design district helsinki

April 1, 2016
#HelsinkiSecret Residence: Judith & Robert premium
From the beginning of 2016, the #HelsinkiSecret Residence serves as a base for international social media influencers reporting from the city center of Helsinki. The #HelsinkiSecret Residence is an initiative by Visit Helsinki and represents a globally unique form of city marketing utilizing social media. The residence comprises a studio apartment in the city center […]
March 10, 2016
4 reasons to return to Fleuriste premium
Already in 2012 I wrote a blog post about why one should visit this local café while in Helsinki. Now, four years later, this jewel of Design District Helsinki still shines bright and I thought it would be fun to write a post about why you should revisit Fleuriste, or if you’re a first timer […]
March 3, 2016
Late Night Shopping at Design District Helsinki premium
Six times a year, all design enthusiasts in the city have a chance to shop til they drop until late hours of the evening. Late Night Shopping events are arranged by Design District Helsinki, a cluster of creative businesses located in the heart of the city that is full of fascinating attractions for fans of […]
February 19, 2016
Helsinki museums: 3 shops & cafés not to miss premium
Yes, there are quite a few museums on a map of Helsinki. And, yes, each of them is worth a hasteless tour on Sunday afternoon. However, there are some proven ways to benefit from the museum visit without entering exhibition space. Think of shopping and a hearty lunch.   Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma – attention: […]
October 15, 2014
Ivana Helsinki opened a Pop Up Shop for two months premium
Friends of Finnish fashion are pampered at Ivana Helsinki‘s Pop Up Shop on Annankatu 13 until the end of November. I popped in the shop to see what the fuzz is all about. Treasures from previous collections can now be found in the pop up shop’s two rooms. In front you’ll find dresses, coats, shoes, […]
September 30, 2014
The new candy shop in Helsinki, Roobertin Herkku, makes you drool, smile and be touched premium
There are only a few small candy shops in Helsinki. The Koskela sisters realised this and opened Roobertin Herkku to honor their grandmothers memory and for fun. Roobertin Herkku – Fruit and sweets (1963-1999) Helinä Koskela opened Roobertin Herkku (Robert’s Delicacy) on Iso-Roobertinkatu in 1963. She sold fruit from abroad, different sweets and coffee brands. […]
April 25, 2014
3 reasons to visit art café Chofé premium
The location The area also known as the Helsinki Design District has recently received an interesting newcomer – the French Art Café Chofé introduces the concept of a multicultural and relaxed place that provides food for all senses. Chofé combines a wi-fi café with a gallery and design shop. When I visited Chofé on a […]
March 31, 2014
At Spanish-influenced Goce Bar & Kitchen southern warmth is found both in the staff and food & drink premium
Goce Bar & Kitchen that had a small location earlier on the corner of Bulevardi and Fredrikinkatu, has now finally opened a larger restaurant straight in Design District Helsinki on Yrjönkatu. The restaurant that fits 150 people is an ideal place for shopping spree dinners or wine & tapas styled after works among friends or […]