A fashionable walk around the so called “Design District” to the place where all the bobos of the creative class commute to work. This is where you find the best boutiques of established and upcoming Finnish interior and clothing designers side to side.
Want to dive into the Finnish psyche in style? Have a short time to spend but wanna find those best places to shop? Make the most of your visit to World’s Design Capital of 2012. Our expert private guides show you the best of Helsinki in fun and relaxed way.
We’ll take you on a fashionable 2 hour walk around the so called “Design District”, that is an area covering multiple neighborhoods in the southern parts of Helsinki. This is the creative center where all the bobos of the creative class commute to work, and where you find the best boutiques of established and upcoming Finnish interior and clothing designers side to side. Design is important as a way of life to us Finns. Our local guides explain the stories behind the scandinavian functionalism and give you great hints on shopping, eating and drinking in style in Helsinki.
This private program can be customized on your preferences. However here are the main highlights of the classic version of the program.
Artek - Flagshop of Alvar Aalto furniture and kind
Marimekko - Frontrunner of Finnish Fashion for last 50 years
Muumin shop - Those walking Hippopotamus types that all kids love
Design Museum - The history of it all
TRE - The leading Finnish multi-brand designshop
Craft Corner - Finnish handicrafts
This experience is for you who's interested in Finnish interior and clothing designers throughout a fashionable walk in Helsinki.