Niko Luoma to start cooperation with Uniqlo

12. maaliskuu 2018

The international clothing chain Uniqlo will launch a collection based on the art of the Finnish artist.


Helsinki Photomedia 2018 focuses on post-truth era via photography

9. maaliskuu 2018

The international photography research conference will bring together over 100 academics from all over the world.


Film Memento helped uncover how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues

21. helmikuu 2018

Key repeating moments in the film give viewers the information they need to understand the storyline. The scenes cause identical reactions in the viewer’s brain. The results deepen our understanding of how the brain functions, how narratives work in film, and memory mechanisms impaired by conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Science and art Press releases


15. helmikuu 2018

Intervention In Urban Space book presents three different perspectives on intervention art through projects done by the authors Anna Jensen, Denise Ziegler and Taina Rajanti as well as a collective introduction that considers the concept and background of intervention art.

Studies Science and art

Landscape Observatory explored the state of landscape planning in Finland

26. tammikuu 2018

A recent study shows that developing sustainable landscape planning requires more cooperation.


Sami themes will become games

26. tammikuu 2018

Sami Game Jam will bring together experienced game developers and Sami people interested in game development in Utsjoki in February.


Architecture Speaks discussion brings Peter Zumthor to Finland Jan 17

10. tammikuu 2018

World-famous architects Peter Zumthor and Juhani Pallasmaa will discuss the being and state of architecture.

The new Design Club scholarship supports young people's ideas

10. tammikuu 2018

The purpose is to promote business opportunities for design and art.

Finnish network model for art education doctoral studies has international potential

19. joulukuu 2017

Aalto University coordinated a Finnish art education doctoral studies (FADS) consortium over four years.


Prize-winning photographer Maija Tammi looks for new ways to depict sickness in photographic art

12. joulukuu 2017

Doctoral thesis ”Sick Photography. Representations of Sickness in Art Photography” is examined 12th December.

Science and art

Architect students’ Lähi(ö)tori Exhibition in the Learning Centre

6. joulukuu 2017

The students visioned revitalizing of the Haaga, Malmi and Vuosaari suburban squares. Their exhibition Lähi(ö)tori was seen at the Lähiöfest2017 festival in Teurastamo this autumn.

Yrjö Sotamaa receives the Golden Estlander Medal

6. joulukuu 2017

Professor Yrjö Sotamaa from Aalto University has been awarded the Golden Estlander Medal 2017 by Design Forum Finland.

Honored Other

Design For Government raised interest in the EU Design Days 2017

4. joulukuu 2017

Aalto University’s Design for Government (DfG) course and its outcomes were presented at the EU Design Days on 19–20 September in Brussels.


The latest installation lectures available on video

27. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of water-repellent surfaces and health promotive urban environment, among other things.

Science and art

Aalto University’s fashion students’ works at an exhibition in Tokyo

22. marraskuu 2017

The fashion students’ collections are presented at an invitational exhibition at the famous 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Gallery 3 in Tokyo, Japan on 2–3 December, 2017.

Press releases

Art of Research conference 2017 focuses on artist-researcher as catalyst

20. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University is organizing the sixth Art of Research conference November 29-30 by theme “Catalyses, interventions and transformations”.

Students planned a rooftop sauna in the centre of London

20. marraskuu 2017

A Finnish sauna has opened London, shimmering on evening light on the banks of the River Thames. The sauna is the result of Aalto's and Southbank Centre's co-operation.


Kela's new maternity package is designed by Robert Lönnqvist

15. marraskuu 2017

New look for the 2018 edition of the Finnish maternity package is Day Dream, designed by Aalto University Master's student Robert Lönnqvist. The maternity package will turn 80 years next year and is given out by Kela.

Department of Design well established in the Global Grad Show in Dubai

15. marraskuu 2017

Four projects from the Department of Design have been curated to be exhibited at the Global Grad Show 13-18 November 2017 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

Professor Masood Masoodian asked tricky things already as a child

10. marraskuu 2017

A good researcher has tunnel vision sensible for details, visual design expert says.

Science and art

ETH Zurich's Dietmar Eberle on campus (Recap)

1. marraskuu 2017

A visit to Aalto University by Dietmar Eberle, Professor at ETH Zurich Department of Architecture.

ProDE game opens the way to the world of directed evolution

30. lokakuu 2017

Master’s students Lassi Vapaakallio and Laura Laakso constructed a game about last year's Millenium Technology Prize winner Frances Arnold’s directed evolution technology. The game was commissioned and funded by TAF, Technology Academy Finland.

Science and art Cooperation

Kokoon nominated as Wood Award candidate

23. lokakuu 2017

The Kokoon house of Aalto University students is among the 15 Wood Award 2017 nominees. The house provides a compact solution for the challenges of temporary accommodation.


Welcome to the Island of Trojan Horses!

16. lokakuu 2017

An exhibition, or rather an island for reading and discussing questions about working life, is brought to the Aalto University Learning Centre Lobby by the Trojan Horse collective.

Media students ready for space festival in India

11. lokakuu 2017

After a year of developing, testing, sharing and experimenting, the Aalto University Media students are ready to move their space-related installation to India.

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