JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES AT DESIGN FORUM SHOP
The shop-in-shops at Design Forum Finland celebrate Finnish jewellery and accessory design during the summer. The wide spectrum of Finnish jewellery design is on show – works from almost 30 designers, from beautiful silver to trendy fashion jewellery, not forgetting more conceptual jewellery art. These are complemented with bags and shoes.
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PRE HELSINKI: FINNISH FASHION
The new platform for Finnish fashion Pre Helsinki starts on Wednesday. Pre Helsinki is a curated series of events which aim at enhancing the targeted fashion labels and Finnish fashion. The program includes seminars, fashion shows and press events; several of them are by invitation only but there are events for the public, too.
Pre Helsinki 22-25 May 2013
MASTERS OF ARTS ON SHOW
Aalto University's interesting spring exhibition shows works from the newly graduated masters of art, technology and business.
Masters of Arts, 8–26 May 2013, Kruununmakasiin, Hämeentie 39, Helsinki
SATU MAARANEN WINS THE HYÈRES GRAND PRIX
The Finnish fashion designer Satu Maaranen won the Grand Prix at the International Fashion and Photography Festival in Hyères, Southern France. The winning collection was inspired by landscape, old haute couture and innovative materials and the patterns depict the movements of water. The success of Finnish fashion continues - last year's winners were Elina Laitinen, Siiri Raasakka and Tiia Siren.
28. Festival international de mode et de photographie
MATTI PIKKUJÄMSÄ TO RECEIVE THE RUDOLF KOIVU PRIZE
Matti Pikkujämsä received the Rudolf Koivu illustration prize of 10,000 euros for his illustrations for the book Kaiken maailman eläinsadut (ed. Katriina Kauppila, Otava 2011). Grafia, the Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland awards the Rudolf Koivu Prize every second year for the best illustrations for children's or young people's books. This prize was awarded for the first time in 1949 to honour the oeuvre of the famous Finnish illustrator Rudolf Koivu.