To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the independence of Finland, Finnish Design Exhibition in Japan will start touring on Saturday 14 Jan 2017. The exhibition will introduce the history of Finnish design, from independence to the present. The exhibition concentrates on the Finnish designers who have worked in harmony between nature and humans creating a simple work that continues to be loved around the world.
A genius who remained independent of the trends – the golden age of Finnish Design presents the creator of Moomins, Tove Jansson.
Innovations in Finnish Design, the second generation of designers introduces Tove Slotte, the designer of Arabia’s famous Moomin mugs.
Creativity toward the future, the third generation of designers introduces Harri Koskinen, who has designed for example the Moomin lamps by Melaja.
- Fukuoka City Museum
14 Jan. 2017 ~ 20 March 2017
- Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art
7 April 2017 ~ 28 May 2017
- Fukui City Museum
22 Jul. 2017 ~ 3 Sept. 2017
- Fuchu Art Museum
9 Sept. 2017 ~ 22 Oct. 2017
- Miyagi Museum of Art
28 Oct. 2017 ~ 24 Dec. 2017
Photos: Finnish Design Exhibition