Philip Dean
Department of Media

Philip Dean

Professor (Design Practices)

Contact information

Postal address
Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo
Full researcher profile


Philip Dean is the professor of New Media Management and the Head of the Department of Media within the Aalto University, School of Arts, Design & Architecture. His main role is as executive director of the research operations of the department.

Areas of expertise

New Media, Digitisation, Media Design, Interaction Design, Service Design, Photography

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Media
Jun 2018

Apple Design Award Apple Design Awards highlight excellence in app and game design. Awarded to MA student of New Media Design & Production, Ilari Niitamo. The award was for an App for children named, BANDIMAL, developed by him at YATATOY, a company in which he is a partner. Description of the development of the App is an integral part of Niitamo's MA thesis, evaluated in late 2018.


Department of Media

Media Lab 20 Helsinki

Publishing year: 2014
Department of Media

Promoting Design for All in Finland. Experiences of successful collaboration of users and designers at the University of Art and Design Helsinki

Publishing year: 2009 Design for All