Opening up New Textile Futures through Collaborative Rethinking and Remaking

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Opening up New Textile Futures through Collaborative Rethinking and Remaking. / Niinimäki, Kirsi; Salolainen, Maarit; Kääriäinen, Pirjo.

Soft Landing . ed. / Nithikul Nimkulrat; Ulla Raebild; Anna Piper. Helsinki, Finland : Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, 2018. p. 53-68 (Cumulus Think Tank; No. 3).

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Harvard

Niinimäki, K, Salolainen, M & Kääriäinen, P 2018, Opening up New Textile Futures through Collaborative Rethinking and Remaking. in N Nimkulrat, U Raebild & A Piper (eds), Soft Landing . Cumulus Think Tank, no. 3, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 53-68.

APA

Niinimäki, K., Salolainen, M., & Kääriäinen, P. (2018). Opening up New Textile Futures through Collaborative Rethinking and Remaking. In N. Nimkulrat, U. Raebild, & A. Piper (Eds.), Soft Landing (pp. 53-68). (Cumulus Think Tank; No. 3). Helsinki, Finland: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Vancouver

Niinimäki K, Salolainen M, Kääriäinen P. Opening up New Textile Futures through Collaborative Rethinking and Remaking. In Nimkulrat N, Raebild U, Piper A, editors, Soft Landing . Helsinki, Finland: Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. 2018. p. 53-68. (Cumulus Think Tank; 3).

Author

Niinimäki, Kirsi ; Salolainen, Maarit ; Kääriäinen, Pirjo. / Opening up New Textile Futures through Collaborative Rethinking and Remaking. Soft Landing . editor / Nithikul Nimkulrat ; Ulla Raebild ; Anna Piper. Helsinki, Finland : Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, 2018. pp. 53-68 (Cumulus Think Tank; 3).

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