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27.06.2012 - Tatu Marttila
As a designer that has worked a bit with new media technologies (with a minor in new media), it is good to have a look how these great new technologies are helping us to develop ourselves as human beings. Today we have web 2.0, social media platforms and computers in our pockets. But have we develo...Read more ››
25.06.2012 - Tatu Marttila
In relation to sustainable innovation, the design professionals are looking for ways to gather new ideas regarding sustainable societal practices. Such approaches call for open distribution of knowledge and best practices. The fitting term for sustainable transformation in society – “social innovat...Read more ››
15.06.2012 - Tatu Marttila
While I was visiting Melbourne, I also paid a quick visit to Centre for Ecological Research and Studies (CERES). The visual fabric of this small area reminded me of Christiania in Copenhagen, which is in many ways a suburb out of some hippies’ dream (of course there are difficult issues there as well...Read more ››
08.06.2012 - Tatu Marttila
While doing my research exchange here in Australia I paid a visit to Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, to check out their work in relation to design. When visiting the university, I also visited their Design Factory, a concept inspired by and in collaboration with the Design Factory at Aal...Read more ››
03.06.2012 - Tatu Marttila
Lately I’ve been working as a visiting research fellow in Brisbane, Australia, at Griffith University, Queensland College of Art (QCA). Here, I’ve been fortunate to follow the work of Professor Tony Fry, a design educator, theorist and practitioner, who is focusing on ways to ‘redesign the design...Read more ››
Tatu Marttila is a researcher and a doctoral candidate, who is interested in how to change unsustainable aspects of design practice. With a background in industrial design and in new media design, he is working as a teacher, design researcher and a post-graduate student in NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group at Department of Design, in Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Tatu is currently carrying out a research exchange in Brisbane, Australia. He is blogging about design education for sustainability, and aims to cover insights on the differences and similarities in design teaching, in Aalto University and Down Under. The overall focus is to reflect on how designers can pursue deeper understanding about their practice, and how the academia can support this challenge.