Korkeavuorenkatu 23, 00130, Helsinki - Finland
Tel +358 (0)9 622 0540
Fax +358 (0)9 626 733
website: www.designmuseum.fi
Info EDF-network : merja.vilhunen@designmuseum.fi

DESIGNMUSEO is a specialist museum in Finland that selects and maintains a design collection. The museum is responsible for research and documentation in its field, and for holding exhibitions on design history and contemporary products. The museum also organizes international exhibitions on Finnish art and design.

DESIGNMUSEO was founded in 1873 as a study collection for the arts and crafts school. It has operated in its current premises since 1978.
The museum building was designed in 1894 by architect Gustaf Nyström. In 1989, the Foundation the Museum of Art and Design was established to support the activities of DESIGNMUSEO.

The Designmuseo’s comprehensive and varied collections shed light on the history and development of Finnish design. The collection comprises over 35,000 objects, 40,000 drawings and 100,000 images. It is also complimented by a registry of over 1,000 designers.

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