The Block: Protoshop & Talentshop

Talentshop 2019

Habitare 2019 will present the four most exciting Finnish designers whom the world should be following right now. Selected designers are offered an own small stand with uniform architecture where they can exhibit several designs. Search for the designers for Talentshop 2019 is running and ends on February 14th 2019.

Talentshop is searching for young designers living and working in Finland. Designers are expected to have a strong own design identity. Each of the selected designers will have their own stand at Habitare Talentshop in September 2019. Since the beginning, Talentshop is curated by Elina Aalto, Krista Kosonen and Saara Renvall from Imu Design.



Protoshop 2019

Habitare’s Protoshop exhibition presents 10–12 new prototypes or product ideas. Proposals for the prototypes can be sent by all designers individually or in groups living in Finland. Search for the prototypes is running and ends on February 14th 2019.

Over the years, Protoshop has pioneered and highlighted young, new design. Prototype proposals can be any design objects related to either the home or work environment. The jury is looking for clever, original designs which have product potential. The exhibition is curated by Elina Aalto, Krista Kosonen ja Saara Renvall from Imu Design together with Laura Sarvilinna, Creative Director of Habitare.


Read the application instructions