During the autumn semester you can explore Finnish peasant culture and its handmade items by approaching design from the function´s perspective. In the Academy of Design you can learn what does practical and simple design mean and how it appeared in Finnish peasant culture. During the autumn, we will design and make functional objects and learn how Finnishness is related to designed objects.
The curriculum of autumn term includes the visit to the Eemilä Home Museum, wooden dish, weaving, himmeli (Finnish decoration made of straws) and mold for the gingerbread cookies.
During a term, 3.25 credits of the basic studies will be completed. In addition, it is possible to complete optional studies (1–3 credits).
+ Crafts as part of visual culture 0.5 credits.
+ The design and production process of crafts 2.75 credits.
Children’s Design Academy (7–9)
on Mondays at 17–19.30.
Childrens´ Design Academy (10–12)
on Tuesdays at 17-19.30.
Teens’ Design Academy (13–16)
on Thursdays at 16:30–19.
Adults’ Design Academy
on Wednesdays at 17–20.