18.06.2013 Petteri Nisunen and Tommi Grönlund have been granted a prestigious international art award by the World Cultural Council in recognition of their work with modern art, their interdisciplinary artistic approach and their views of synthesis.
29.04.2013 Master of Arts Satu Maaranen, who graduated from the Department of Design of the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, in Finland, has won the Grand Prix at the Hyères Fashion Festival with her collection for women. The prize is worth EUR 15 000. The inspiration for Maaranen's Garment in Landscape collection was landscape and its artistic interpretation. In addition, the prize includes EUR 3 000 from the Ra concept store and a collection to be produced in cooperation with Petit Bateau. The top fashion houses are interested in Maaranen and her collection.
11.03.2013 Jussi Lehtomäki won the best student price with his documentary film Aamulla viemme lapset metsään (Out into the Woods) (ELO, 2012) at the Tampere Film Festival which was held on 6 - 10 March 2013 in Tampere, Finland. Out into the Woods takes the audience into the middle of a storytelling moment, and sends the viewer on a journey into the dark woods.
08.01.2013 The Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture held its anniversary gala on 7 January. The programme began with the exquisite opening lectures of the school’s 13 new professors and continued with speeches and other festivities.
08.11.2012 The Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2012 was awarded 8 November 2012 by Design Forum Finland to professor of Aalto University, clothing and fashion designer Jasmiine Julin-Aro. The exhibition is on display at the Designgallery 12 series (Design Museum’s Gallery) until 2 December.
26.10.2012 The Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture will organise its fourth Formal Conferment Ceremony for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in the field of art and design on 11 January 2013.
12.09.2012 The winner of the 2012 Habitare Design Competition was Leo Lindroos with his design 'Sunset Camera'. Lindroos was awarded the €6,000 main prize.
12.03.2012 The National Competition at Tampere’s film festival was a celebration for the Department of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design’s films. The films “Burden of My Heart”, “Hypermarket Nation”, “Korsoteoria” (So It Goes), “Äidit” (Mothers) and “Pyramidi” (Pyramid) enjoyed great success at the film festival that finished at the last weekend.
07.02.2012 The Estlander Silver Medals were awarded to Aalto University Professors Kalevi Ekman, Raimo Nikkanen and Markku Salimäki in recognition of significant achievement on behalf of Finnish design.
Distinguished professionals honoured at the first anniversary gala of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture
11.01.2012 The School of Arts, Design and Architecture started its first year with an anniversary gala where for the first time representatives of the design sectors were joined by architectural professionals.
16.12.2011 The student of the School of Art and Design, Anne Golaz has been awarded the first Prize in the Lumi Photographic Art Awards 2011.
20.09.2011 The City of Shanghai has conferred Professor emeritus Yrjö Sotamaa the Magnolia Silver Award of 2011, together with 46 other foreign citizens.