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Kuopio Academy of Design
projects

Bold design projects

Our projects increase design knowledge and promote training in the field. Together with businesses, communities, and individuals, we are developing the industry to create collaboration and social benefits.

Kiertoon
1.10.2018–28.6.2019

The Kiertoon project combines young people and designers around a product design project during the spring of 2019. In the project, a product is designed from recycled materials for a local organization, while learning about design, the design process and client work.

 

The project's Finnish website

Latest past projects

FOB!
Form Follows Business
1.3.2016–28.2.2018

The FOB! Form Follows Business project was a development project for designers and businesses of different fields, and it aimed to develop design-based services and business models. The project was funded by the North Savo ELY Centre, the Business Services of the City of Kuopio and Kuopion Rouvasväenyhdistys ry.

The project's Finnish website

Pallo haltuun
3.10.2016–30.6.2017

The Pallo haltuun project was realized by the Kuopio Rouvasväenyhdistys ry in cooperation with Kuopion Palloseura and the City of Kuopio. The project was funded by the North Savo ELY Centre, the City of Kuopio, Kuopion Palloseura and Kuopion Rouvasväenyhdistys ry.

The project's Finnish website

Nuorten oma Kuopio, the city designed for young people

In October 2015, Kuopion Rouvasväenyhdistys and the City of Kuopio started a pilot project Nuorten Oma Kuopio! – the city designed for young people. The project utilized participatory urban design methods and aimed to engage and involve young people from Kuopio in the design and implementation of a common environment.

The project's Finnish website