Finland-Japan Students Collaboration Workshop on Design Thinking


28.2.2023 at 10.00 - 3.3.2023 at 12.00
The Turku Design Studio of the University of Turku ( and Sapporo City University’s School of Design ( cordially invite undergraduate and graduate students in Finland to join a four-day hands-on workshop on design thinking.

Learn design thinking method and mindset as well as the idea presentation skills using visual thinking tools and techniques (ex: concept visualization through infographics, concept maps, timelines, drawings, pictures, etc).

You will be a part of an international exchange activity, working together with students from Sapporo, Japan.

| Turku Design Studio (Lemminkäisenkatu 28, Turku)

Time | 10:00 ~ 12:00, 28.02 (Tue) – 03.03 (Fri).

Language | English

Agenda |
Feb 28 (Tue)

Participants’ self-introduction | Introduction to Visual Thinking | Explanation of the objectives and assignment of the workshop | Team composition | Ice-breaking session

Mar 01 (Wed)

Definition, investigation, discussion, summarization, and presentation of the design proposal | Participant and faculty comments and idea exchange

Mar 02 (Thu)

Concept finalization of design proposal and preparation presentation materials.

Note: Group work can be continued in the afternoon if necessary

Mar 03 (Fri)

Final presentation and commentary | End of workshop

Applications can be submitted by 15.02 (Wed) to:

Additional information

Yong Se Kim