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Habitare theme areas

The theme areas of Habitare are Habi Kids area dedicated to children, Habitare Light presenting lighting trends, Habitare Start-up for upcoming design companies, Habitare Choice area that highlights responsibility and sustainability, and Habitare Handmade that focuses on Finnish artisanship.

Habi Kids

Habi Kids is a children’s area produced by Habitare. The area invites kids and families to play and have a good time together – you can also relax and take a break at the cafe located in Habi Kids. This year Habi Kids invites visitors to try drawing and crafting in the forest – the Habitare children’s area will be a colourful mini world created by the illustrator Matti Pikkujämsä. Pikkujämsä’s goal is to create a picture book-like colour experience and a mini-world in the area, and to provide a place for people to do things by hand and forget about their tablets and devices for a while.

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Habitare Handmade

The new Handmade area, to be featured at next autumns Habitare, highlights Finnish artisanship and handicrafts. Habitare Handmade provides an overview of Finnish handicraft products and a diverse offering of materials, and invites visitors to participate in DIY workshops and follow demonstrations by craftspeople featured in the area.

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Habitare Choice

Habitare will, at the autumn show, introduce a new Choice area that highlights responsibility and sustainability. Habitare Choice welcomes companies and organisations that have made conscious choices in favour of a more responsible and sustainable future. The exhibition will be curated by the interior stylist Susanna Vento.

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Habitare Light

Habitare Light theme are presents the home and interior lighting products and novelties as well as lighting trends for all the friends of lighting: interior and lighting designers, architects, electrical designers, property owners, developers, housing companies, students and media.

Habitare Startup

The new Habitare theme area Habitare Startup brings out a number of fascinating new and upcoming design companies to present their fresh collections. The startup area is centrally located in the Ahead hall next to the The Block area.