Glasshouse Helsinki

Glasshouse Helsinki at Aleksanterinkatu is a place for artists, designers, scientists and customers, to meet on common ground where ideas can grow. Ideas that help the people, communities, companies, society, and the environment.

At Glasshouse Aleksi it is possible to discover a variety of Nordic sustainable brands and actors. Skall Studio, Aiayu from Denmark meet with Vuokko Nurmesniemi dresses and smaller, sustainable Finnish actors like Tauko, Ordbord jewellery and revamped clogs from Hanna Sarén. Berlin-born bookstore do you read me?! also has an instrumental role in the concept. Reading, knowledge, books and magazines open minds for understanding the world around us and will help on the journey for the future-oriented vision. Lokal Helsinki, as part of the Glasshouse Helsinki, continues promoting local artisans and artist works in its own space.

On the 2nd floor of GH Aleksi, the Glasshouse Helsinki gallery space is a place for art, design, new ideas, thoughts and innovations.

Junk y Vegan

Junk y Vegan is a new "total vegan joint" at Sanomatalo in Helsinki city centre. A restaurant and bar serving tasty, modern, healthy and most of all, all vegan junk food. Have a glass of bubbly, or perhaps kombucha, on the summer terrace!

Bistro Vilho

Bistro Vilho at Radisson Blu Plaza offers classic portions with a modern twist. The menu also complements the different Finnish gastronomic seasons and the well-loved dishes are naturally accompanied by excellent beers and wines.

Joutsen Brand Store

Joutsen Finland is the northernmost down products manufacturer in the world, since 1936. Joutsen manufactures quality down coats and down bedding.

The down used in Joutsen products is a by-product of meat production, and is acquires from known, mainly Spanish and French meat processors. The origin of the down can be traced based on batch numbers. The products are manufactured mainly in Riihimäki, Finland, and in Estonia. Joutsen is the only operator in the industry to have been granted the allergy label, awarded by the Finnish Allergy, Skin and Asthma Federation.

Lokal Aleksi Shop

The new Lokal Aleksi shop in the historical building of Aleksanterinkatu 13 carries the entire range of Lokals handpicked homeware items, representing the very core of Lokal. With a strong emphasis on local handcraft and sustainable design items, the selection is made complete with artisanal goods and select unique artwork.

The new shop is part of a future-oriented sustainable retail concept and meeting place to be opened by Lokal's mother company Glasshouse Helsinki.


Crispy, tasty and gluten-free Belgian-style waffles, with vegetables, fish or meat. Not forgetting the sweet waffles.

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