ILLUSTRIOUS NORTH / TOPIC 4 – DESIGN FOR EDUCATION – New illustration practices based on innovative education principles

Objective: Builds on the on-going digital project “Kindergarten at home” (leaded by L.Barbu) and the STIMULI project about the adaptation of illustrations for babies’ specific development (how babies see and their sensory perception) and specific clothes and materials for parents that stimulate babies’ vision and foster a quality emotional connection. Activities: series of short educational…

ILLUSTRIOUS NORTH / TOPIC 1 – FASHION DESIGN – Innovative/smart illustrated patterns for the sustainable fashion sector

Objective: The aim is to re-think sustainability in fashion from the material to the conceptual and back (or not): how can we give new meaning to processes of repairing, re-using and aesthetics. Activities: co-creative workshops engaging specialists in thinking together, producing and testing concrete solutions inspired by illustrations brought or created by the illustrators. Learn…

ILLUSTRIOUS NORTH project awarded by The Nordic Culture Fund

We are very glad to announce that our project focusing on Nordic regions and called “ILLUSTRIOUS NORTH” has been awarded by The Nordic Culture Fund, a catalyst for arts and culture in the Nordic region! The project involves professionals and illustrators from Sweden, Norway and Finland and will spread to other Nordic countries. Lear more about…

Schools’ registration – Helsinki Children’s Design Week 2019

WORKSHOP SESSIONS ARE ALL BOOKED – The registration is over. Thank you! Please consider: These workshops are conducted by our team IN ENGLISH only. Sessions of 45 minutes will be proposed (for a standard class). Teachers must take part, ensure the group cohesion and help with the Finnish-English languages. Please fill this form in order…

Helsinki Children’s Design Week workshops

We’ll be conducting workshops at the Helsinki Children’s Design Week (Finland) on the 13th of September (for schools) and 14th and 15th of September 2019 for the public (open workshops). The event addresses the theme ‘a secret garden’ in relation with the Annantalo house shared garden and its ecosystem. These species will be highlighted through…

Public and schools workshops

ILLUSTRIOUS Lab is building and proposing workshops for the public (children and families) and for kindergartens/schools. Tailor-made workshops can also be developed on demand. Contact us! Current workshop: “A secret garden” The workshop addresses the theme ‘a secret garden’ in relation with shared gardens and their ecosystem. These species will be highlighted through models to…

WEAR-ABOUTS funded by WORTH

WEAR-ABOUTS is proud and happy to announce the recent decision of the WORTH Partnership Project (EU COSME Programme) jury to finance our project! During the next 9 months we will get the ball rolling for our ‘WEAR-ABOUTS project: smart wearables for experiential travel targeted at families’. We will share our experience and the story of our project…