WDC year starts on New Year’s night

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 gets underway at the traditional New Year celebrations organised by the City of Helsinki. The festivities take place on Saturday 31 December 2011 starting at 22.00 on Senate Square.

New Year’s resolution to the world will be given by the young designer Minna Piironen.  Piironen graduated from Aalto University last spring, studied city farming for her dissertation, and currently works as a member of the KONE designer team.

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