, Monica Förster and TAF Architects in a homely exhibition. The exhibition is curated by Hlin Helga Gudlaugsdottir, Elina Aalto and Marika Tesolin.
2013 Young Designer of the Year: Mari Isopahkala and Iina Vuorivirta
Design Forum Finland unveiled the winners of its 2013 Young Designer of the Year Prize.
The Kaj Franck Centenary Year Provides a Broad Perspective on the Designer's Oeuvre
2011 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the designer Kaj Franck (1911-1989).
The Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2010 Awarded to Marja Suna
The Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2010 has been awarded to the artist and fashion designer Marja Suna.
Finnish Design Yearbook 2010-11
In 2010, design has taken on a clearly defined role in shaping the future.
Hirameki Design x Finland
In autumn 2010, Design Forum Finland will stage a design export initiative at the Tokyo Designers Week - Hirameki Design × Finland - which will present the Japanese public with a fresh and multifaceted image of Finnish design.
Finnish Designer Awards 2010 Exhibition
Association of professional graphic designers Grafia and Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo award annually six distinguished designers.
The Fennia Prize 2009 on Display in Seoul in December
The winning entries of the Fennia Prize 2009 competition will be shown in Seoul at the World Best Design Exhibition.
Finnish and Chinese Design Industries Meet at Snowball Shanghai
During the first week of November, the Snowball / Finnish-Chinese Design Industry event in Shanghai brought together a large number of Finnish designers and design agencies interested in the Chinese market and members of the Chinese design community.
The Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2009 to Hannu Kahonen
Industrial designer, Artist Professor Hannu Kahonen (born 1948) has been chosen to receive the Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2009.
Snowball: Finnish-Chinese Design Industry
On November 3-5 2009, Design Forum Finland will present "Snowball / Finnish-Chinese Design Industry" in Shanghai.
The Sami Knife II at Design Forum Finland
Global design and local Finnish design and production meet at The Sami Knife II exhibition at Design Forum Finland.
Playful New Finnish Design
Playful New Finnish Design presents fresh concepts from individual designers and design companies during Meatpacking District Design Week, held May 15-18, 2009.
Fennia Prize 2009: Good Design Grows Global
The Fennia Prize 2009 Competition is aimed at international companies applying design on a wide basis.
The Young Designer of the Year Prize 2008 to Nathalie Lahdenmaki and Naoto Niidome
Design Forum Finland's Young Designer of the Year prize was announced on Thursday, 8 May 2008.
Finnish Design Yearbook 08-09
Pointing the way for the field, Finnish Design Yearbook 08-09 is now appearing as the second publication in its series.
Hardcore New Finnish Design
HARDCORE New Finnish Design will showcase 20 individual design projects and concepts from Finland presented in collaboration with major Finnish design companies.
Young Designer of the Year 2007
This year's Design Forum Finland's Young Designer of the Year Prize goes to shoe designer Julia Lundsten and industrial designer Janne Kyttanen.