The Search for World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Programme is Coming to its EndAnyone can propose a programme idea, and the proposals can be local or international. The search will run until 11th February 2011.
The primary area of activity consists of the World Design Capital cities: Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Kauniainen and Lahti. World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 is a unique opportunity to do important things - things with the seeds of change in them. The theme of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Year, Open Helsinki - Embedding Design in Life, is a future-oriented idea.
The World Design Capital is more than a year-long event. They have a wide conception of design and its possibilities. The World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programme consists of events and deeds that make use of design as a wide-ranging tool of cultural, social and economic development.
The planning and co-ordination of international projects and events which take place outside Finland and are related to Helsinki's World Design Capital year is managed by Huippu Design Management.