DESIGN DATING IN KUOPIO
The next DESIGN FORUM date will be arranged on Tuesday 25 April in Kuopio, as part of the Design Week Kuopio program. The subject of the event is Competitive Edge from Design. The four company case presentations will bring out different ways to reach this goal. Haltian is a company specialized in productization of innovations and technological concepts, with design in a central role in this. Ville Ylläsjärvi will be presenting wearables by Haltian. Riitta Ojala-Fors from Topi-Keittiöt, a kitchen furniture company, tells how this company chose to make use of designers. Mika Heikinmatti from Abloy speaks about building a recognized Finnish brand and Pekka Kumpula from Seos Design about Merivaara. Merivaara has made use of design in its product development and recently received the Fennia Prize Grand Prix for its Q-Flow surgical light.
DESIGN FORUM dates are aimed at members of Design Forum Finland and at SMEs that seek competitiveness and growth. The events are expert-led discussion about topical themes and for networking. DESIGN FORUM date Kuopio is organized in cooperation with the Design from Finland brand of the Association for Finnish Work. The event is in Finnish. Photo: Kalle Kataila
DESIGN FORUM date: Competitive Edge from Design
25 April 2017, Restaurant Intro, Kuopio