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EDITORIAL

TEEMU KIISKI:

Welcome to Helsinki

“Online you can find even more recommendations and make your own ones, too”

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innish Design Guide is Finnish Design Shop´s contribution to celebrate the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012. With this guide we hope to help you to make the most out of your stay in Helsinki. For every issue we have asked a selection of designers and other creative people to recommend the best of Helsinki from their own point of view.

guide to the most liked services in Helsinki”. This printed guide provides you with a starting point for your journey into the best places of Helsinki. Online you can find even more recommendations and make your own ones, too. If you find anything in Helsinki you think would be worth sharing, just do it at www. finnishdesignguide.com and let other people enjoy the fruits of your exploration. Enjoy your stay!

To make the guide even more versatile we have also set up a web site where everyone can make recommendations. The most liked recommendations will be then gathered into the printed guide; hence the subtitle ”A free

Teemu Kiiski CEO FinnishDesignShop.com

+7 | The favourites of Mr. Kiiski FinnishDesignShop.com is the biggest online retailer of Finnish and Scandinavian design in Finland. We have now opened our temporary shop in Katajanokka (Katajanokanlaituri 5) in collaboration with Helsinki Design Week to celebrate the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.

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Eronen record store “A record store with great service!”

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“Vuokko is one of the great icons of Finnish design.”

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Design Museum

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“If you are a friend of North Asian food, this is a must.” “Simply the best ciabattas in town!” “Enjoy the awesome view over Helsinki.” “Exhibitions highlighting the wide spectrum of Finnish design from its golden era to the latest fashion design.” “A movie theater from the good old days!”

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AALTO 400 TANK CHAIR Design Alvar Aalto

SIS. Deli + Café is a cafeteria / deli chain that offers fresh, healthy and tasty coffee, food and drinks. SIS. Deli specializes in organic food and uses ingredients from small, local producers. On top of fresh food and snacks, one can also find many high-quality deli products to buy for home or as souvenirs. SIS. Deli’s own “Pure taste of Finland” product range promotes the very best products from all around Finland. SIS. Deli is founded by two SISters in 2008 and currently it operates in 5 different locations. SIS. Deli + Café / Katajanokka (Finnish Design Shop) Katajanokan laituri 5 00160 Helsinki

SIS. Deli + Café / Weegee Ahertajantie 5 Tapiola / Espoo

SIS. Deli + Café / City centre Kalevankatu 4 00100 Helsinki

SIS. Deli + Café / Retretti (june-august 2012) Tuunaansaarentie 3 Punkaharju

SIS. Deli + Café / Ullanlinna Korkeavuorenkatu 6 00150 Helsinki

www.sisdeli.fi

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Kauniste Uudenmaankatu 27 tel. +358 50 373 0111 kauniste.com

JENNI ROPE:

Multi-Talented Painter Helsinki-based artist and book publisher Jenni Rope branched out into fashion and textile design when her paintings were turned into Marimekko prints last year. This autumn, Jenni is continuing her collaboration with Marimekko with brand new designs. This summer, in addition to this project, Jenni is exhibiting at Mänttä Art Festival, and she is about to publish a book entitled Studio Visits, which documents studios of young artists in Helsinki.

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“Kauniste makes products out of handprinted fabrics designed by Finnish illustrators, and they’ve just opened their very own shop on Uudenmaankatu.”

“My favourite place for a lunch.” “Here you can eat old fashioned cupcakes and look at chic old ladies.” “The smallest and coziest.” “One of the most beautiful exhibition spaces in Helsinki.” “At the Helsinki Canoe club you can rent a kayak and see Helsinki from the sea.”

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Marikiska

Kalevankatu 32 tel. +358 45 657 2069 pelagobicycles.com

Uudenmaankatu 13 tel. +358 44 779 1838 marimekko.com

“If you want to see what good Finnish design can do for a bicycle, go and check out the shop.”

“The cutest one of the Marimekko stores. Here you can find also unique and more experimental designs.”

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Artek 2nd Cycle

Aleksanterinkatu 28 or Mannerheimintie 22-24 tel. +358 50 305 1115 globehope.com

Pieni Roobertinkatu 4-6 tel. +358 50 595 9262 artek.fi

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“Inspiring: such creative ways to make ecological products that are pretty! Globe Hope re-defines used and leftover materials, turning them into unique design clothes and accessories.”

