Kirsi Niinimäki

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20062020

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Artistic and research interests

Kirsi Niinimäki is Associate Professor in Design, especially Fashion Research, and the leader of the Fashion/Textiles Futures research group. Throughout her research Niinimäki aims towards a new, holistic understanding in the field of sustainable fashion and textiles and therefore her focus is on the connection between design, manufacturing systems, business models and consumption habits. Circular economy, strategic design, design practices and multidisciplinary collaboration are the base for her scientific knowledge building.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)

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Research Output

The environmental price of fast fashion

Niinimäki, K., Peters, G., Dahlbo, H., Perry, P., Rissanen, T. & Gwilt, A., 7 Apr 2020, In : Nature Review; Earth and Environment. 1, p. 189-200 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Addressing the Dialogue between Design, Sorting and Recycling in a Circular Economy

    Karell, E. & Niinimäki, K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Design Journal. 22, sup1, p. 997-1013 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleScientificpeer-review

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    65 Downloads (Pure)

    Applied DDMI: A white paper on how design-driven material innovation methodology was applied in the Trash-2-Cash project: Project report

    Tubito, C., Earley, R., Ellams, D., Goldsworthy, K., Hornbuckle, R., Niinimäki, K., Östmark, E., Sarbach, V. & Tanttu, M., 20 Jan 2019, 233 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

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    29 Downloads (Pure)

    Closing the Loop: Intentional Fashion Design Defined by Recycling Technologies

    Niinimäki, K. & Karell, E., 25 Jul 2019, Technology-driven Sustainability: Innovation in the Fashion Supply chain. Vignali, G., Reid, L., Ryding, D. & Henninger, C. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, p. 7-25

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  • Colour management in circular economy: decolourization of cotton waste

    Määttänen, M., Asikainen, S., Kampuri, T., Ilen, E., Niinimäki, K., Tanttu, M. & Harlin, A., 29 May 2019, In : Research Journal of Textile and Apparel. 23, 2, p. 134-152 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    138 Downloads (Pure)

    Projects

    Sun-Powered Textiles/A80329

    Niinimäki, K., Blomstedt, B., Zmatekova, Z. & Palovuori, E.

    01/06/201930/09/2021

    Project: Business Finland: Other research funding

    The New Road to Silk: Bio-based production of silk-like materials

    Niinimäki, K., Moslemian, O., Kääriäinen, P., Lauri, P. & Chun, N.

    01/01/201731/12/2020

    Project: Academy of Finland: Other research funding

    Prizes

    Aalto ARTS grant

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Recipient), Anna-Mari Leppisaari (Recipient) & Hilkka-Maija Fagerlund (Recipient), 31 Mar 2019

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Award, EVTEK Institute of Art and Design

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Award, EVTEK Institute of Art and Design

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Recipient), 2007

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Activities

    Ilmastoahdistusta ja kulutusähkyä esitys

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Speaker)
    23 Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Miten pienentää hiilijalanjälkeä designin kautta?

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Speaker)
    20 May 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Design Journal (Journal)

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Reviewer)
    15 Mar 202015 Apr 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesReviewer of scientific journal

    Pre-examination for Paul Yuille; Does the customer know best?

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Examiner)
    31 Jan 2020

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    SUSTAINABILITY (Journal)

    Kirsi Niinimäki (Reviewer)
    1 Mar 202014 Apr 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesReviewer of scientific journal

    Press / Media

    Unohda pikamuoti, suosi suomalaista

    Kirsi Niinimäki

    28/06/2020

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    Fast fashion needs to slow down, scientists warn

    Kirsi Niinimäki

    07/05/2020

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    Manchester scientists advocate move to slow fashion

    Kirsi Niinimäki

    18/04/202020/04/2020

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    World: Experts call for 'total abandonment' of fast-fashion to prevent environmental disaster

    Kirsi Niinimäki

    11/04/202012/04/2020

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    Throw-away fashion's damage to our planet

    Kirsi Niinimäki

    10/04/2020

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance