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August is the design month!

Alvar Aalto Foundation is attending the Design Helsinki Festival 24–25 August, 2022! Welcome to join us across both days at two events that we are hosting and meet a curated mix of international interiors brands.

Alvar Aalto Foundation is arranging the events in co-operation with the Savoy Restaurant (interior 1937 by Aino & Alvar Aalto) and the Academic Bookstore (Bookhouse by Alvar Aalto opened in 1969).

The events are free of charge, but arranged for the limited number of attendees, so so please register as soon as possible. 

Wednesday 24.8.

10:00 Official opening of Design Helsinki in Kasarmintori Square.

16:00–17:00 Aino & Alvar Aalto, designers of Savoy Restaurant.
Mari Forsberg, Producer and Aila Svenskberg, Editor Alvar Aalto Foundation.
Menu: Cocktails, Savoy’s classical Vorschmack and beer.
Savoy Restaurant, 8th fl. Eteläesplanadi 14, Helsinki

Register for free at:

17:00–20:00 Design Helsinki party in Kasarmitori Square. RSVP:

Savoy Restaurant in Helsinki. Photo Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Foundation.


Thursday 25.8.

17:00–17:20 Alvar Aalto Talk: Architect Elissa Aalto 100 by Tommi Lindh, CEO Alvar Aalto Foundation and Jussi Rautsi, Senior Environmental Adviser.  
Academic Bookstore, Bookcorner 2nd floor. Keskuskatu 1, Helsinki

Register for free at:

Academic Bookstore in Helsinki. Photo Martti Kapanen, Alvar Aalto Foundation.

Follow also our Alvar Aalto Design Talk Facebook-channel!

Further information:

Editor Aila Svenskberg
Alvar Aalto Foundation
Tel. +358 40 659 1930