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Design

Form is all around us.

- Juha

© Antti Luostarinen / Hahmo. Location: Design Museum.
Last modified: 27.08.2016

Design

Finnish design has strong traditions and is recognised around the world.

The field of design is very broad. Industrial designers, interior architects, furniture designers, graphic designers, fashion designers, textile artists, ceramists, jewellery artists and artisans all work in the field of design.

In recent years design has expanded from traditional product design towards immaterial design, which includes strategic design services, brand design, digital design and designing services.

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland and the National Council for Architecture and Design support the field of design by awarding grants and subsidies to individual artists, groups and communities. 

Last modified: 13.11.2017
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