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Spotlight on Finnish Design Excellence: Consul General’s Residence with Durat & Finarte

May 21, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for an exclusive evening celebrating the pinnacle of Finnish design at the Residence of the Consul General of Finland in New York during New York Design Week 2024. Immerse yourself in the innovative creations of Durat and the captivating rug collections of Finarte while enjoying authentic Nordic delights.

Durat: Pushing the boundaries of circular design
Discover Durat’s latest collaboration with visionary designer Hanna Anonen, where aesthetics, functionality and superior craftsmanship come together. Explore the “Facades” collection, showcasing an eco-friendly composite material that seamlessly blends style and sustainability. See firsthand how Durat transforms plastic waste into design masterpieces that redefine modern living. Find out more:

Finarte: Pioneering Finnish rug art
Experience the boldness of Finnish rug design with Finarte’s latest collections, including the vibrant Baden and Suovilla designed by Finarte’s head designer Marianne Huotari and the timeless Akaatti created by designer duo Juslina Maunula. Delve into Finarte’s rich history, spanning nearly four decades of innovation and traditional craftsmanship. Find out more:

Meet CEO Larissa Immonen from Finarte, President Jessica McNaughton from Durat and designer Hanna Anonen at the event.


May 21
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Manhattan - Upper East Side
Business Name
Finnish Design Embassy
Industrial and Product Design


Residence of the Consul General of Finland
New York City, United States + Google Map