Success in the Arctic region using design
The Rovaniemi city strategy emphasises Rovaniemi’s status as a hub for Arctic Design. The City of Rovaniemi, under the registered trademark of the Arctic Design Capital, has created a development
environment for creative experts and innovation services, the task of which is to promote business in the region using design. In cooperation with the Lapland University Consortium (LUC), Business Rovaniemi organises the annual Arctic Design Week that belongs to the international Word Design Weeks network.
Arctic Design Week is the world’s northernmost design and town festival. Each year, the international design week brings into the spotlight and discussions themes related to the challenges of the Arctic region, responsible design expertise and sustainable masterpieces of design.
The task of Arctic Design Week is to promote Arctic design expertise and business, while inspiring designers, entrepreneurs and actors, students, scientists and artists. The Arctic Design Week enlivens town culture with local characteristics.
Arctic Design Week is organised annually during the third week of March (week no. 12).