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Kolme ja puoli

Erottajankatu 7 tel. +358 9 622 0810 designforum.fi

Yrjönkatu 30 tel. +358 40 967 6862 kolmejapuoli.fi

Kari Korkman, producer

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Design Forum Finland

“The official Good Taste represented by numerous Finnish designers. Design Forum is a real treat for anybody preferring local design to global brands.”

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“Good design and production combined with good quality materials goes a long way. In Artek 2nd Cycle garage shop you can make discoveries or just feel nostalgic about the furniture from our childhood.”

“Full of good products.” Anna Santaniemi

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Salakauppa

Aleksis Kiven katu 15 tel. +358 9 750 071 kirpputori.com/valtteri

Postikatu 1 salakauppa.fi

“On the weekeds. It’s located in an old red brick building, a former VR-hall, in Vallila.”

“The great designs of Aamu Song and Johan Olin in an old flower shop. In the shop you can find The Suomen salat products which you can’t find elsewhere.”

Kasper Strömman, illustrator

Arni Aromaa, creative director

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Samuji

Pohjoisesplanadi 39 tel. +358 9 121 41 akateeminen.com

Pohjoisesplanadi 37 tel. +358  40 140 3280 samuji.com

“Good old bookstores are hard to find nowadays. This would still be one of the best ones in the world, and even in such a amazing space.”

“Samuji clothes are not only beautiful, but also well-made and ethical. What else can you wish for?”

Antti Isokangas, consultant & writer

Hertta Kiiski, photographer

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Eat & Joy Farmer’s Market

Iloinen Päivä Fredrikinkatu 30 tel. +358 9 660 400 iloinenpaiva.fi

“A little shoe shop that just makes you happy!” Milla Visuri, WDC tourism coordinator

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Kluuvi (Aleksanterinkatu 9) or Mannerheimintie 22-24 tel. +358 10 2924 150 eatandjoy.fi

“Delicious and fine things from Finland. A grand piece of food culture.” Ilkka Suppanen, designer

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Moko Market & Café

R/H Mini shop

Perämiehenkatu 10 tel. +358 9 4150 4100 moko.fi

Uudenmaankatu 14 tel. +358 44 702 1111 rh-the-label.com

“An exciting combination of a design store and a café. The meeting place for the locals in Punavuori district.” Kari Korkman, producer

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Kaivarin Kanuuna Merikatu 3 tel. +358 400 388 400 kaivarinkanuuna.fi

“R/H is very excited about the R/H mini shop on Uudenmaankatu across from Ivana Helsinki and near all the good places to eat.” R/H, Fashion label

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Anna Ruohonen Concept Store Uudenmaankatu 4-6 G (2nd. inner court) tel. +358 50 555 0966 annaruohonen.com

“Kaivarin Kanuuna makes great effort to facilitate a functional culture of flea markets. It is hard to leave without finding something.”

“Visiting this shop is wonderful. You order the piece of clothing with your own measurements and the skillful tailors in Paris will make it for just you.”

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Elina Helenius, textile designer

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Johanna Gullichsen

Pohjoisesplanadi 27 tel. +358 9 628 444

Fredrikinkatu 18 tel. +358 9 637 917 johannagullichsen.com

“Vuokko is one of the great icons of Finnish design. Designs admired by Jackie Kennedy back in the days are still up-to-date.” Teemu Kiiski, CEO Finnish Design Shop

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“Calming yet inspiring patterns, timeless design pleasing for eyes.” Anniina Heino, photographer

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Stupido Shop

Hakaniemi market hall

Iso Roobertinkatu 23 tel. +358 9 646 990 stupido.fi

Siltasaarenkatu hakaniemenkauppahalli.fi

“Best selection, best service. One of the few independent record shops left. The neighborhood is lively and interesting too.”

“This place is a living proof of a working food concept. There are many entrepreneurs, special shops and good service under the same roof. Fresh, locally produced food and the best treats from overseas.”

