An ancient dye plant painting the world indigo, spider silk engineering technology and the world’s first microbe-grown headset. Helsinki Design Week 2019 is all about a greener future!
A pink and azure misty swimming pool, flower chandeliers and a colourful eggshell castle. Kids and parents are invited to have fun at the in-wonderland Loong Swim Club by X+Living.
What if you could make music by tapping on street art or on a colorful playground? Specdrums high-tech rings connect coding and technology with the ability of kids of all ages to see the world as a canvas wherein to move and touch to create rhythm and sound.
Kids areas are often super colourful, but “the world of children is simple, and anything can be a playground at any time” and everywhere, beside bold colours. That’s why JJ Studio’s desaturated kindergarten is designed to allow pupils of a Montessori pre-school in Taiwan to promote their imagination and learn independently.
X+Living designs the Zhonghuge wonderland bookstore to astonish readers’ with an infinite idea of culture thanks to mirrored ceilings, roller-coasters and pirate ships made of books and a pure white forest of filled shelves.
Studio Weave has transformed an awkward exterior space landlocked by buildings into the LULLABY FACTORY, a secret world in the heart of London that cannot be seen except from inside the hospital and cannot be heard by the naked ear (only by tuning in to its radio frequency or from a few special listening pipes).