NODUS TALKS series 2017

June 15, 2017

NODUS TALKS series 2017

The NODUS TALKS series brings together researchers and practitioners on topics relevant to design, innovation and sustainability. Presentations are followed by a panel discussion, both in English. The events are free (please register in advance).   ***   NODUS TALKS #4: Open Design. Open Society?   with Cindy Kohtala and Jason Selvarajan Thursday 15 June 2017, 16.00-18.00 Design Museum, Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki   Cindy...

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Talk: Fab Labs and experiments in democratizing technologies

May 6, 2016

Talk: Fab Labs and experiments in democratizing technologies

TIME: Tuesday 10.5.2016, 8:30-10:30 PLACE: Aalto Media Factory, Aalto ARTS Arabia This talk is given as a part of Researchers’ Breakfast series, organized by Aalto Media Factory in collaboration with Aalto Factories as well as Research and Innovation Services. Fab Labs are shared community workshops where people can design and make their own products. They are an important part of the ‘maker movement’, a collection of all kinds of...

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F/T Futures – New research group on sustainable fashion and textile

September 6, 2015

F/T Futures – New research group on sustainable fashion and textile

The Fashion/Textile Futures is a new research group at Department of Design, in Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. The group explores new perspectives on human-centered design research. The group approaches research in the field of fashion, clothing and textiles in multi-faceted ways, with a strong research focus on sustainable fashion and textiles. The group is led by professor Kirsi Niinimäki. Her work focuses on the...

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The New Global – action research and innovation project at Aalto University

October 2, 2014

The New Global – action research and innovation project at Aalto University

The New Global is an action research and innovation project led by a multidisciplinary research team from Aalto University in Finland, led by School of BIZ. The project aims to study and develop frugal and reverse innovations globally through action research, experimentation, co-creation, and rapid prototyping in the field. The project research sites are located in Mexico, Tanzania, India during 2014. As a collaborative platform it offers...

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Design for Government course

February 16, 2014

Design for Government course

The role of governments and public sector is of utmost importance in achieving sustainability, and now the world is witnessing designers helping just that. Helsinki Design Lab of Finland, MindLab of Denmark, and Public Policy Lab of New York are just the beginning, and the city of Helsinki has just hired three “city designers”.   DfG, a pilot course under Creative Sustainability The emergent domain of design requires a new set...

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