Ziggy

Elina Helenius, textile designer

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Second hand bookstores

Katajanokanlaituri 5 finnishdesignshop.com

e.g. Fredrikinkatu 35 Runeberginkatu 37 Dagmarinkatu 5

“300m2 of Scandinavian design in a unique environment, and a fantastic service concept that frees you from carrying your souvenirs home yourself. ”

“Any of the numerous second hand bookstores in Helsinki, I don’t know any city where there are so many of them as here.”

Kari Korkman, producer

Martti Kalliala, architect

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Eronen record store

Fleminginkatu 8 tel. +358 50 599 7283 ansa-kauppa.com

Laivurinrinne 2 tel. +358 9 638 816 dubjazzsalsa.com

“This is THE best vintage store in town, it’s impossible to go out empty handed, I at least never have. Plus they have handmade jewelry.”

“A record store with great service! In addition to dub, reggae and salsa they have huge selection of both contemporary and older Finnish jazz.”

Ina

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Chair 66, Domus and Sedia 1. Part of our unique wooden chair collection. Made with skill and high quality workmanship. For a better and happier everyday life.

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Design Harri Koskinen

ARTEK.FI

Chair 66 Alvar Aalto 1935 Alvar Aalto created standard furnishings as a natural extension of his architectural thinking. His work as a designer led to the founding of Artek and still forms the heart of our collection.

Domus Chair Ilmari Tapiovaara 1946 With the mind of an explorer and the soul of a craftsman, Ilmari Tapiovaara was following the ideologies of Alvar Aalto with his idea of a universal chair.

Sedia 1 Enzo Mari 1974 Enzo Mari is a designer, thinker and provocateur. He is determined to develop mass-produced objects without compromising his belief that the outcome should always be beautiful to look at and feel while being functional.

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ARTEK HELSINKI Eteläespsatnadi 18, 00130 Helsinki mon–fri 10–18, sat 10–16 ARTEK ESPOO Portti 2, 02270 Espoo mon–fri 10–18

Yrjönkatu 8, 00120 Helsinki

mon–fri 10–18, sat 11–15

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ALIA restaurant Mustikkamaankuja 1 tel. +358 9 66 00 66 alia.fi

ELINA HELENIUS:

Textile Designer of the Year Finnish Textile Designer of the Year 2012 Elina Helenius works with a wide variety of techniques and materials. She has designed both industrial large-scale collections as well

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“An old villa surrounded by the sea – ALIA restaurant on Mustikkamaa is a stylishly romantic place. Mustikkamaa isn’t actually far from anywhere, but the busyness of the city doesn’t reach it. Many say that Alia has the best brunch in town.”

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as smaller ranges for many Finnish and international clients. In her work, Elina creates

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Artek 2nd Cycle “Make discoveries or just feel nostalgic!”

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Anna Ruohonen “Anna’s clothes are beautiful, timeless and smart.”

surfaces and structures on different materials, including printed and woven textile products

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Hakaniemi market “Fresh, locally produced food and the best treats from overseas.”

for everyday use, as well as unique spatial textile designs.

“For when I wish to open my senses and calm my soul.” “The best carelian pies in an authentic milieu.” 233 National Museum “To better understand the present one must know the past.” 247 EMMA “The loveliest museum of the capitol area.” 244 Orienteering “Helsinki is surrounded by amazing forests and you can easily get to know it on Iltarastit orienteering.”

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Putte’s Bar & Pizza

Fleminginkatu 7 tel. +358 50 375 7572 goodpiebakery.com

Kalevankatu 6 tel. +358 9 698 1301 puttes.fi

“My favourite place for a lunch. The brunch on the weekends is also totally great! You should get their bakery’s bread to take home as well.”

“A great atmosphere and the best pizzas. Works for lunch as well as dinner.”

Jenni Rope, artist

Mika Tolvanen, designer

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Pelmenit

Arkadiankatu 14 tel. +358 9 493 110 ateljefinne.fi

Kustaankatu 7 tel. +358 50 558 2647

“Brilliant combination of food, wine, service and friends. The impeccable taste of Maja and Daniele helps you with the wine choices.”

“A true Russian atmosphere.”

Ilkka Suppanen, designer

Tuula Pöyhönen, designer

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Kuurna

Mariankatu 13 B tel. +358 45 321 5959 qulma.fi

Meritullinkatu 6 tel. +358 9 670 849 kuurna.fi

“A killer soup&salad-combo lunch. O delicacies!”

