Events & exhibitions Cancelled due to COVID-19: Helsinki Design Week 9 - 19.9.2021By Glasshouse HelsinkiThis year, the main events Helsinki Design Week 2021 will take place at Glasshouse Helsinki Aleksanterinkatu location taking over the second, third and fourth floors from September 9th to September 19th. In addition to the main venue, the festival is spread across various venues in the city centre: from museums to market places and from seminar halls to secret boutiques.The festival themeThe 2021 theme for the festival is “Wisdom”, or more precisely “What is Wise to Design now?” inviting everyone joining us to ask themselves what is the wisest way to do what they’re doing. The festival programmeThe main events at Glasshouse Helsinki are the following – full descriptions of the events will be launched 12 August. This is when all Open Call events will also be launched and the ticket sales begin.:9.9. – 23.10.Exhibition: U-Joints@ Glasshouse HelsinkiAleksanterinkatu 13, 00100 HelsinkiU-JOINTS explores the use of joints in design and architecture. Knots & Knits is the fourth part of Andrea Caputo and Anniina Koivu’s U-JOINTS research project and series of exhibitions. During Helsinki Design Week, Knots & Knits explains the history of textiles, fabrics and ropes.10. – 12.9.Shopping: Design Market@ Glasshouse HelsinkiAleksanterinkatu 13, 00100 HelsinkiOrganized at the Cable Factory since 2005, the largest outlet event in the Nordic countries will now take place on the third and fourth floors of Glasshouse Helsinki, exceptionally from 10 to 12 September. The vendors include designers and makers of high-quality furniture and interior design products who operate following the principles of sustainable development.15. – 19.9.Seminar: Office of the Future @ Glasshouse HelsinkiAleksanterinkatu 13, 00100 HelsinkiWhat is the Office of the Future like? The year of the pandemic accelerated the change in our ways of working, an inescapable development. The Office of the Future exhibition presents a versatile collection of ideas from furniture makers, designers and researchers on how and where we are to work in the future.15. – 19.9.Exhibition: “What is Wise?” @ Glasshouse HelsinkiAleksanterinkatu 13, 00100 HelsinkiDuring the festival, the festival theme What is Wise? is explored on the fourth floor of our main venue Glasshouse Helsinki. We can expect to see the latest products and ideas from Finnish designers, participate in daily discussions and visit a pop-up restaurant to meet people.9. – 19.9.Multiple events: Children’s Design Week@ Glasshouse HelsinkiAleksanterinkatu 13, 00100 HelsinkiThere will be fun things to explore and do for the children, too at Glasshouse Helsinki.The festival ticketsTickets can be bought online here from 12 August onwards when the full descriptions of the events will be launched. Helsinki Design Week – Established in 2005, Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. The festival presents new people and phenomena within design in cooperation with various partners. Read more here.