Nikari launches Perch, the winner of the first FDS Award

The Perch bar stool, designed by Wesley Walters and Salla Luhtasela, has been brought to market by Nikari, known for its high-quality wooden furniture. In March 2016, the stool won the first FDS Award, organised by Finnish Design Shop. With the design competition, the Finnish online retailer seeks to commercialize new ideas and pave their way to store shelves. 

Read more: http://www.finnishdesignshop.fi/interviews.php?id=15

 

Talentshop to offer a look into emerging names in design

Talentshop 2016, to be staged in Habitare’s Block area of young emerging designers, will present five designers and one designer duo. At Talentshop, young, up-and-coming designers will get their own mini-showroom where they can present their work. In addition to Talentshop, the Block will include the Protoshop exhibition of prototypes, and various stands for design schools. Habitare will be held at Messukeskus from 7 to 11 September 2016. 

More information: http://messukeskushelsinki.fi/press-release/talentshop-offer-look-emerging-names-design/?lang=en