Habitare 13–17 September 2023
Habitare offers inspiration and experiences for five days. Habitare brings annually over 40 interesting lectures, panel discussions and interviews and over 80 speakers to Messukeskus for all the interior, design and habitation lovers to enjoy.
The Habitare fair boasts many special sections. Meet new talent at the Block, draw inspiration from Trash Materials, and see future trends at Signals hunch exhibition.
Habitare theme areas
The theme areas of Habitare are Habi Kids area dedicated to children, Habitare Light presenting lighting trends, business area Habitare Start-up and Ethical area curated by Tikau.
Theme 2023: YHDESSÄ / TOGETHER
Next year’s instalment of Habitare, Finland’s leading furniture, design and interior decoration event, will emphasise being and doing things together. The theme, Together, speaks about our need to feel togetherness in today’s world, but also about our duty to take care of nature and each other, together.Read more
International Friend of Habitare in 2023: Anders Byriel
TAnders Byriel, CEO of Kvadrat A/S and a professor at IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid will be the International Friend of Habitare in 2023. In this role, he will give a keynote speech and choose the most interesting phenomena and products from the Habitare fair offering.
Exhibition design 2023: Slow
The exhibition design for Habitare 2023 will be created by Studio Joanna Laajisto. The exhibition design, Slow, is a statement against the demand for efficiency that dominates both the construction sector and society in general.
The inspiring exhibitions of Habitare present the current trends, exciting new designers and latest design ideas.
Pop-up stands at Habitare
Habitare 2022 event featured two pop-up stands: one by the Finnish furniture company Vaarnii, launched in the spring of 2021, and another by Tokyo Saikai, the Japanese tableware manufacturer.