5 results for News, Contemporary Design

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion encourages leaders to make difficult decisions and establish a ‘do-tank’ way of collaborating at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Contemporary design enables critical reflection

Design is the method with which we shape our world. The new MA Contemporary Design combines material-led design with critical and conceptual thinking practices.
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What is contemporary design?

We need to redesign everything—but how?

Meeting sustainable development goals requires more collaboration between disciplines.
Research & Art
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Redesigning everything for sustainability. Illustration by Marika Latsone

The trip to Venice—in the words of the students

Contemporary design students spent a week in Venice setting up the exhibition and gathering soil samples for the research.
Research & Art, Studies
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Sediment sampling in the historical centre of Venice with the Limnos sampler provided by the Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE. Image: Pauliina Purhonen

Working with contaminated soil in Venice

Revealing human traces in Venice Biennale.
Research & Art
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Coiling vases from the local earthenware and painting the vases with the local earth in Earth Laboratory, Venice, August 2019. Photo: Catharina Kajander