Contemporary Design

Lecturer Nathalie Lautenbacher

Lecturer Nathalie Lautenbacher
Nathalie Lautenbacher in her studio
Nathalie Lautenbacher

French-Finnish ceramist and designer Nathalie Lautenbacher has worked in Aalto University as lecturer in Design since 2001. She teaches a variety of courses both in BA and MA levels encouraging students to hands-on, material inspired studies in studio work. Many of the projects run by her deal with food culture and the tabletop.
Lautenbacher runs her own studio focusing on small scale production of tableware as well as unique ceramic art and installation works. She shows actively her works via national and international projects and exhibitions.


STEPS. Floor tiles. Caspar Åkerblom and Liisa Vuorenpää. Material: stained stoneware and engobe

Product Design in Ceramics

The practical realization of a design project in ceramics, the theme of which changes yearly: from tabletop to surface design and others. The task is to design small scale utilitarian objects.

Contemporary Design

Latest publications

The possibilities of geopolymers for greener studio ceramics

Johannes Kaarakainen, Priska Falin, Luis Huaman, Maarit Mäkelä, Nathalie Lautenbacher 2023 Nordes 2023: This Space Intentionally Left Blank

Direct CO2 capture by alkali-dissolved cellulose and sequestration in building materials and artificial reef structures

Guillermo Reyes, Mabel Vega-Coloma, Anna Antonova, Rubina Ajdary, Solene Jonveaux, Colleen Flanigan, Nathalie Lautenbacher, Orlando J. Rojas 2023 Advanced Materials


Nathalie Lautenbacher 2022

Hidden - Aistien muodot (Satelliittinäyttely)

Nathalie Lautenbacher, Naoto Niidome 2022

Hidden: Forms of the Senses

Nathalie Lautenbacher 2022

IAC Members' Best Exhibition

Nathalie Lautenbacher 2022

Kaiku: Nathalie Lautenbacher & Naoto Niidome Exhibition

Nathalie Lautenbacher, Naoto Niidome 2022

Listen to the Forest that Grows

Nathalie Lautenbacher 2022

Sivupolkuja ja epätäydellisyyksiä

Nathalie Lautenbacher, Ulla Fogelholm, Tero Salomaa, Ulla Arjamaa, Tarja Malmi-Raike 2022 Hashi
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