Roberto Verganti Design-driven Innovation Workshop


Just before the Christmas break Aalto Arts hosted a workshop with the renowned Design Innovation Professor at Politecnico di Milano, Roberto Verganti.
The workshop looked at how ‘innovation of meaning’ is used by designers to create products that people really want, such as the Nintendo Wii or the iPhone, bringing huge commercial success. (more…)


Zero Waste Fashion & Textile Design


Four of the world’s leading zero waste fashion and textile design researchers will be giving a lecture seminar and master class at Chelsea College of Arts (more…)


Microsoft Research Design Day

Carole Collet

This year Microsoft Research extended the annual Faculty Summit to include a third day event focussed on design. Along with other leading experts, Carole Collet was invited to the summit at Microsoft’s headquarters in Washington, Seattle for a day of talks and discussions to help it to build a clearer understanding across a number of areas (more…)


Edible Alchemy Aperolab | Carole Collet & Bartaku

Carole Collet

The Edible Alchemy Aperolab took place on the 1st of February 2013, and was organised by Bartaku and Carole Collet as part of The Resilients, a European Culture Programme Project. This project has evolved over the past 2 years in collaboration with the MA (more…)

Book Launch

Textile Visionaires, Bradley Quinn


Bradley Quinn’s book ‘Textile Visionaries’, to be published by Laurence King in February 2013, looks at how technologised textiles and sustainable fabrics are driving new developments within the industry. The book will include works by TFRC researchers Carole Collet and Aurélie Mossé as examples that combine art, design, technology and (more…)