A joint award by the City of Helsinki and Helsinki Design Week recognizes a designer or a design team for making Helsinki a better place to live in. The winner of the 2022 Helsinki Design Award is designer Päivi Raivio. She is the co-founder of Parkly.
During her career, Päivi Raivio has dedicated her work to creating better public spaces. Together with the citizens and various communities, Raivio has made the city squares more vibrant and the daycare yards more green as well as conducted versatile urban space experiments, not only in Helsinki but in Espoo and Lahti, among other places.
Read more about the award and jury’s comments.