DESIGN + WEEGEE
NEW DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE EVENT AT WEEGEE BRINGS NEW EXPERIENCES AND PERSPECTIVES INTO MODERN DESIGN
Design + WeeGee Sat 15 September, 2018 11 AM–5 PM
Exhibition Centre WeeGee, Ahertajantie 5
This new design event at the Exhibition Centre WeeGee brings new perspectives and experiences into modern design. The program will be held in finnish.
TALK ABOUT ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
WEEGEE lounge, Ground floor, 11:30-16 o'clock
Event hosted by Kasper Strömman.
11:30-12 o’clock COMFORT WITH THE HELP OF AUGMENTED REALITY
3DBear’s creative director, designer Pekka Salokannel talks about user engagement in designing spaces with the help of augmented reality.
12-12:30 o’clock CONCRETE ARCHITECTURE
Innovarch architect firm CEO Vepe Erikkilä talks about the past and present of concrete architecture.
12:30-13 o’clock NEW CITY – ON WHO’S TERMS?
Editor-in-chief of Image magazine Niklas Thesslund and lead producer of Lähiöfest Katja Lindroos contemplate the matter of who’s terms cities are developed on.
13-14 o’clock MARKO HOME: WORLD OF FUTURO 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Art historian and Futuro expert Marko Home talks about the colorful stages of Futuro, and particularly about how Futuro is doing today in different parts of the world.
14-14:30 o’clock DESIGN EDUCATION
Designer Mari Savio talks about design education.
14:30-15 o’clock PLAYFUL SPACES AND THE DESIGNING OF THEM
Researcher and artist Kati Heljakka and panelists discuss the topic of playful spaces and the designing of them.
15-15:30 o’clock ENCOUNTERS IN CITY SPACES
Design duo Päivi Raivio and Daniel Bumann talk about the rechoreographing of city spaces.
15-16 o’clock FROM A MANUFACTURING HOUSE TO A MUSEUM CENTER
Architect Henna Helander talks about how the Weilin&Göös printing house designed by Aarno Ruusuvuori was converted into the WeeGee Exhibition Center. There will be a short guided tour of WeeGee after the presentation.
ASK AN EXPERT
12-15 O’CLOCK DESIGN, DESIGN! – EVALUATION EVENT / EMMA AITIO SPACE, 1st floor
Stockholms Auktionsverk – auction house experts evaluates modern design objects that the audience has brought with them. Bring your home’s design treasure to be valued!
11-17 o’clock I LOVE WEEGEE / KAMU, Ground floor
Confess your love to WeeGee and modern architecture and make your own pin from WeeGee’s historical photographs.
11-17 o'clock DESIGN ORIENTEERING / around WeeGee
Get your own orienteering map from WeeGee Info.
12-16 o’clock WACKY ARRANGEMENTS / EMMA WORKSHOP, Ground floor
Make untypical arrangements in the spirit of Freakebana. You can test your compositional skills and see what is born when you combine a flower, a salt shaker and sunglasses.
12-14 o’clock CROSS-GENERATIONAL PLAYGROUND / WIRKKALA CABINET, Ground floor
Researcher and artist Kati Heljakka creates a cross-generational playground together with participants.
12-13 o’clock MUSEUM HOUR FOR FAMILIES: DESIGN / KAMU, Ground floor
Experiment and experience during museum hour for families.
12:30-14 o’clock SHAPE THE MUSEUM IN AUGMENTED REALITY / MUSEOPEDA, Ground floor
Mark and design Weegee’s loveliest, most exciting, most interesting and most beautiful spots with the help of augmented reality. The workshop is run by 3DBear.
WALKS AND GUIDED TOURS
13 & 16 O’CLOCK TAPIOLA THROUGH AN ARCHITECT’S EYES / AT TAPIOLA
Get to know Tapiola with Innovarch architects Seija Sakki-Rinne and Juha Lampi. Departure from in front of the WeeGee main entrance. Departure from WeeGee.
14 O’CLOCK TAPIOLA IN RESIDENT’S STORIES / AT TAPIOLA
The Espoo City Museum and Espoo Environmental Design team’s walk introduces Tapiola’s past and present from the perspective on it’s resident’s stories, memories and favorite locations. Departure from WeeGee.
12 O’CLOCK GUIDED TOUR OF THE BRYK & WIRKKALA VISIBLE STORAGE / EMMA, 1. floor.
The guided tour introduces you to the collection based on the personal work archives of Rut Bryk (1916-1999) and Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985).
15 O’CLOCK FUTURO 50 YEARS GUIDED TOUR / FUTURO AND EMMA
The story of the utopian plastic house and modernism’s optimistic designs. Experience the Futuro house and Futuromania – Designing Future Living exhibition.
15:30 O’CLOCK WIRKKALA AND SILVER / THE FINNISH MUSEUM OF HOROLOGY, Ground floor
The guided tour of the Finnish Museum of Horology introduces you to silver objects designed by Tapio Wirkkala.
The event is organized by EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, KAMU Espoo City Museum and Finnish Museum of Horology in cooperation with Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä, Exhibition Centre WeeGee / Espoo Event and Cultural Services, Espoo School of Art and Suomu - the Finnish Association of Design.
The event is part of Helsinki Design Week and the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Futuro house at Exhibition Centre WeeGee.