Studia Generalia lectures
Autumn 2020

Upcoming lectures

5th November 2020
Creativity techniques: TRIZ

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

The lecture is partly in Finnish.

13th November 2020
Principles of digital costume design methods in computer-animated films

Maarit Kalmakurki, MA & Scenographer Doctoral Candidate at Aalto University

17th November 2020
Designing with the Underserved: An Exploration of the Complexities of Design in South Africa from the perspective of the SDGs

Angus Donald CampbellHead of Department & Senior Lecturer, Department of Industrial Design, University of Johannesburg (UJ)

Past lectures

20th October 2020
Service Ecosystem Design

Josina Vink, Associate Professor in Service Design, Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) & Design Lead, Center for Connected Care (C3) Norway


Reunion is an event for all Finnish design school staff. The aim is to enhance the collaboration between the schools.

The first Reunion event was held in the January 2020. The second was organised virtually in the October 2020.

Design 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.