Events

29th
September2020
Studia Generalia: Katarina Wetter-Edman
15–16
6th
October2020
Reunion
9:45–16:15
5th
November2020
Studia Generalia: Creativity techniques: TRIZ
12–16
Studia Generalia

29th September 2020 | 15:00–16:00

Service design: principles and practices for private, public and policy value creation.

Katarina Wetter-Edman, PhD in design and MFA in industrial design, HDK-School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg University

Register here

5th November 2020 | 12:00–16:00

Creativity techniques: TRIZ
In the presentations professionals give examples of utilising TRIZ method. The event will be held partly in Finnish.

Kalevi Rantanen, author and the science journalist of the year 2019
Leonid Chechurin, professor, Lappeenranta University of Technology

Register by 30th October

Spring Forum

Design Spring Forum is an annual event covering current topics of design education. The aim is to profile and develop Finnish higher education for design.

The first Spring Forum was organized in the April 2019 and the second event covering international topics on May 2019.

Studia Generalia | Katarina Wetter-Edman
Service design: principles and practices for private, public and policy value creation.
REUNION
Reuniting despite of exceptional times! REUNION orrganised in the Oactober 6th is an open event considering the future of design education and collaboration between the Finnish design schools.
Virtual exhibition creates new possibilities
Virtual exhibitions are now created one after another. Although virtual form is the only possible way to arrange an exhibition at the moment, the outcomes are something new and innovative. This happened also at the Finnish Design Academy.
#remotedesignacademy invites to share greetings from home
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Design degree shows under corona
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The first Finnish design event in virtual reality
Spring Forum is an annual event organised by the Finnish design education network. The Spring Forum organized 16th and 17th April 2020 was the first public event in Finland held in a virtual reality.
Prepare for the Spring Forum
Two day event for design students focuses oon the future of design profession and the meaning of design for creating a better and more meaningful future.
Spring Forum 2020: Meaningful Future
Do you ever wonder how the future is going to be? How to find a meaningful job? The Spring Forum is an event, held in Aalto University, focusing on the future of design.
Campus Arabia – Helsinki Design Week 2019
Campus Arabia opens up views to the present and future Metropolia University of Applied Sciences’ design and creative studies. The work and working environment of designers are facing continuous transformations. Tools that utilize virtual and extended reality bring along new working habits. The campus area introduces the design unit’s practical work projects and new learning …
Photos and videos from Extending Design Realities – the Cumulus Conference Pre-Event
The Cumulus Conference 2019 Pre-Event Extending Design Realities was held on Tuesday 28th of May at Metropolia Arabia campus. The event was organized by Augmented Urbans and Finnish Design Academy projects. There were interesting keynote speeches by five professionals of the field; Gunita Kuļikovska (Architect, VR entrepreneur, Opinion Leader CEO, Vividly),  Jarmo Suomisto (Project Manager, City of …