Kirsi Niinimäki

Kirsi Niinimäki

Associate professor
Associate professor
Department of Design

Kirsi Niinimäki is Associate Professor in Design, especially Fashion Research, and the leader of the Fashion/Textiles Futures research group. Throughout her research Niinimäki aims towards a new, holistic understanding in the field of sustainable fashion and textiles and therefore her focus is on the connection between design, manufacturing systems, business models and consumption habits. Circular economy, strategic design, design practices and multidisciplinary collaboration are the base for her scientific knowledge building.

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Conditions for experiential knowledge exchange in collaborative research across the sciences and creative practice

Camilla Groth, Margherita Pevere, Kirsi Niinimäki, Pirjo Kääriäinen 2020 CoDesign

The environmental price of fast fashion

Kirsi Niinimäki, Greg Peters, Helena Dahlbo, Patsy Perry, Timo Rissanen, Alison Gwilt 2020 Nature Review; Earth and Environment

Solving the systemic challenges in textile and fashion industry

Kirsi Niinimäki, Essi Karell, Minna Halme, Marja Rissanen, Linda Turunen, Samuli Patala, Olli Sahimaa 2020

Kestävä kehitys tekstiili- ja vaateteollisuudessa

Kirsi Niinimäki 2020 Tekstiililehti

Applied DDMI: A white paper on how design-driven material innovation methodology was applied in the Trash-2-Cash project

Christian Tubito, Rebecka Earley, Dawn Ellams, Kate Goldsworthy, Rosie Hornbuckle, Kirsi Niinimäki, Emma Östmark, Veronica Sarbach, Marjaana Tanttu 2019

YABBA DABBA DOO: Boosting Multidisciplinary Innovation through Design-driven Approach.

Kirsi Niinimäki 2019 Next Wave, 21st DMI: Academic Design Management Conference