Sustainable
competitiveness
with design

Design Forum Finland supports the growth, internationalisation and competitiveness of Finnish SMEs. We provide guidance and advice, and lower the barrier for utilising design extensively in business development.

Competitive edge and
intangible value

Design is a key factor in building a more sustainable future, competitiveness and intangible value.

Facts about Finnish design

Source: Ornamo 2022.

Enterprises

13940

Number of design business enterprises in Finland.

Growth

+ 61 %

The turnover of Finnish enterprises offering design services has grown 61 % since 2010.

Turnover

13.5

The turnover of design business in Finland in 2020 was 13.5 billion Euros.

Employees

68400

Persons employed in Finnish design businesses in 2020.

Circular Design – towards regenerative growth

The closing event of the training programme Circular Design – a path towards circular economy was arranged 12 December at Think Corner, Helsinki.

Nordic Platform to accelerate the Green Transition

Nordic national organizations of design and architecture are strengthening their cooperation in order to accelerate the Green Transition.

Membership of Design Forum Finland speaks of your company’s strong desire to develop its operations and abilities in the areas of circular and sustainable design, brand or customer experience.

Current issues

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Circular Design: Towards regenerative growth

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#toolstuesday

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Juslin Maunula: The feeling of space

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Carte blanche à Juslin Maunula

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Nordic Platform to accelerate the Green Transition

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Events

All events

1.12.2023–30.3.2024

Jardin imaginaire

28.1.

Yrjö Kukkapuro – Magic Room

10.11.2023–31.3.2024

Garden Futures