“Kuurna is modest looking from the outside but definately worth the search. They use the best local ingredients and prepare them with appreciation.”

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Lemon Grass

Kolmas linja 11 tel. +358 50 584 9981

Kolmas linja 12 tel. +358 9 876 3279

“Traditional Finnish food in ‘Kaurismäki’ atmosphere.”

“Here you can get the new Finnish national food, or in other words, thai food. To be honest I never even go anywhere else.”

Ilja Karsikas, illustrator

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Korkeavuorenkatu 47 tel. +358 9 495 098 dongbeihu.fi

Liuskaluoto tel. +358 50 300 9553 skiffer.fi

“Unintuitively one of Europe’s best North-Chinese restaurants is found in Helsinki.” Martti Kalliala, architect

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Gaijin

Liuskasaari tel. +358 9 1345 6766 kampgroup.fi

Bulevardi 6 tel. +358 10 322 9386 gaijin.fi

“One of the finest terraces and views in Helsinki. Just a step from the urban environment there’s a wild nature.”

“Tasting menus are so delicious. If you are a friend of North Asian food, this is a must. They also serve a vegan menu if requested in advance.”

Ilkka Suppanen, designer

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LENTO SMOKE ALARM Design Paola Suhonen

ARENA OF PERSONALITIES

STORY HOTEL SCANDIC PAASI OPENS Aug. 14, 2012

The hotel scene in Helsinki is about to change when the Scandic Paasi opens in mid-August. Siltasaari in Helsinki will be put in the spotlight with this new hotel and its hotel rooms full of stories and style from the 20’s and 50’s as well as from today, all according to your choice! The rich history of this place and the lively neighbourhood are there to create you experiences like no other. This is a hotel that you can’t get enough of, and where you will want to return. This is a feeling that is brought to you only by the new personality of Helsinki.

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scandichotels.fi/paasi

Paasivuorenkatu 5 B, 00530 Helsinki Tel. 09-2311 700 paasi@scandichotels.com

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Good Life Coffee Kolmas Linja 17 goodlifecoffee.fi

“I’ve heard lots of people recommend this place. I’ve understood it’s a place run by ‘coffee afficionados’ and that’s why I’ve decided it’s my new favourite cafe though I’ve never even been there.”

KASPER STRÖMMAN:

Design Encyclopedist The illustration on the cover of this guide was created by Kasper Strömman, an illustrator and comic artist, who is also known for his hilarious Kasper Stromman Design Blog, which redefines Finnish design without being too serious. This autumn, Kasper will publish a book, The Kasper Stromman Illustrated Design Encyclopedia in the same spirit as the blog.

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Valtteri flea market“On the weekeds. It’s located in a former VR-hall, in Vallila.”

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“To be honest I never even go anywhere else.” “Because it’s a classic.” “The Futuro 2012 exhibition is worth seeing.” “A gallery classic by now. Mostly aspiring, fresh artists.” “There’s going to be a lifesized model of the new tram.” “In the southern tip you can wade to a small island and watch as the ships go to Tallinn.”

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Bulevardi 9 tel. +358 9 6811 8660 cafeekberg.fi

Merikannontie 10 tel. +358 400 760 049

“In Café Ekberg on Bulevard you can eat old fashioned cupcakes and look at chic old ladies.”

“A unique piece of Finnish culture. After a canoeing trip you can have a cup of coffee or grill some sausage. Countryside in the centre of town.”

Jenni Rope, artist

Ilkka Suppanen, designer

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Kaffa Roastery

Aleksis Kiven katu 12 tel. +358 50 441 5660 kahvilasavy.fi

Pursimiehenkatu 29 A tel. +358 10 422 670 kaffaroastery.fi

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“Best coffee in Helsinki, nice location, professional and nice people working behind the bar. Also take away both coffee and equipment to make it.”

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“In Kaffa Roastery coffee making is serious business but customers are served with an ease.” Kari Korkman, producer

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Gran Delicato

Kanavaranta 7C tel. +358 207 416 670 johanochnystrom.fi

Kalevankatu 34 tel. +358 9 694 0403 grandelicato.fi

“This place is amazing! The coffee is the best in Finland and the staff are friendly and quick to explain what types of coffee and tea they are serving that day.”

