ARCTIC DESIGN CAPITAL.
Rovaniemi is the Arctic Design Capital and is recognised as one of the design centers in the National Design Program. Arctic Design is included in the National Arctic Strategy.
Rovaniemi is an inspiring city and despite the arctic conditions of Rovaniemi, clever design makes it a functional lively city throughout the year. The City of Rovaniemi has gathered considerable experience in urban design, planning and architecture, snow maintenance, winter technology and transportation and urban culture in arctic conditions.
The City of Rovaniemi, the enterprises in the region as well as the Arctic Centre and Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Lapland are experts in the field and committed to develop using Arctic Design.The companies in the region take advantage of the arctic circumstances and design, as do events like Arctic Lapland Rally, Arctic Design Week, Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit and Arctic Business forum. Arctic Design Capital ® is a trademark registered in the EU by the City of Rovaniemi.
What is arctic design?
ARCTIC DESIGN COMBINES 3 PERSPECTIVES
TOP RESEARCH & TRAINING IN THE FIELD
EXPERTISE OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES & NORTHERN CULTURE
must see events.
Arctic Design summer 2019
The local streets of Rovaniemi come to life during the summer of the midnight sun. Come and enjoy the designs of Lappish locals as you take a stroll down Valtakatu.
Arctic Design Week
The world’s most northern design week invites you to come and experience the 7 day city wide design festival. Bringing together people from all different backgrounds, industries and countries, Arctic Design Week seeks to give design a fresh platform and highlights the vital role design plays in our lives.
Arctic design examples.
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