Kirsi Niinimäki

Kirsi Niinimäki

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
A803 Dept. 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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Fit for the future : Garment quality and product lifetimes in a CE context.

Riikka Piippo, Kirsi Niinimäki, Maarit Aakko 2022 Sustainability (Switzerland)

Designing for and with Garment Repair: an Exploration of Future Possibilities

Marium Durrani, Kirsi Niinimäki, Shirley McLauchlan 2021 PLATE Product Lifetimes And The Environment 2019 - Conference Proceedings

 Framing Regenerative Fashion

Aino Korhonen, Kirsi Niinimäki 2021 Proceedings of Responsible Fashion Series 2021

Clothes Sharing in Cities: the case of fashion leasing

Kirsi Niinimäki 2021 The Modern Guide to the Urban Sharing Economy

Emerging DIY activities to enable well-being and connected societies

Kirsi Niinimäki, Marium Durrani, Cindy Kohtala 2021 Craft Research

From Fast to Slow: How to Construct a Better Balance in the Fashion System

Kirsi Niinimäki 2021 Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Other kind(s) of fashion

Kirsi Niinimäki, Elina Onkinen, Kasia Korniak, Sofia Ilmonen, Hanna Herva, Sini Saavala, Noora Ainasoja, Henna Lampinen, Anna Semi 2021

Value-driven fashion cultures through eco-luxury

Kirsi Niinimäki, Linda Turunen 2021 Fashioning Social & Cultural Innovation. Design empowering communities to foster sustainability in culture intensive industries

 Garment quality and product lifetimes

Riikka Piippo, Kirsi Niinimäki 2021 4th PLATE 2021 Virtual Conference, 26-28 May 2021