Design Archives in Brief

Design Archives began its operations in 2010 and its aim is to document and promote research on Finnish user-centric design. It is operating in conjunction with the Central Archives for Finnish Business Records. Design Archives receives documents from designers, design agencies and companies. The material includes contract and project documents, negotiation memoranda, brochures, drawings, pictures, models, prototypes and finished products, for instance. Design Archives offers also information services for users of design documents.