Helsinki Design Week

The annual Helsinki Design Week held each September is Northern Europe’s biggest such event featuring workshops, exhibitions, fashion shows and tours. A Designer Dinner program includes intimate gatherings at the city’s leading restaurants, where guests can mingle and chat with local creatives, from fashion and jewellery designers to artists. Shoe designer Minna Parikka features in the line-up. Visitors can also gain access to private creative studios and offices not normally open to the public through the series ofOpen Studios events. More: helsinkidesignweek.com