The Long Read by Aalto ARTS

The Long Read by Aalto ARTS

Aalto ARTS 150 - Events

ARTS 150 years banner created by students Milena Rinne and Hanna-Kaisa Eskelinen

This year, we are celebrating 150 years of Art, Design and Architecture at Aalto University. During the anniversary year, the school organizes numerous events in the form of seminars, lectures, conferences, exhibitions and fashion shows. These events showcase the three cross-cutting approaches linked to Aalto University - sustainability, an entrepreneurial mindset and radical creativity.

Have a look at all the upcoming events and join in our celebrations!


Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021

Helsinki Design Week 2021 lands in Otaniemi in September, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

What is wise to design for future generations? Luxurious biocolours from fields, wearable solar cells and a lot more. Have a look into the future!

Steven Holl Portrait

Visiting lecture: Steven Holl

Steven Holl, world-famous architect will give an online visiting lecture on "Air/Light/Greenspace: Post-covid Architecture". The event is organised by the School of Arts, Design and Architecture and Oulu University.

Kantava maa Solid Ground

SOLID GROUND – Kantava maa

An exhibition presenting an extensive selection of ceramics by Aalto alumni, staff and students.

Designer Leevi Ikäheimo's anatomical knitwear (2020)


Intimacy situates at the intersection of novel politicization and digital disruption of fashion.It updates our understanding of Finnish clothing and accessory design into the 2020s, exploring the intimate relationship between the body and the clothes we wear and introducing visitors to the creative design process, from initial sketches to the finished products.


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On gray background, many thin wavy lines go through as one in orange, green and yellow colors. Text says "From Lab to Market"
Online event

From Lab to Market — I got a PhD, what’s next?

Welcome to the latest From Lab to Market event to hear about alternative career paths for researchers!
Image of Helena Sandman

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of design, Architect M.Sc. Helena Sandman

The title of the thesis is Empathy Matters: Architecture for the world's majority
Press release Arja Karhumaa_ Nocturne

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Visual Communication Design, MA Arja Karhumaa

The title of the thesis is Epä/igenesis: Tekstin muotoilu uusmateriaalisena kirjoitta/umisena. Tutkielma Y
Press release photo Seungho Park-Lee

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of design, MA Seungho Park-Lee

The title of the thesis is Briefing at the pre-project phase in design consulting: How design consultants navigate through uncertainty while briefing and selling simultaneously
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We maintain close ties with our alumni, employers, companies and communities, and actively seek partners that embrace creativity and risk-taking.

For further collaboration and engagement
Kipsari student lounge photo by Tuomas Uusheimo
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