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Sofia Guridi, a doctoral student at Aalto University’s Bioinnovation Center, wants to introduce bio-based smart textiles that help improve people’s everyday life.
The power of creativity and sustainability brought together stakeholders, alumni, researchers and staff of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded bloomsNearly half of cut flowers end up in the trash, never making their way to dinner tables or first dates
Contemporary Design MA Articles
Approaching the Earthenware Heritage: Accidental Archaeology of Brick Buildings and Their Fragments by Amedeo MartinesThe thesis illustrates a practice-led approach to acknowledge and emotionally connect with the Finnish earthenware heritage by encountering brick architecture and picking fragments in the municipalities of Helsinki and Espoo.
The act of remembering takes its toll: each recall creates distance from the initial event, a memory of the memory. If I Don’t Remember This, Nobody Will manifests the intangible: what does forgetting look like?