Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design (FaCT) is one of the three majors of the Master’s Programme in Design. Grounded on research-based knowledge on the societal, cultural and global change, the studies in Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design nurture creative exploration and conceptual thinking on a high artistic and professional level. Moreover, the major provides understanding of the global industry and its impact on environment, society and business. Students are challenged to explore multidisciplinary collaboration and possibilities of new technologies, new materials and innovative design solutions.

Aalto University is now ranked 6th in the world in the field of art and design by QS World University Ranking. The world-class teaching and facilities ensure that, upon graduating from the study option, graduates are able to:

  • Reconsider and reshape the current state-of-the-art in the field of textiles and fashion
  • Proactively and creatively evaluate future socio-technical challenges and innovate new sustainable and culturally inclusive design solutions for the global field of textiles and fashion
  • Identify their own aesthetic approach and find their own creative voice in the field of textiles and fashion
  • Practice experimental, practice based and conceptual approaches in fashion and textile design
  • Display the skills and attitude to co-innovate, cooperate and communicate with various stakeholders
  • Apply design and process management skills and verge strategic and systemic thinking in product and material development
  • Create future oriented products, services and systems as a member of a multidisciplinary or trans-disciplinary team and/or as an individual designer
  • Combine creativity, curiosity, continuous renewal and expression with analytical skills and practice
  • Understand how to lead and communicate design-driven, often complex processes with empathy, critical thinking and research-founded reasoning
  • Comprehend how design contributes to socio-material transformations for a sustainable future
  • Undertake design research to build knowledge to support and justify the practical work, and to possibly apply for education leading to a Doctor of Arts degree


News

  1. Haku arkkitehtuurin Unite! -virtuaalikursseille on auki | The application period for Unite! virtual courses in the field of architecture is now open 28.06.2022
  2. Alfred Kordelinin säätiön päähaku 2022 16.06.2022
  3. IT-oikeuden yhdistys ry:n stipendi 2022 16.06.2022
  4. Avoin suunnittelukilpailu opiskelijoille – Open design competition for students – Öppen designtävling för studerande 14.06.2022
  5. Short breaks in Aalto networks on 20 and 22 June 2022 | Lyhyitä katkoja Aallon verkoissa 20.6.2022 ja 22.6.2022 15.06.2022
  6. Into saatavilla 3.–6.6. vain Aalto-verkon kautta | Into bara tillgängligt via Aaltos interna nät 3.–6.6 I Into only available through Aalto’s internal network from 3 to 6 June 07.06.2022
  7. Hyvinvointi-piknik 9.6.2022 klo 15-17 | Wellbeing Picnic 9.6.2022 kl.15-17 | Wellbeing Picnic June 9th at 3 PM 01.06.2022
  8. Informaatiotilaisuus jatko-opinnoista Yhdysvalloissa | Information session on graduate studies in the United States 01.06.2022
  9. Laatuauditointia varten tehty itsearviointiraportti luonnosvaiheessa – tutustu ja kommentoi | Utkast till självvärderingsrapport för kvalitetsauditeringen – läs och kommentera | First draft of quality audit self-evaluation report ready – read and comment 01.06.2022
  10. Viking Olov Björk’s scholarship in applied biomaterial research 2022 25.05.2022

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