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Habitare 2019

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.

Habitare areas

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.

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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.

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Habitare 50 years

50 years of encounters, insights and moments of inspiration at Habitare

Theme 2020: Art of living!

The theme, Art of living!, is all about cherishing the moment, and having an optimistic outlook on the future and a hands-on approach.


International Friend of Habitare in 2020: Joseph Grima

The International Friend explores Habitare and the field of Finnish design through global eyes, selects the most interesting content available at the event, and enters into dialogue with Habitare.

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Exhibition design 2020: Siltatyömaa (‘Bridge Works’)

Siltatyömaa will be built from wood, to comply with the concept of sustainable development.

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The inspiring exhibitions of Habitare present the current trends, exciting new designers and latest design ideas.


Antiikki at Habitare

Antiikki at Habitare will bring together experts, collectors, professionals, enthusiasts, and the general public. Antiques dealers will present antiques, more recent retro designs, collector’s items, and art.

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Habitare Pro

Habitare Pro is Habitare’s high-quality area for B2B business targeted to design, architecture and spatial design professionals. Habitare Pro includes an inspiring exhibition and international programme, which highlights current topics and phenomena, and the people and companies behind them.

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