Finnish Design Yearbook 08–09 is a topical overview of Finnish design, with its four themes reflecting the main phenomena of the field.
investigates interfaces of design.
addresses the new ethics of design.
charts the role of design in companies.
tells of design as a means of communication and play.
The theme articles are by design editor Laura Houseley of England, media researcher and author Sam Inkinen, industrial designer Anna Valtonen who is Senior Design Manager at Nokia, Hannu Seristö, professor of international business at the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, CEO Marco Mäkinen of SEK&GREY, and the researcher and non-fiction writer Jari Koskinen.
Finnish Design Yearbook 08–09 is an excellent corporate gift and reference work for design professionals and everyone interested in the subject. The editor-in-chief is design editor Anne Veinola, the graphic design is by dog design and the publisher is Design Forum Finland.
Finnish Design Yearbook 08–09, edited by Anne Veinola. Design Forum Finland 2008. Printed by Lönnberg Painot Oy. In English, bound, 132 pages, four-colour illustrations, ISSN 1796–5829.
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