24th January 2012, Brussels, Belgium

Awarded the honorary title of World Design Capital for 2012, Helsinki, Finland has been given the opportunity to raise the global awareness by introducing the importance of design in enhancing wellbeing holistically. Helsinki Eu Office organized a gala event to launch the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 in the European Union’s capital, Brussels, on the 24th of January. To showcase the vast variety of design Jasmin Santanen together with Kristian Kaarna, an artist who captures nature’s complexity with his photographs, combined their unique expressions and styles for a fashion show fusing their commonly shared passion.