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The programme and speakers for the seventh Alvar Aalto Design Seminar have been confirmed.

Aalto sem. 13 logo pieniThe latest of the band of speakers to confirm attendance is American designer Stephen Burks, widely recognized for his communal projects in the developing countries. In addition to Burks, also speaking will be International Herald Tribunes design critic Alice Rawsthorn, Dutch designer Ineke Hans, renowned Muji designer Sam Hecht, and the CEO of Established & Sons Maurizio Mussati.

The Finnish designers contributing will be Artek Design Director Ville Kokkonen and the chair of the design seminar Harri Koskinen. The choice of lecturers and the overall theme bear Koskinen’s signature.

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and the programme of the design seminar at

Act now to register with early bird prices! The early bird prices apply until 31 July, 2013. For prices and registration, visit the design seminar website at

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Further details of the event:

Producer Riikka Fagerholm,
tel. +358 41 466 4114

Administrative assistant Merja Vainio,
tel. +358 400 772 636

Director of the Alvar Aalto Academy Esa Laaksonen,
tel. +358 50 555 7330