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Helsinki Design Week 2019: Designs for a Cooler Planet

Helsinki Design Week 2019 is on! 5–15 September it’s once again time for the Finnish festival that includes exhibitions, fashion shows, talks and workshops. Aalto University is the host of one of the main events. All visitors are welcome to the Otaniemi campus, where there will be eleven exhibitions organized as part of the Designs for a Cooler Planet programme.

The ‘1.5 Degrees Lifestyles’ study was conducted by an international consortium of researchers who examined 30 choices that anyone can make today to reduce emissions. What will your contribution be?
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Some of the carbon fiber reinforced plastics could be potentially replaced by nanocellulose, a natural and renewable alternative. Design: Tiina Härkäsalmi, Tuomas Pärnänen & Kim-Niklas Antin Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

These 3D foam-formed pulp structures could be used as interior acoustic elements. Design: Tiina Härkäsalmi Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

The world’s first microbe-grown headset. Image: Aivan

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