Credits: 10

Schedule: 09.09.2019 - 17.10.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ville Kokkonen, Martin Relander

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the principles and processes of modern furniture design.

The course introduces and allows students to practice the presentation methods, tools and work forms used in furniture design. Students become familiar with modern furniture types and the basic structures, materials and shapes used in them. Another objective is to master the three dimensional composition in architectural and human scale that is essential to furniture design.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

During the course students design, visualize and create a piece of furniture in scale 1:1.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

For passing the course, the student has to participate in lectures and group activity (80%) and present the final artefact. Evaluation criteria: activity during the course, the creative process, quality of the final artefact.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, group tutoring and personal tutoring 44 h, evaluation and feedback 6 h , project work 200 h, learning diary 20 h

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Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Max 12 students. Priority to Interior Architecture MA students. 

Please notice that the enrollment time ends two weeks before the course starts. The acceptance will be informed to all applicants one week before the start of the module.


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A short introduction to workshops will be included in the course.


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