“Simply the best ciabattas in town!”

Eric St.Clair

Teemu Kiiski, CEO Finnish Design Shop

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Kalevankatu 4 or Korkeavuorenkatu 5 or Katajanokanlaituri 6 tel. +358 10 422 9301 sisdeli.fi

Eerikinkatu 10 tel. +358 50 551 0709 thehuone.com

“SIS.Deli’s newest location at the Finnish Design Shop pop-up store is a unique spot where even the cafe´s furniture is for sale!”

“A lovely tea store and a small tea room. The friendly ladies in the shop will assist you with choosing and let the clients freely smell the wonderful teas from faraway lands.”

Kari Korkman, producer

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Fredrikintori tel. +358 40 412 2938

Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 9 tel. +358 9 492 556

“A lovely summer hangout place, serves eg. salmon soup, porridge waffles and adorable outdoors “interior” with camper, old tables, skiis and other things that seems to be picked up from a fleamarket.”

“A little piece of Karjala and Kalevala in the middle of Töölö. The best carelian pies in an authentic milieu.”

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Albertinkatu 17 tel. +358 45 670 7160

Uudenmaankatu 19-21

“Good coffee and interesting furniture and stuff. Athmosphere is cosy and there’s always music in the air.”

“A new discovery. A mini cafe crowded by the nearby blocks’ pensioneers. They have Finland’s best korvapuusti!”

Roope Ahola

Martti Kalliala, architect

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NIGHTLIFE

NIGHTLIFE

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KARI KORKMAN recommends

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Grotesk Restaurant and Bar Ludviginkatu 8-10 tel. +358 10 470 2110 grotesk.fi

“Affluent wine list but the bar is especially known for its cocktails. Beautifully designed.”

KARI KORKMAN:

Soul of Helsinki Design Kari Korkman is the founder and director of Helsinki Design Week, the fastest growing multidisciplinary annual design festival in Scandinavia. He has been involved in many product development projects and launches since the early 90s, and has produced and curated dozens of design exhibitions and events. As well as being known for promoting design, Kari is a staunch advocate of urban culture.

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Design Forum

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Moko Market & Café

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SIS.Deli + Café

Shop pop-up 136 Kuurna Kaffa Roastery 19

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“The official Good Taste represented by numerous Finnish designers.” “An exciting combination of a design store and a café. The meeting place for the locals in Punavuori district.” “300m2 of Scandinavian design in a unique environment, and a fantastic service concept.” “Modest looking from the outside but definately worth the search.” “In Kaffa Roastery coffee making is serious business but customers are served with an ease.” “SIS.Deli’s newest location at the Finnish Design Shop pop-up store is a unique spot, where even the café’s furniture is for sale!”

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Vin Vin

Kafe Moskova

Kalevankatu 6 tel. +358 10 666 8459 vin-vin.fi

Eerikinkatu 11 tel. +358 9 7517 5611 andorra.fi

“In Vin Vin you don’t need to be fancy about wine, but one can entertain themselves all night by drinking genuinely good organic wines.”

“The smallest and coziest!”

Arto Koskelo, co-founder of ViiniTV

Jenni Rope, artist

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Torni Ateljee Bar

Musta Kissa

Yrjönkatu 26 tel. + 358 20 123 4604 sokoshoteltorni.fi

Toinen Linja 15 tel. +358 40 871 9730 barmustakissa.fi

“Enjoy the awesome view over Helsinki.”

“Great drinks, cool people and a perfectly remote location.”

Teemu Kiiski, CEO Finnish Design Shop

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Rytmi

Erottajankatu 5 tel. +358 40 127 1731 libertyordeath.fi

Toinen Linja 2 tel. +358 9 72315550 rytmi.net

“The Finnish cocktail culture often feels a little forced and pretentious. There it really doesn’t.” Antti Isokangas, consultant & writer

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Liberty or Death

“Because it’s a classic.” Kasper Strömman, illustrator

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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Mannerheiminaukio 2 tel. +358 9 1733 6501 kiasma.fi

“This piece of some of the most interesting architecture in Helsinki is designed by an American!”

