A Settembre in occasione del seminario City Design Meet-up
che si svolgerà durante l’Helsinki Design Week (3.-13.9.2015)
, verrà lanciato a livello internazionale un nuovo portale on line, Designstoriesfromhelsinki.fi
, che presenterà alla design community mondiale dieci racconti che illustrano, attraverso una selezione di esempi, come il design può essere utilizzato per sviluppare i servizi pubblici e migliorare le città in cui viviamo.
“Design thinking has become a permanent part of the development of cities over the past ten years. These stories illustrate the use of design in the development of a wide variety of matters, ranging from library services to construction sites, from youth homelessness to public transport,” says Laura Aalto, Design Driven City Director of Communications
The publication explains how city operations and services have become more user-oriented with the help of design thinking, and it presents inspiring examples. It offers many straightforward observations and advice based on projects and places in which Design Driven City
has produced true innovations – and has done so well.
’s activities as part of the UNESCO City of Design
conferred City of Design
status to Helsinki
late last year. In its application for the status, Helsinki
committed to utilizing design in developing a better, more open city.
is produced by International Design Foundation’s Design Driven City
project and the City of Helsinki Economic Development
is published in Finnish and English, and both language versions are released at the same time. The content is created by Kaskas Media
, photographer Aleksi Poutanen
, design agency Nimiö
and digital agency Kelvin
Design Driven City 2015 www.designdrivencity.fi
Foto credits: © Aleksi Poutanen