design museum

April 29, 2016
Eero Aarnio Retrospective at Design Museum premium
New major exhibition at the Design Museum exhibits works of one of Finland’s most legendary designers, professor and interior architect Eero Aarnio. Open through the summer season, the retrospective exhibition showcases works from several decades from 1950s until today, presenting the designer’s most recognizable items from the renowned Ball Chair to the favorites of many, the iconic […]
March 10, 2016
Spring 2016 Top 5 Exhibitions premium
Spring is coming to town bringing along many interesting exhibitions to museums and galleries. I’ve gathered a list of my favourites, which includes something new and old, paintings, sculptures and also Finnish design. More information about events and exhibitions will be available at our webbsite     Helsinki Noir, Amos Anderson Art Museum, open […]
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: […]
July 30, 2015
Anthology of Finnish Fashion at Design Museum premium
The summer exhibition at the Design Museum takes the visitor on a swift time travel through the decades of Finnish fashion from the 1950s to the present day. The exhibition features the most prominent Finnish fashion labels which have made their mark in the fashion industry – well-known brands, fashion designers and fashion phenomena. The […]
February 12, 2015
Postmodernism 1980 – 1995 at Design Museum until May 17th 2015 premium
The new major exhibition at the Design Museum for spring 2015 presents postmodernism as a movement in design, architecture, arts and popular culture from Finnish perspective during the years 1980-1995. The exhibition is part of Design Museum’s continuing series showcasing different style periods in design during the 20th century. Presented are not only Finnish actors in […]
October 24, 2013
Graphic lines at Design Museum 11 October 2013 – 12 January 2014 premium
Graphic design is part of our everyday life in form of books, magazines, adds etc. but still it might be hard to approach the theme. Don’t Shoot the Messenger – The Expanding Field of Graphic Design exhibition opened at Design Museum 11th of October deals with contemporary phenomena in the field of graphic design, but doesn’t […]
April 26, 2013
Food Sightseeing Helsinki’s new walking tour “Culinary Quarters” is an excellent way of familiarizing oneself with the local food culture premium
Some time ago I tried Food Sightseeing Helsinki’s new food tour called “Culinary Quarters” (€55). This three-hour-long compact walking tour introduces the traditional, but also modern, food culture of three districts in Helsinki: Punavuori, Eira and Ullanlinna. The tour offers a unique chance to try seven different local food treats and meet the food producers […]
February 4, 2013
Japanese textile art at Design Museum premium
The Design Museum’s new permanent collection exhibition will be opened in February. Fiber Futures – Japan’s Textile Pioneers is an astounding display of contemporary Japanese textile art. Fiber Futures is a cross-disciplinary exhibition with exciting perspectives on the artistic and technical skills of Japanese textile designers. Japanese textile art is often associated with sensitivity, spirituality […]
January 25, 2013
Design Museum celebrates its 140th anniversary with a new permanent exhibition and several special exhibits throughout the year! premium
The 140-year-old Design Museum in Helsinki is – not only one of the oldest design museums in the world – but first and foremost an international, active meeting place of design. Founded in 1873 as a study collection for the arts and crafts school, the current collection maintains a versatile design collection of around 75.000 objects. Besides the main premises […]
January 7, 2012
Design Museum opens its Design Capital Year with Finnish Design Unwrapped Exhibition! premium
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 […]
October 8, 2010
The Tsar’s Hunt – Treasures from the Kremlin premium
“The Tsar's Hunt” from the collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums is an exhibition devoted to the favourite entertainment of Russia's tsars and emperors.