ILKKA SUPPANEN:

Award-Winning Designer For the past twenty years, architect and designer Ilkka Suppanen has been a major player in Finnish design, working for dozens of brands such as Avarte, Cappellini, Iittala, Marimekko, Muuto and Zanotta. With a plethora of both national and international design awards, Ilkka is one of Finland’s most acclaimed designers. This year his modern fireplace Kaasa, designed for IIttala, took the coveted "Red Dot: Best of the Best 2012" award in the product category.

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“A grand piece of food culture.” “A brilliant combination of food, wine, service and friends.” 144 HSS Boathouse “One of the finest terraces and views in Helsinki.” 14 Cafe Regatta “A unique piece of Finnish culture, countryside in the hear of town” 105 Suomenlinna “The ship docks in Suomenlinna are a great work of tradition.” 51

Eat & Joy

Ateljé Finne

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Ateneum Art Museum

Galerie Forsblom

Kaivokatu 2 tel. +358 9 6122 5510 ateneum.fi

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“The very culture of a small country, showing the best parts of the Kalevala mytology in a serene setting. The classic collection of Ateneum tells you why Finland is what it is.”

Lönnrotinkatu 5 tel. +358 9 680 3700 galerieforsblom.com

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Cable Factory

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Museum of Natural History Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13 tel. +358 9 1912 8800 luomus.fi “Because there you can realize how big a bird a crow really is, but especially because there’s a stuffed polar bear that looks like it’s going to slip and fall into a hole in the ice.” Kasper Strömman, illustrator

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Ahertajantie 5, Espoo tel. +358 9 8163 1818 weegee.fi

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Ilja Karsikas, illustrator

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Exhibition Centre WeeGee

“The Futuro 2012 exhibition is worth seeing.”

“Located in such a wonderful and inspiring space, high quality international and Finnish art, easily compares to a small museums.”

“There’s going to be a life-sized model of a new tram, which for a trainspotter like me is like winning in the lottery.” Kasper Strömman, illustrator

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Forum Box Ruoholahdenranta 3a tel. +358 9 6855 0080 forumbox.fi “The gallery space used to be a big winter storage that is now fully renovated, but with the original barren looks kept. A nice and compact space with new, interesting and different kinds of exhibitions every month.” Arni Aromaa, creative director

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Lokal

The National Museum of Finland

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Annankatu 19 tel. +358 9 6849 8918 lokalkatjahagelstam.fi

Mannerheimintie 34 nba.fi

“It’s such a great place, a must for anyone in love with Finnish design and, at the same, enjoying a cup of coffee!”

“It’s good to visit the National Museum every now and then to freshen your memory and remind yourself of what we Finns come from and who we are.”

Elena Gardin

Elina Helenius, textile designer

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Myymälä 2

Designmuseo

Uudenmaankatu 23 myymala2.com

Korkeavuorenkatu 23 tel. +358 9 622 0540 designmuseum.fi

“A gallery classic by now. Mostly aspiring, fresh artists. Turns 10 years old this year.” Kasper Strömman, illustrator

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Jenni Rope, artist

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“One of the most beautiful exhibition spaces in Helsinki”

Teemu Kiiski, CEO Finnish Design Shop

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Taidehalli Nervanderinkatu 3 tel. +358 40 450 7211 www.taidehalli.fi

“Exhibitions highlighting the wide spectrum of Finnish design from its golden era to the latest fashion design.”

Ahertajantie 5, Espoo emma.museum

“The loveliest museum of the capitol area. The collections and exhibitions are absolutely great, and the building itself is quite impressive.” Elina Helenius, textile designer

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TO DO & SEE

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MARTTI KALLIALA recommends

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Kalasatama shack sauna Nihtilaituri, Sompasaari

“The illegal shack sauna in Kalasatama with an amazing view is worth seeing!”

MARTTI KALLIALA:

Cultural Renaissance Man Running his own design and research practice Pro Toto, Martti Kalliala works in a variety of fields, focusing on architecture, urbanism and cultural analysis. In addition to his award-winning work in the design world, Kalliala’s electronic music project Renaissance Man has enjoyed international success. In the recently published book Solution 239-246: Finland, The Welfare Game, Martti proposes a number of cultural, economic and social pragmatic-utopian projects for Finland.

