Aaltoes organising Europe’s largest design hackathon

20. syyskuu 2017

Dash raises design thinking and multidisciplinarity into the limelight of the hackathon.

Other

  • Dash
  • aaltoes
  • hackathon
  • design

Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen receives Dorothy Waxman Special Jury’s Mention

20. syyskuu 2017

In addition to Korolainen, Aalto Arts Textile design graduates Aamu Salo, Tiina Paavilainen and MA-student Antonina Sedakova were among the 15 finalists in the International competition.

Honored

  • Awards

Jaakko Kahilaniemi has won the Majaoja Prize 10.000e

18. syyskuu 2017

Photographic artist Jaakko Kahilaniemi has won the main prize 10.000 euros awarded by Majaoja Foundation with his photo series 100 Hectares of Understanding. The series deals with forest and understanding and owning it.

Press releases Other

How can design benefit business and strategy?

13. syyskuu 2017

‘Heavy metal’ summer project explored design as a strategic tool in technology driven companies.

Studies Cooperation

  • Technology_Industries_of_Finland
  • strategy
  • design

Anssi Pulkkinen’s ruins installation in Habitare

13. syyskuu 2017

The Habitare Fair shows sculptor Anssi Pulkkinen’s installation of a ruined Syrian home, Street View (Reassembled), in the Fair Center on 13-17 September.

Other Science and art

Reeta Ek the Young Designer of the Year 2017

12. syyskuu 2017

The Young Designer of the Year prize of 2017 is given to textile and surface designer Reeta Ek

Honored Science and art

  • Award

Anne Stenros: From user experience towards citizen experience

8. syyskuu 2017

Chief Design Officer from the City of Helsinki, Dr. Anne Stenros, presented her views regarding future design profession for the 166 new international design MA students.

Studies Cooperation

Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

Science and art

Aalto University on-display at Helsinki Design Week

6. syyskuu 2017

A recap of Aalto's many activities as part of the city wide festival of arts and design.

Other

  • Helsinki_Design_Week

Students among the finalists in the Waxman Textile Prize 2017

4. syyskuu 2017

Textile design graduates Aamu Salo, Tiina Paavilainen, Antonina Sedakova and Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen among the finalists in the International Waxman Textile Prize.

Honored Other

  • fashion

Student Sini-Pilvi Kiilunen wins 2nd place at Designers' Nest

18. elokuu 2017

'This collection is marked by a high level of craftsmanship', the judges noted.

Honored Science and art

  • fashion
  • design

Design is shaping the ministries’ future – from office to carrot fields

10. elokuu 2017

The students of Aalto University Design for Government course studied the collaboration skills of Civil servant 2.0 and the locality of public food procurement in Forssa.

Studies Cooperation Other

Green Core creates the tropics amid the Flow Festival

14. heinäkuu 2017

This installation, meant for relaxation, is created by students of interior architecture at Aalto.

Science and art Cooperation

Home Bioreactor, Local food from plant cell cultures

26. kesäkuu 2017

Niko Räty’s master thesis investigates acceptance of plant cell-based cellular agriculture by designing the home bioreactor (CellPod) that enables anyone to grow plant cells as a food in home environment.

Studies

  • Local food
  • Cellular Agriculture
  • biodesign_finland

Academy of Finland awards 280 000 to Arts based research project, "Floating Peripheries – Mediating the Sense of Place"

19. kesäkuu 2017

In partnership with the University of Lapland over the next four-years.

Press releases Other

BA graduate Maija Mero wins the coveted LVMH Graduate Prize 2017

19. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto graduate's impressive work was honored at the Paris event. Mero received 10 000 and was hired by LVMH-owned fashion house, Kenzo.

Other

  • Maija_Mero
  • fashion_designer
  • fashion
  • competition

Ensto finances design research and education at Aalto

9. kesäkuu 2017

The company wants to support creativity, user-experience understanding and high standard design education.

Cooperation

  • donation
  • donations
  • design

Aalto partners with Helsinki’s Flow Festival to showcase art and creativity at the Summer’s must-see music and culture event

7. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto students will be on display throughout the festival with murals, films, videos, animations, design, art education workshops and architecture.

Cooperation Press releases Science and art Other

  • animation
  • spatial_design
  • visual_communication_design
  • creativity
  • media_department
  • art_education
  • architecture
  • film

Experiential spatial design for Youth Dreams Forum

30. toukokuu 2017

Aalto University master’s students in spatial design created encouraging experiences for young people.

Studies Science and art

Fragments of the Hunt : Persistence Hunting, Tracking and Prehistoric Art

23. toukokuu 2017

How a humanities scholar and artist from Aalto unraveled an ancient mystery about cave paintings in Africa.

Press releases Other

  • dissertation

Aalto's highly anticipated fashion show kicks off in fine form at Helsinki’s Cable Factory

18. toukokuu 2017

The long catwalk was filled with the best of Finnish fashion on Wednesday night as the sold out crowd saw breathtaking pieces from this year’s show.

Studies Honored Science and art Cooperation Other

Presented by Aalto’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture, SCSMI2017 offers a rare international film conference in Finland.

17. toukokuu 2017

For 4 days in June Aalto’s Töölö Campus will be crowded by enthusiastic film and media professionals, researchers and students, gathering around 100 talks on philosophy, aesthetics, history and cognitive psychology of cinematic storytelling.

Press releases Other

  • VR
  • media_department
  • film
  • research

Future Media Center -exhibition

12. toukokuu 2017

Exhibition of the student work from the course Building Design Studio for Master students

Campus Studies Science and art Cooperation Other

Smart clothing in children’s fashion

12. toukokuu 2017

Sowon Lee´s thesis topic is a ‘Wearable Toys : smart clothing in children’s fashion’. The collection is focusing on the derivation of enjoyment or pleasure from a child by simply wearing the clothing. Sowon´s target group of this collection are six- to eight-year-old children. Based on the previously published wearable technology and smart clothing research, the necessary technology has been developed with a focus on supporting interactions between design outcomes and children.

Studies

  • smart_clothing
  • clothing
  • childen
  • sensor_technology

Aalto’s fashion design very much present during fashion week

11. toukokuu 2017

Finland’s fashion week is bringing the top international names to Helsinki.

Press releases Cooperation Other

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