Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design (ETDM) is located in the old town of
Tallinn in a 17th century storehouse. The museum’s collection was initiated in 1919 as
part of the collections of the Estonian Art Museum.
Today it consists of examples of contemporary Estonian applied art as well as of design
prototypes and products. The collection, with 15 000 exhibits, includes works of
textile art, ceramics, porcelain, leather, glass, jewellery, metalwork, furniture and product
design. There is also a rare collection of photographs, negatives and slides; a small
specialist library and an archival collection. The collections of Estonian Museum of Applied
Art and Design offer the largest and most comprehensive overview of Estonian applied
art and design.
Mare Saare. Definitions
Permanent exhibition of Estonian design