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+4 | The favourites of Mr. Kalliala Second hand “I don’t know any city where there are so many of them as here.” bookstores Dong Bei Hu “Unintuitively one of Europe’s best North-Chinese restaurants is found 147 in Helsinki.” Cafe Akvamarine “They have Finland’s best korvapuusti!” 240 Archipelago “Any place where you must go by boat. Helsinki is a sea city, even 91 though I continuously forget that.” 248

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Hietalahti flea market

Kalasatama skatepark

Lönnrotinkatu 34 tel. +358 9 3102 3565 On the weekends.

Suvilahti

“During the summer the best place to find vintage and second hand stuff, get a good tan and enjoy the atmosphere.”

“With packed lunch, first aid kit and something to read, it’s fun for both adults and children.”

Tytti Lönnrot

Tuula Pöyhönen, designer

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Linnanmäki

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Archipelago

Tivolikuja 1 tel. +358 10 572 2200 linnanmaki.fi/en

“The old wooden roller coaster is a sight in itself!” Antti Kirjalainen, architect

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Korkeasaari

“Any place where you must go by boat. Helsinki is a sea city, even though I continuously forget that.” Martti Kalliala, architect

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Cycling

Mustikkamaanpolku 12 tel. +358 9 310 1615 korkeasaari.fi

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“Take a boat from Kauppatori to this zoo-island!”

“The best way to experience Helsinki is by cycling through it.”

Anna Paloheimo

Mika Tolvanen, Designer

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Kayaking

Lauttasaari

Rajasaarenpenger 8 tel. +358 9 436 2400 helsinginkanoottiklubi.fi

Vattuniemi

“At the Helsinki Canoe club you can rent a kayak and see Helsinki from the sea. I’m surprised that kayaking isn’t more popular since it’s so much fun in Helsinki!”

“In the southern tip of Lauttasaari you can wade to a small island and watch as the ships go to Tallinn.”

Jenni Rope, artist

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Orienteering

Suomenlinna C 74 tel. +358 29 533 8410 suomenlinna.fi

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“The ship docks in Suomenlinna are a great work of tradition. A beautiful historic environment and the red ship of Timo Sallin.”

“Helsinki is surrounded by amazing forests and you can easily get to know it on Iltarastit orienteering. There are many different routes, easy and difficult ones, short and long. A well organized concept. You get a map and a compass when you pay the participating fee. Worth trying!”

Ilkka Suppanen, designer

Elina Helenius, textile designer

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Seurasaari seurasaarisaatio.fi

“A great place for a stroll, a chance to see interesting old buildings and a lots and lots of trees. Feed the tame squirrels or even visit the nudist beach!” Ilja Karsikas, illustrator

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Orion cinema Eerikinkatu 15 kava.fi

“A movie theater from the good old days! Run by the National Audiovisual Archive it always has something worth seeing.” Teemu Kiiski, CEO Finnish Design Shop

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Enjoy the summer in W W W.W DCHE L SINK I2 012 .F I

OPEN HELSINKI — EMBEDDING DESIGN IN LIFE

WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL HELSINKI 2012

Our Pavilion is your Pavilion.

Pop in to the Helsinki City Tourist Information at Pohjoisesplanadi 19 and pick up the latest tips for your visit. We provide free information about the city, sights, events and services, including a wide selection of brochures and maps.

The Heart of WDC Helsinki 2012. Ullanlinnankatu 2. Tue-Sun 11 am – 21 pm. Free admission. Welcome.

DESIGN HAS AN EFFECT ON YOU, HAVE AN EFFECT ON IT. WDCHELSINKI2012.FI Tourist Information • Pohjoisesplanadi 19, P.O. Box 28 • FI-00099 City of Helsinki tel. +358 9 3101 3300 • tourist.info@hel.fi • www.visithelsinki.fi Open daily: in summer Mon-Fri 9-20, Sat-Sun 9-18, in winter Mon-Fri 9-18, Sat-Sun 10-16


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Viiskulma shoemaker Pursimiehenkatu 3 tel. +358 9 692 7115 viiskulmansuutari.fi info@viiskulmansuutari.fi

Traditional shoemaker with quality service, fixes anything.

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Helsinki Helps

You can find the Helsinki Help people strolling around town in their green vests. They can help you with almost any questions you might have about the city.

