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Video: Harri Koskinen, The Helsinki Series

Video: Harri Koskinen, The Helsinki Series

As 2012′s Design Capital of the World, Helsinki has positioned itself as one of the most rapidly expanding and innovative centres for design and architecture. embarks on an early-morning fishing trip from the city’s harbour with one of the last remaining fisherman to sail out every day. On the trip we are joined by Finnish design legend Harri Koskinen, also known for his work at renowned glass and ceramics company Iittala. Inspired by his heritage and growing up on the Finnish countryside, he talks us through natural surroundings as an inspiration and the importance of looking back at Finnish traditional housing for the country’s unmistakable slick and minimal design language.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "Video: Harri Koskinen, The Helsinki Series" 12 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884