Finland:Helsinki World Design Capital 2012 Stamps

\"\"The Future City stamp booklet celebrates Helsinki’s position as the World Design Capital. Seven new stamp designers were awarded in the open design competition organized online in spring 2011. The highly popular competition produced a total of 1,422 designs, of which the jury and the public selected eight for the final stamp booklet.The competition winners include professionals in graphic design, amateur designers and two children. The eight designs awarded in the competition were Future City by Chloe Chapeaublanc, a French graphic designer; Onnela by Sini Henttonen, a student of textile art and design from Helsinki; Citykani by Katja Hynninen, a textile designer from Tampere; Kaupungin liike by Daniel Kallsrtöm, a schoolboy from Helsinki; Asenne by Ville Korhonen, a graphic designer from Lahti; Tulevaisuus rohkeana by Elias Ollila, as 5 year old, from Espoo; and Color Power and Mix by Varpu Kangas, a freelance graphic designer from Helsinki.

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