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Pirjo Hirvonen

  • Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo

20122019

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Artistic and research interests

Pirjo Hirvonen is a Professor of Fashion Design. After graduating from the University of Art and Design (a predecessor to Aalto University), Hirvonen worked as an in-house women’s wear designer in the ’80s and ’90s. She has worked as the Head of Aalto’s design department and led the fashion and textile design BA- and MA-programme for many years. Hirvonen has been responsible for running joint fashion management courses with the School of Business, taken on significant EU projects with other design schools, and initiated multidisciplinary studies within the design department. She has been invited to organise several fashion shows and exhibitions world wide.

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Research Output

Aalto Fashion Paris Showroom

Hirvonen, P., 27 Sep 2019

Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Fashion in Helsinki: International festival of Finnish fashion

    Hirvonen, P., 29 May 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Formal wear for Espoo's female bishop

    Hirvonen, P. & Kuurila, E., 10 Feb 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formDesignArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Näytös19

    Hirvonen, P., Laitinen, T., Roos, S. & Närvänen, A., 28 May 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

    New Construction Methods

    Hirvonen, P., 5 Apr 2019

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

  • Projects

    TUTL IonCell-F (Hirvonen)

    Ervamaa, A. & Hirvonen, P.

    01/06/201731/12/2019

    Project: Business Finland: New business from research ideas (TUTLI)

    Prizes

    STUDENT PRIZE: MODAPORTUGAL Fashion Design Competition

    Iidalina Friman (Recipient), Tuomas Laitinen (Supervisor) & Pirjo Hirvonen (Supervisor), 10 Oct 2019

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Vuoden Aalto-teko / Aalto Act of the Year

    Pirjo Hirvonen (Recipient) & Tuomas Laitinen (Recipient), 8 Sep 2017

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Activities

    Fashion in Helsinki (Event)

    Pirjo Hirvonen (Chair), Tuomas Laitinen (Member), Martta Louekari (Member), Miia Koski (Member)
    24 May 201929 May 2019

    Activity: Membership typesPosition of trust in a society or network

    Fashion Seminar

    Pirjo Hirvonen (Organiser), Tuomas Laitinen (Organiser), Martta Louekari (Organiser), Miia Koski (Organiser), Daniel Thawley (Chair)
    28 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesChair of conference, workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    SCF - Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation, Donghua University

    Pirjo Hirvonen (Visiting researcher)
    17 Sep 201821 Sep 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    Menestyksen eväät? Suomalaisen muotisuunnittelun kansainvälinen nousu

    Pirjo Hirvonen (Keynote speaker)
    13 Apr 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Fashion and Architecture Workshop: Deepmoss

    Antti Ahlava (Chair), Pirjo Hirvonen (Organiser)
    16 Sep 201821 Sep 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesChair of conference, workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    Impacts

    Fashion in Helsinki

    Pirjo Hirvonen (Participant), Tuomas Laitinen (Participant)

    Impact: Cultural impacts, Economic impacts