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THANK YOU ALL!

A big thank you to everyone who participated in creating this another amazing Alvar Aalto Design Seminar spectacle!

LIVE BROADCAST

If you aren’t able to attend this year’s seminar, you can still be part of the action! MAXIMAL I MINIMAL lectures will be broadcast LIVE on Radio Hear!

 

 

CHANGE IN THE PROGRAMME DUE TO A CANCELLATION

Last minute change to MAXIMAL I MINIMAL programme! Unfortunately Fien Muller and Hannes Van Severen have cancelled they performance due to illness. Hans Lensvelt will take they slot today at 15:30–16:30.

Here is the updated programme:

SATURDAY 27.8.
10:30–12:30 Registration
12:30–13:00 Opening of the seminar
13:00–14:00 Richard Hutten
14:00–15:00 Päivi Meuronen […]

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL EXHIBITION PUBLICATION OUT NOW

Get ready for tonights MAXIMAL I MINIMAL exhibition opening and check out our hot-off-the-press publication. The publication will also be distributed to all participants at the opening!

Here is the schedule for the Saturday evening:

EVENING RECEPTION
Saturday 27.8.2016 at 19:00–20:30
Where: Alvar Aalto Museum, Alvar Aallon katu […]

REGISTRATION REMINDER

Design seminar starts tomorrow! Remember you can register via our website during the design seminar weekend as well as on-site at Jyväskylä City Theatre beginning today Saturday at 10:30am.

REGISTER HERE.

JYVÄSKYLÄ FOOD GUIDE IS OUT NOW

Where to eat and drink in Jyväskylä? No worries – we’ve put together a food guide to the city’s best dining and after hours places. The guide includes a map that helps you to locate these key points easily. Download it HERE.

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL NEWSLETTER #9

The MAXIMAL I MINIMAL party starts this Saturday 27 August! See the final programme and join the 8th International Alvar Aalto Design Seminar to meet design and architecture lovers from around the world and discuss current issues with top lecturers. Read more from the […]

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL INTERVIEW: MARKKU HEDMAN

The brand-new director of the Alvar Aalto Academy, professor Markku Hedman, is now piloting his first Design Seminar. We asked him for some last-minute seminar pointers and about the Academy’s plans for the next two years.

This year’s theme is MAXIMAL I MINIMAL. What does this […]

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL NEWSLETTER #8

Only a week to the start of the Alvar Aalto Design Seminar! Take a look at the Alvar Aalto Design Seminar’s updated programme from the Newsletter #8. Here it is in Finnish as well.

And buy your tickets HERE.

SUPPLEMENTARY PROGRAMME OUT NOW

The MAXIMAL I MINIMAL lectures will be accompanied by a fascinating supplementary programme of events spanning the weekend. Take a look at the updated supplementary programme and reserve your place at the year’s most-anticipated design event.

THE SÄYNÄTSALO EXCURSION
Saturday 27.8.2016 at 9:30–12:00
Starting point: Jyväskylä […]

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL NEWSLETTER #7

The 8th Alvar Aalto Design Seminar will be both an arena for discussion and a meeting place for promising young people working in design, experienced professionals, and fans of design from around the world. Start your autumn with the year’s most-anticipated design seminar in Jyväskylä […]

EXCURSION TO SÄYNÄTSALO TOWN HALL

Design Seminar participants have a unique opportunity to take a look at Säynätsalo Town Hall on Saturday August 27, right before the start of the Seminar!

The guided excursion provides a view of one of Aalto’s best-loved buildings. The free excursion includes transport from Jyväskylä to […]

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL NEWSLETTER #6

Alvar Aalto Design Seminar Newsletter #6 out now! Check it out!

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMME: SÄYNÄTSALO WORKSHOP

Start your Alvar Aalto Design Seminar weekend already on Friday 26 August 2016 with the Säynätsalo workshops for designers and architects!

Update your skills with woodbased biomaterials in the iconic Säynätsalo town hall designed by Alvar Aalto in Jyväskylä Finland. The most promising Finnish startups will […]

REMEMBER TO BOOK YOUR STAY

We recommend booking accommodation for the Alvar Aalto Design Seminar in good time. August is peak summer season in Jyväskylä and the number of places to stay is limited.

To ensure accommodation for seminar visitors, we have negotiated room quotas with local hotels. The quota rooms […]

NEW PARTNER TO DESIGN SEMINAR

Alvar Aalto Design Seminar announces a partnership with Marimekko. To celebrate that, three lucky winners who buy their Design Seminar ticket before the end of July will win a Marimekko Flower vase designed by Carina Seth-Andersson.

Find your ticket here.

MAXIMAL I MINIMAL NEWSLETTER #5

This Thursday, 30.6.2016, is your last chance to get cut-price advance tickets for the Alvar Aalto Design Seminar. Act now to make sure of your place at the year’s most-anticipated design and architecture event. Read more from #Newsletter 5!

 

MAXIMAL MINIMAL NEWSLETTER #4

This year’s theme, MAXIMAL I MINIMAL, is an appeal on behalf of high-quality design! Read more about the theme from Newsletter #4.

GUERRILLA LIGHTING HAPPENING

In addition to a lecture by Japanese lighting guru Kaoru Mende, the supplementary programme is at its best for those interested in lighting. Seminar Saturday, August 27, culminates in the exciting and entertaining Guerrilla Lighting happening.

This event is intended to draw attention to the lighting […]

PARTNERS ANNOUNCED

Design Seminar would not be the same without the help of our partners! The latest addition is Habitare. Check out the list of Alvar Aalto Design Seminar partners 2016 here!

If you are interested in cooperating with this years seminar, contact us at designseminar(at)alvaraalto.fi.