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Tourist Bureau

Jopo Bicycle Rental

Pohjoisesplanadi 19 tel. +358 9 3101 3300 visithelsinki.fi tourist.info@hel.fi

Finnish Design Shop pop-up store Katajanokanlaituri 5

Free information on sights, tours and city and wide selection of brochures. Note also the additional booth next to the fountain at the end of the Esplanadi park.

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Try out the classic Helkama Jopo city bike for the price of 1 euro per the first 3 hours, charged on your credit card.

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University Pharmacy

ATM

Mannerheimintie 96 tel. +358 300 20200 yliopistonapteekki.fi

e.g. Any metro station, Aleksanterinkatu 51, Aleksanterinkatu 30

A pharmacy that is open 24/7. Other pharmacies also closer to the centre of town.

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The ATM’s are marked with the orange OTTO-sign.

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Restrooms Stockmann (Aleksanterinkatu 52) Kluuvi (Aleksanterinkatu 9) Finnish Design Shop (Katajanokanlaituri 5)

Find free restrooms at these locations. Also most cafés have toilets that are free for customers.

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WiFi e.g. Kamppi (Urho Kekkosen katu), Lasipalatsi (Mannerheimintie 2-4), Esplanadi park http://ptp.hel.fi/wlan/

The free Helsinki WiFi will show in your hotspot list as “Helsingin kaupunki WLAN”

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Change Group e.g. Forum shopping mall Kamppi shopping mall Viking terminal West terminal

The best money exchange rates available

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EVENTS

Events in August

Exhibitions

1.6.–31.8. Finnish Design Market, Market Square

until 19.8. Outi Heiskanen – Primordial Sea Didrichsen Museum for Art and Culture

4.7.–12.8. Seurasaari Folk Music Event, Seurasaari Open-Air Museum 1.6.–31.8. Helsinki Organ Summer, music in various churches 1.8.-30.9. Open doors and guided tours at the Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro ateljée, wdc.kukkapuro.fi

Helsinki’s year as World Design Capital 2012 means lots of new kinds of summer events and venues. HI Design 2012 exhibition is an unprecedented exhibition on the industrial design of Finnish companies and it will be on display in Helsinki’s Cable Factory. The exhibition will offer industrial design experiences and explain the effect design

until 2.9. Dream Homes. Dollhouses at the Finnish National Museum, Finnish National Museum until 2.9. Hi Design 2012, Cable Factory

4.–18.8. HEL_FWRD/ Fashion Village, Finnish fashion on Senate Square

until 9.9. Eyeballing! – The New Forms of Comics, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

6.–23.8. Etno-Espa, folk music, Espa Stage

until 9.9. Georgia O’Keeffe, Art Museum Tennis Palace

10–12.8. Flow Festival, Suvilahti

until 23.9. Builders of the Future – Finnish Design 1945-1967, Design Museum

15.-18.8. Helsinki Design Open www.helsinkidesignopen.fi

Experience summer in Helsinki

until 1.9. Made in Helsinki 1700-2012, Villa Hakasalmi

17–26.8. Espoo Ciné International Film Festival, Espoo 17.8–2.9. Helsinki Festival, events throughout the city www.helsinginjuhlaviikot.fi 18.8.

Helsinki City Marathon, Chiquita Kids Minimarathon, start and finish: Olympic Stadium

until 30.9.

Projects. Comments. Perspectives. Finnish Architecture 2010/2011, Museum of Finnish Architecture

until 7.10. Camouflage, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma until 14.10. Helene Schjerfbeck, Ateneum Art Museum until 31.12. Designed Technology – Windows on Technology and Design, Museum of Technology until 13.1.2013 Design in Helsinki Films, Helsinki City Museum

has had on Finland’s success and the surprising ways in which design can be influential. Another interesting new venue is the Chapel of Silence in Kamppi. The chapel serves as both a quiet place for meditation and a fine example of Finnish wooden architecture.

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More information and other events: www.visithelsinki.fi. Helsinki City Tourist Information, Pohjois­ esplanadi 19, tel. +358 (0)9 3101 3300, open Mon–Fri 9am–8pm, Sat–Sun 10am–6pm. source: Helsinki City Tourist Information & WDC Helsinki

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