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Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community where science and art meet technology and business. We arecommitted to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. The multidisciplinary experts at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture create better living environments and change the world through artistic means. The Department of Design has 870 students, over 70 of whom are at the doctoral level. Our faculty consists of specialists in their respective fields, and teaching and research at the department are internationally recognized. Expand industrial design with human-centred approaches, strategic thinking and research. The Collaborative and Industrial Design Master programme focuses on design innovation. It’s about in-depth understanding of design’s role in society and in the emerging fields where design activities can enhance the quality of environment and people’s life. The programme teaches empathic, critical, strategic and technological skills needed in design innovation processes and encourages to explore and take over the roles unforeseen in design industry design activities can enhance the quality of environment and people’s life.

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Projects

Portable Delivery Stool

Portable Delivery Stool

Health and Well-being

Low cost birthing stool for emergency deliveries

BeoSound Orbit Music Player

BeoSound Orbit Music Player

Music

Touch the table to select a song

Ankoré

Ankoré

Emergency aid

A more humane approach to humanitarian aid

Lusia Picnic Set

Lusia Picnic Set

Urban living

A portable picnic set, designed for safety and made in prisons

Lightbound Communication System

Lightbound Communication System

Health and Well-being

Live in the light of those you love most

Freelevator

Freelevator

Cable-free elevator

A cable-free elevator that climbs up walls

Hilla Night Light

Hilla Night Light

Health and Well-being

Night lights that guide you

FLIP

FLIP

Cities and Communities

An electric scooter that gets out of your way

FIND-X

FIND-X

Water and Sanitation

Explore the ocean with your friends

Sauna Habits

Sauna Habits

Energy

Sustainable sauna (related to indoor cooking, ventilation, etc.)

Koto Small House

Koto Small House

Modular housing

A pop-up house designed to make the most of all space

CellPod

CellPod

Health and Well-being

Bioreactor for everyday healthy living (growing plant cells for food at home)

La Loma Larga

La Loma Larga

Cities and Communities

An alternative to gated communities

Co-Life Water Purification System

Co-Life Water Purification System

Water and Sanitation

Low cost water filtration system intended for use in low-infrastructure environments

The Sweater Work / Shop

The Sweater Work / Shop

Work and Economic Growth

Destroy your old sweater and make a new one