Helsinki World Design Capital 2012/2013

Helsinki is the International Capital Design 2012/2013, after Turin and Seoul.
This prize is awarded every two years by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design to a city that uses design as a tool to improve the social, cultural and economic life of citizens. Design plays a fundamental role in the daily life of the Helsinki inhabitants, from infrastructure to urban solutions, from interior design to the digital management of services.
The program includes about 300 events: after the WDC 2012 Helsinki Open doors weekend that took place from the 3rd to the 5th of February, the main public event will be an exhibition of the finalists of the INDEX Award 2011, from May to June 2012. September is the the most intense month with  Helsinki Design Week 2012 and the international design exhibition Everyday Discoveries.

New York and London waiting for Milan fashion week 2012

The fall winter 2012-2013 collections
protagonists in the major fashion capitals:
after the New York fashion week
that is going to end, the 17th of February
will start the London Fashion Week  
and from the 22nd to the 28th of February 2012
international fashion will be on the Milan catwalks.

During Milan Fashion Week more than

70 fashion shows will present all the biggest stylists
such as Gucci, Fendi, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana,
Giorgio Armani, Ferragamo, but also social events,
parties and happy hour that will animate the city.