Aalto University on-display at Helsinki Design Week

A recap of Aalto's many activities as part of the city wide festival of arts and design.

Each year Helsinki Design Week highlights some of the best and brightest in the Helsinki region and beyond.  This year is no different with countless Aalto projects included in their impressive line up. Below are just a few you can discover throughout the month of September. Full listing available online:

Aalto Fashion Exhibition
Dipoli Gallery (Otakaari 24)
The first exhibition in the brand new Dipoli Gallery presents top collections of Aalto University's fashion design students.

Book Talks - Dialogues on Design and Society
Design Museum (Korkeavuorenkatu 23)
Welcome to Design Research Book Talks, a series of dialogues with leading design researchers from Aalto University’s Department of Design

Design Education Futures
Design Factory (Betonimiehenkuja 5 C)
Come hear the Visual Communication Design students of Aalto University present their vision for the design education of the future. 

Functional & Emotional Design exhibition
Marian Sairaala, (building 3)
Functional and Emotional Design exhibition presents works from Aalto University’s Functional Clothing & Materials and Colour & Material Design courses.

Glitter & Noise exhibition
Arabia Foye (Hämeetie 135 C)
The Glitter and Noise exhibition presents outcomes of a year long research in ceramics and glass by Ekin Kayis.

Human Cities Architecture exhibition
Dipoli  Building (Otakaari 24)
Human Cities/ Challenging the City Scale is a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. 

Lost In The Wood(s) book launch
Design Museum (Korkeavuorenkatu 23)
Lost in the Wood(s) is a new book on the circular economy by Aalto ARTS Books.

Progress & Repeat exhibition
8.9–28.9. 2017
Herald Herlin Learning Center (Otaniementie 9, Espoo)
Aalto ARTS Design students explore the combination of digital technology and handcraft in textile print design, from visual research and sketching to the final presentation of the hand-printed works.

RED" RED? RED! - Crafting Plastic Waste Exhibition
Unioninkatu 25
Students turned old Coca-Cola crates into art and design pieces during an experimental design course.

Samuji Talks: Jenni Reuter
Samuji Courtyard (Erottajankatu 9b)
Samuji Talks is a conversation series about creativity, society, sustainability, aesthetics, art and kindness hosted by journalist Ville Blåfield.

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