Kela's new maternity package is designed by Robert Lönnqvist

15. marraskuu 2017

New look for the 2018 edition of the Finnish maternity package is Day Dream, designed by Aalto University Master's student Robert Lönnqvist. The maternity package will turn 80 years next year and is given out by Kela.

Department of Design well established in the Global Grad Show in Dubai

15. marraskuu 2017

Four projects from the Department of Design have been curated to be exhibited at the Global Grad Show 13-18 November 2017 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

ETH Zurich's Dietmar Eberle on campus (Recap)

1. marraskuu 2017

A visit to Aalto University by Dietmar Eberle, Professor at ETH Zurich Department of Architecture.

Aalto's Degree Programme in Fashion ranked fifth best in the world

31. lokakuu 2017

Aalto University made it to top five for the second time in fashion schools’ global listing, run by the Business of Fashion (BoF) website.

Other

  • BoF
  • fashion
  • Ranking

Kokoon nominated as Wood Award candidate

23. lokakuu 2017

The Kokoon house of Aalto University students is among the 15 Wood Award 2017 nominees. The house provides a compact solution for the challenges of temporary accommodation.

Honored

Creative and smart digital services for public sector organisations developed at PSHACK100 course

17. lokakuu 2017

Students are expected to bring forward innovations to support a client-centred approach.

Studies

  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • digitalisation
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Welcome to the Island of Trojan Horses!

16. lokakuu 2017

An exhibition, or rather an island for reading and discussing questions about working life, is brought to the Aalto University Learning Centre Lobby by the Trojan Horse collective.

Media students ready for space festival in India

11. lokakuu 2017

After a year of developing, testing, sharing and experimenting, the Aalto University Media students are ready to move their space-related installation to India.

Contribute to the Dipoli Living Room Housewarming

11. lokakuu 2017

There is an accumulative exhibition project going on in Dipoli that grows across three weeks, until October 27.

Design students and staff discussed ceramics in Ceramic Values conference

10. lokakuu 2017

Students and staff presented their work and ideas about ceramics at an international conference in Stoke-on-Trent – a historical center of ceramics production.

Science and art

Documentary of citizens activism in Helsinki

6. lokakuu 2017

“Not all the activists go on the streets with flags”, is a short film produced by Luca Acito as part of his master thesis at Aalto University, Master in Collaborative and Industrial Design.

Science and art

  • urban_studies
  • Helsinki
  • Thesis

Alumni Elina Brotherus on exhibition in Paris

3. lokakuu 2017

Aalto University alumni, photographer Elina Brotherus has an exhibition at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. The exhibition "Règle du jeu" (Game Rules) presents a renewed Brotherus.

Other

Janne Pärssinen second in Helkama cargo bicycle design competition

2. lokakuu 2017

Electrically assisted “Kaari” bike is a variant of the traditional two wheeled cargo bicycle.

Honored

  • design

Heidi Karjalainen is the Young Designer of the Year 2017

27. syyskuu 2017

MA fashion student Heidi Karjalainen won the prize of the Young Designer of the Year. Her design of the Finnish folk costume combines traditional men's pinstripe with women's formal party wear.

Other Honored

  • Pirjo_Hirvonen
  • Heidi_Karjalainen
  • Young_Designer_of_the_Year
  • fashion

Developing design learning

25. syyskuu 2017

More collaboration with Art Education in Aalto University and SuoMu, the Finnish Association of Design Learning

Cooperation Studies

  • design_education
  • art
  • art_education
  • design

Immersive tour into Rembrandt’s painting from 1632

25. syyskuu 2017

Interactive diorama, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is a virtual reality simulation, that takes a visitor deep into a painting by Rembrandt from 1632. It allows an immersive exploration in a space beyond the 2D surface.

Other

Photography student Karl Ketamo’s work in the Photo X Photoville

25. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University MA student from the photographic unit, Karl Ketamo, has been curated to be part of the Rotterdam Photo X Photoville photo festival 12-24 September. Ketamo is one of four visual artists presented in the festival’s exhibition “(Un)Bound”.

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

  • Anssi_Pulkkinen
  • Habitare

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

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