Finnish Association of Designers (ORNAMO)

Finnish Association of Designers (ORNAMO)

Our Vision:

The members of Ornamo are professionals in industrial design, fashion, textile and furniture design, interior architecture, craft art and textile art as well as researchers of design. Common to all are a good sense of form and strong knowledge of materials. Ornamo was founded in 1911, making it the world´s second longest established design sector organisation.

The Helsinki 5G base station design contest
19/09/2018
Category: Members news

City of Helsinki, Nokia and Elisa are looking for a standard model design for the Helsinki 5G base stations in collaboration with Ornamo Art and Design Finland.

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Design education making a mark in Finnish primary schools – events attract more than 2,000 participants
Category: Members news

Design education is intended to encourage children to “think like inventors” and provides them with the tools they will need to face the challenges of the future. A joint project by the Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo and Design Museum Helsinki, which ran from 2015 until 2017, piloted a new design education syllabus, delivered through the Kids Design Academy after school clubs.

Unique design and art handicrafts at Ornamo Art and Design Sale 2018
Category: Members news

The Ornamo Art and Design Sale, a sales exhibition of unique Finnish art and design from 10 to 18 March 2018, is the perfect place to purchase art for your home, office or public space. Organised annually by the Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo, the Art and Design Sale will bring hundreds of artworks to Puristamo, Helsinki Cable Factory.

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Finnish design industry outlook remains positive
28/09/2017
Category: Members news

Ornamo update on their annual design industry survey, highlighting the opportunities offered by new digital technologies.

Design and technology sectors pursue greater synergies
27/09/2017
Category: Members news

Ornamo bring designers and engineers together to focus on innovation in a series of events this autumn.

Service design pioneer creates customer experience for trams
27/04/2017
Category: Members news

Ornamo Award 2017 is won by Mikko Koivisto, whose agency Hellon are improving the Helsinki rapid tram service

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Finnish design industry aims for growth
14/11/2016
Category: Members news

The Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo’s annual economic forecast reveals a positive outlook.

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BEDA and the economic value of design
15/11/2016
Category: BEDA updates

Three of BEDA’s clusters relate to the economic value of design; we offer an overview of the importance of this area of work.