To realize a new space for the Creative Sustainability (CS) and International Design Business Management (IDBM) MA programs at Aalto University, I collaborated with a colleague. We started with the organization and facilitation of a workshop with the future users. Students from both programs attended, and gave their ideas and wishes, guided by the activities planned in advance. After the workshop, we set out an … Continue reading Spacement

And then I thought,

wearing a helmet when cycling on Hämeentie wouldn’t actually make it more safe. It’s a pseudo safety if anything. Hämeentie, for those not living in Helsinki, is quite a big street. One of the 2 main traffic arteries starting in the centre. The first part is actually called Kaivokatu. After a large roundabout it continues as Unioninkatu, crossing the Pitkäsilta bridge to become Siltasaarenkatu. Then … Continue reading And then I thought,


With IdeaScout, a company located in Tampere, Finland, I have been involved in a number of so called “charrettes”. They are intense three to five day workshops, during which students, faculty and staff work together to ideate an improved working and learning environment. Attention is also paid to the services supporting the interior plan and functions. What needs to be in place to make the … Continue reading Charrette


What? Appelstroop? Well, yes! It’s Dutch! It’s one of the many many culinary delicacies that never received credit accross the border. It’s a black thick syrup, almost jelly like. It’s made of apples, sugar, and a lot of patience! I wanted to try to make this, because I was craving it, and, as you might expect, I couldn’t find it in Helsinki. So, I bought … Continue reading Appelstroop

DFI Booklet

During my internship at Design Factory India, I was asked to gather of their previous projects, and bundle them in a booklet. I took inspiration from the booklets made by Design Factory India before. I gathered information on the projects, and sought out the most appealing images from each projects. Some images required editing, which I did using Photoshop. The booklet is currently used as … Continue reading DFI Booklet

Unused spaces, exhibition at MoA

To gather attention around the issue of vacant spaces in the different campuses of Aalto University campuses I exhibited photographs of such spaces on the Masters of Aalto graduation exhibition. The photos were then transferred onto wooden boxes which I had produced for the purpose of this exhibition. The arrangement of the boxes and images emphasizes the topic. The topic is extensively researched in my thesis, … Continue reading Unused spaces, exhibition at MoA