Matchless! Designers inspire Michelin star restaurant – Toikka & Aarnio at Chez Dominique this summer!
This summer top chef Hans Välimäki’s restaurant Chez Dominique has decided to keep its doors open throughout the summer, something that happens only at rare occasions. Besides embellishing Helsinki’s gastonomical summer, it also offer a true summery surprise: Finnish design shine in the restaurant both on the plates and in the interior! Hans Välimäki’s tribute [...]
A by passer cannot miss the new design treasure on Annankatu street! The tall window awakens one’s interest and the text “72% art, 28% coffee”, that embellishes the window, brings a smile upon one’s face. When one dares to walk in, it’s like stepping into spring – the homelike gallery is full of playful pastel [...]
Virka Gallery March 23rd – September 30th Flush How often have you found art from public restrooms, propably quite often. This time you will find a real art exhibition from a restroom, so please leave your own magicmarker at home. This unusual contemporary art exhibition at City hall’s legendary restroom is part of Helsinki Photography [...]
New Photography Gallery Laboratory opens in Helsinki as part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 year
Laboratory is a new gallery located in the creative heart of Helsinki. Curated by photography agency Viewmasters, the gallery will treat visitors to exhibitions and experiences during the Helsinki World Design Capital year 2012. The Laboratory located in the centre of the city has two floors and 220 square meters for photography and video art, [...]
Throughout the year 2012 Design Museum will showcase a wide range of exhibitions and events, all related to the design capital activities. Finnish Design Unwrapped opens the “Design Gallery 12″ series of exhibitions presenting the most interesting recent works of contemporary Finnish design. Photographs by Jani Kaila take center stage in the first exhibition of [...]
A gallery that focuses purely on light is a welcome newcomer on the streets of Helsinki in this dark season of the year. Highlight Lighting Gallery situated in Töölö aims at showing light in a new way and bringing to the fore fresh, ground-breaking ideas and projects that deal with light and lighting.