Birgit Liukkonen / July 30, 2012

New design and fashion films in the heart of Helsinki

The urban summer event Lasipalatsi Design Markets & Fashion Film Festival brings fresh design, fashionable movies and summery vibes in the middle of Helsinki for five days in the beginning of August 1-5, 2012.

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Organised for the fourth time, Lasipalatsi Design Markets hosts 38 brands which are represented by interesting up-and-coming designers at the Lasipalatsi square. Their unique pieces – clothes, accessories, jewellery and homeware are all for sale during the event.

Source: LDMFFF

A new feature to the Design Markets this year is the Fashion Film Festival arranged at the cinema Bio Rex at Lasipalatsi between August 2-5, 2012.

The festival being the first of its kind in Finland aims to bring forth the dialogue between fashion, design and film. Included in the festival programme are among others short films by the Finnish Ivana Helsinki designer Paola Suhonen.

Indian Summer. Photo: Paola Suhonen / Ivana Helsinki

Lasipalatsi Design Markets at the Lasipalatsi Square from Wednesday to Saturday 1.-4.8. Open on Wednesday (1.8.) from 5pm to 8pm, Thursday and Friday (2.-3.8.) from noon to 8pm and Saturday (4.8.) from noon to 6pm.

Fashion Film Festival at the Bio Rex cinema from Thursday to Sunday 2.-5.8.

The event is part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programme.

Read more about the Lasipalatsi event week and its accompanying programme:

Lasipalatsi Design Markets & Fashion Film Festival