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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
State prizes awarded to 14 artists

The national arts councils have awarded state prizes in the fields of architecture, cinema, the performing arts, literature, the visual arts, children’s culture, media art, multidisciplinary art,...

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Survey on Livelihood of Artists

The theme of this year’s Arts and Culture Barometer is the livelihood of artists. Data for the barometer is gathered by means of an online survey that is open to artists working in all fields of...

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Finland’s first regional artist for outsider art begins work

Ethnomusicologist Esa Vienamo (MA) has been appointed regional artist for outsider art. The role of the regional artist for outsider art is to promote the artistic work opportunities of outsider...

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State prizes awarded to 16 artists

The national arts councils of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) have awarded state prizes in the fields of architecture, cinema, the performing arts, literature, the visual arts, media art,...

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Central Arts Council appoints new members to arts councils for the next two-year term

The Central Arts Council of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) has appointed 74 art experts for the seven national arts councils for the 2019-20 term. In addition, 107 members have been...

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Mobility survey for artists

Barometer to shed light on the mobility of art and artists and related needs.

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Application period for Taike grants and subsidies begins on 1 October

Changes have been made to this autumn’s calls for applications. For the first time, the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) will award three-year operational subsidies for the performing arts....

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Taike awards 304 artist grants, of which one in six to young artists

The arts councils of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) have awarded 304 artist grants. Most of these grants were allocated to professional artists in the fields of the visual arts,...

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Central Arts Council supports multidisciplinary “good speech” project

The Central Arts Council was awarded a 30,000-euro subsidy to RASMUS ry, which promotes “good speech” in social media and public spaces.

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Nomination of candidates for arts councils underway

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland requests candidates for national and regional arts councils to be nominated by 31 May. The Central Arts Council shall appoint the members for the 2019-20 term in...

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