Editors’ choices: Finnish Design TOP 12

Editors’ choices: Finnish Design TOP 12

The Association of Interior Design Journalists in Finland have selected the 12 best Finnish interior design products of the year 2016. The editors’ choices are introduced as a part of Habitare Fair in Messukeskus. The awarded pieces present unique design and functionality.

The association wants to present at the Fair the beautiful and functional Finnish design, which reflects the modern daily needs. The award-winning products are not only attractive, they also appeal to the senses and agree on our values. The selected products are largely locally produced and designed. The award-winning products are a combination of beautiful form, deeper thought and problem-solving ability. The designers and the manufacturers have made the concrete actions to make our daily life easier and more sustainable.

FINNISH DESIGN TOP 12 OF THE YEAR 2016

PRODUCT: SIRO Armchair
COMPANY: Woodnotes
DESIGNERS: Ilkka Suppanen & Raffaella Mangiarotti

PRODUCT: Pinna Hat Shelf
COMPANY: OkDesign
DESIGNER: Anni Pitkäjärvi

PRODUCT: Aava Fireplace
COMPANY: Loimu Design
DESIGNER: Joonas Ahti

PRODUCT: Stala Wood Rack
COMPANY: Pentagon Design & Stala
DESIGNERS: Pentagon Design & Stala

PRODUCT: Gedigo Collection
COMPANY: Gedigo Piece of Finland
DESIGNER: Anne-Mari Sundqvist

PRODUCT: Iittala X Issey Miyake -collection
COMPANY: Iittala
DESIGNERS: Iittala & Miyake Design Studio

PRODUCT: The BOTANIC Shelf
DESIGNERS: Pinja Rouger & Riikka Kantinkoski

PRODUCT: Modula
COMPANY: Temal
DESIGNERS: Antti Nurmesniemi & Tomi Lyytikäinen

PRODUCT: Bon Daybed
COMPANY: ADEA
DESIGNERS: Mats Broberg ja Johan Ridderstråle

PRODUCT: JAT-KO Dining Table
COMPANY: Tapio Anttila Collection
DESIGNER: Tapio Anttila

PRODUCT: Pala Acoustic Wall Element
COMPANY: Innofusor
DESIGNER: Hanna Anonen

PRODUCT: U-Light
COMPANY: Axo Light
DESIGNER: Timo Ripatti
DISTRIBUTOR: T.R. Björkbom-Trading Oy

About Sisustustoimittajat NGO
The Association of Interior Design Journalists in Finland consists of the journalists, who are working for the leading Finnish interior and lifestyle -magazines. The members write articles related to design and interior design. They also plan and organize the photo shoots and follow the interior design scene both locally and globally. There are 40 members in the association.
The editors’ choices: The Glass Gallery LG2, Messukeskus

Photo: Pauliina Salonen
Image gallery:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/25f57pe93c4et58/AAB-KrnFZPJdeMzKJzwlkCM5a?dl=0

More information on the Editors’ Choices:
Publicist Laura Seppänen +35841 549 5549 / Chairwoman Piia Pousi +358 40 590 4004
info@sisustustoimittajat.fi, www.sisustustoimittajat.fi, #toimittajientusina2016 #finnishdesigntop12

More information on Habitare:
Communications manager Johanna Suni, tel. +358 40 515 4216, johanna.suni@messukeskus.com

Habitare offers experiences, ideas, and information about interior decoration, and about the functioning and look of homes and other spaces. The biggest single event of Helsinki Design week, Habitare, will be held at Messukeskus in Helsinki from 7 to 11 September 2016. To be held concurrently with Habitare are the professional events Forma and Showroom, by Helsinki Design Week, and the public events ArtHelsinki, Antiikki, HifiExpo, and ValoLight. Tickets: shop.messukeskus.com | www.habitare.fi | @HabitareFair | www.facebook.com/habitare | #habitare2016 |