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Thoughts from the Design Factory 2D Workshop

Peter’s log, day 7 Here we are in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, having a workshop with around twenty people, the topic is creative thinking. The leisurely surroundings offer great opportunity for relaxing, but the absence of normal work and routines leaves us plenty of time to have workshops. Some even successfully mix business […]

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IDBM on the go: crew environment

IDBM on the go: crew environment We are three IDBM students cruising with Aalto on Waves and working on a very interesting project together with Royal Caribbean Cruises – the public spaces for the crew on board of our cruise ship.             It is part of the course “Special Project […]

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IDBM on the go: Aalto on Waves!

The second big event of IDBM on the go is approaching: Aalto on Waves! Three students from IDBM have been taking core roles in organising this truly different learning environment: Adalgisa Santos from Aalto School of Arts & Design leading the program team, Nargis Guseynova from the Aalto Schools of Technology as member of the […]

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Life Drawing, session I and II

Task: Three hours of intensive drawing. Draw portraits of each other, while learning about the basics of life drawing and different techniques.

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Feeling Good Photography

Task: Pair up and make portraits of each other in black and white. Try and catch the essential of the personality. The final picture should please the photographer and the model.

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Aalto on Waves teaser

Aalto on Waves teaser from Aalto on Waves on Vimeo.

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Hello from the Atlantic! Farewell to Europe!

We’re sailing towards Recife, Brazil, our first out of five days at sea. It’s surprisingly calming seeing only water, 360 degrees of straight line horizon. It’s been beautiful weather today, so I’ve been enjoying the sun deck, and all the facilities that the Royal Carribean offers (including free icecream :)). Some of our ship mates […]

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Goodbye Lisbon!

We’re eating breakfast in the lounge of our hostel, and its about 2 hours before check-out. Me and some others will do some last minute shopping and sightseeing. People are surprisingly chirpy and awake today, considering the amount of free sangria and beer from last night. Well, time to say farewell to Lisbon! And if […]

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Live from Lisbon!

After a hard long day (me 2am to airport), it was nice finally arriving at the hostel. The views were amazing on the way too. Such old buildings. Me and Seera, being shutterbugs, really took to capturing the city from the bus and by a nice long walk. I started to make a personal travelblog […]

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Waves, here we come!

By Riitta Toivonen “On a day like this, Columbus discovered America. What are you planning to do?” – Loesje In the spirit of this cheerful Loesje quote, in just two days the 100-strong group of Aalto on Waves will be embarking on our trip to discovery. An early morning flight will bring us to Lisbon, […]

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