Consulting, Teaching

Design-led corporate transformation

Companies are recognizing their need to better understand their customers and develop a culture of experimentation and innovation. Design Thinking, a structured process of implementing design methods and a creative mindset, has been demonstrated to help. In short, Design Thinking […]

Research, Teaching

Regenerative Design in Marine Systems

Regenerative Design in Marine Systems is a transdisciplinary research project. The first case study builds on the previous research by Pirjo Haikola on Corporate Responsibility and Citizen Science related to marine ecosystems and Julia Lohmann on seaweed as a sustainable […]

Teaching

Conceptual and Critical Design courses

Annual Conceptual Design courses have been running since 2007, with content developing each year. While the course is influenced by Conceptual and Critical Design, it is also critical of them and aims for real-world impact. Students are encouraged to study […]

Design, Research, Teaching

Luxury of the North

“In the face of modernity, the North is losing its remoteness. Global warming is opening up international trade routes, the unique yet changing ecosystem brings scientists, tourists and conservationists, and prospects of natural resources bring the excavators. As humans are […]