Photo: Esa Kapila / Young Finnish Design

Carte Blanche à Laura Väre
Exhibition opening on Thursday, January 16th, 6.30 PM – 9 PM

Institut finlandais is happy to present Carte Blanche à Laura Väre in January 2020, a solo exhibition dedicated to the laureate of the Young Designer of the Year 2019 prize. Laura Väre (b. 1989) is a Helsinki-based designer who recently finished her Master’s studies in furniture design at the Aalto University. Before her studies at Aalto, she graduated as a metal artisan and studied furniture design at Lahti Design Institute. In the autumn of 2019, Laura was awarded as the Young Designer of the Year by Design Forum Finland. The prize also includes participation in IF Studios, Institut finlandais’ visit program, and a prize exhibition Carte Blanche à Laura Väre, which will be on view at IF gallery from January 17th through May 2nd, 2020.