FLY BY DESIGN: Stockholm & Helsinki

The 2nd FLY BY DESIGN tour took place September 7-12, 2014, and visited Stockholm and Helsinki. This trip provided an opportunity to connect with Scandinavian architects, artists and designers, visit respected museums, and to take in Helsinki Design Week events. The tour was highlighted by a personal studio tour and dinner with Harri Koskinen, one of Finland’s most honored and innovative designers.

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Itinerary

Sept 7-9 Stockholm, Sweden

stoLodging at Hotel Skeppsholmen

Sunday, Sept 7

  • Arrival in Stockholm with Meet and Greet 7 pm, Hotel Skeppsholmen

Monday, Sept 8

  • Boat tour of Stockholm
  • Special design + museum engagements
  • Studio tour of Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects
  • Special dinner

Tuesday, Sept 9

  • Tour of Skogskyrkogården, by G. Asplund and S. Lewerentz. A UN heritage site which includes a new crematorium by J. Celsing, and was the winner of the 2013 national architecture prize
  • Overnight ferry to Helsinki

Sept 10-12 Helsinki, Finland

helLodging at Hotel Glo

Wednesday, Sept 10

  • Arrival in Helsinki
  • Visit the Abattoir
  • Visit Helsinki Design Museum

Thursday, Sept 11

  • Studio tour of Friends of Industry with Designer Harri Koskinen
  • Special dinner at Chef & Sommelier with Harri Koskinen

Friday, Sept 12

  • Helsinki Design Week engagements