Helsinki’s fall brings new forms of design to the design capital! The following five weeks are the busiest during the whole WDCHelsinki2012 year! The so called “September of Design” offers a wide range of events for design lovers, e.g. the Helsinki Design Week, the international design house exhibition Everyday Discoveries in Suvilahti, the interior and [...]
The coming centre for good food which will serve consumer clients has got its first entrepreneurs through a competitive bidding that was arranged by the City of Helsinki’s Wholesale Food Market. The centre, which buildings were built in 1933 to house the Helsinki abattoir, will open this fall in the old red prick buildings of [...]
On Helsinki’s food scene year 2011 stood for many things. It’s good to start the newly began year 2012 with first making a summary of last year’s interesting food phenomenon. Helsinki’s portion of Finland’s licensed restaurant total sale increased last year and was equivalent to a third. This statistic alone shows the importance of Helsinki [...]
Helppi used to live in internet, but one stormy night a giant spark sizzled its way along the cable and sucked up Helppi onto the tram cable next to Senate Square. Helppi was thrown with the sparks from the cable onto the rooftop of the Cathedral. Helppi loved Helsinki the minute he arrived in our [...]
New market hall specialized in organic food awakens the city’s interest and tells about a local food trend that is here to stay!
Finns today want to know what they are eating, where their food comes from and how it has been produced. This can be seen in the trend that has already gained such strong ground in Helsinki that over 22 percent of Finns buy organic food products. One of the biggest and fastest growing ambassadors for [...]
Rug washers have always aroused great interest among tourists. Many sightseeing buses slow down or even stop at them, and enthusiastic foreigners have taken innumerable photos of the piers and rug washers to show to the people at home. The exhibition presents architecture students’ ideas for new uses for rug washing piers. Rug washing piers [...]