University Teacher Anna van der Lei

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Anna Van der Lei

Anna van der Lei (1984 Amsterdam), a mix of Dutch and Finnish nationality, is a University Teacher in contemporary design at the Aalto University.
In 2008 she graduated with honor from the Design Academy Eindhoven, after which she worked for a major design brand in London before starting her own design practice in 2010. As a designer, Anna’s work varies from analog material studies to explorations in the technological world. Her teaching reflects the contemporary and experimental approach she has towards design.

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Experimental Design

Experimental Design

The course follows a pre-determined and changing topic that establishes the frame inside which the students work. Each time a different corporate partner is involved in determining the characteristics of the introduced course case.

Contemporary Design
bio materiality

Bio Materiality

As biomaterial is a broad and currently widely used term, the students learn to explore and discover new perspectives to biomaterials and understand how to create their own creative approach towards these materials.

Contemporary Design
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