Department of Textile and Clothing Design

| Clothing Design | Master’s thesis |

| Original photos: Leena Aro | Clothing Design: Pirjo Annila |

Link for the abstracts of master’s thesis can be found end of the page.


   Master’s thesis 2011

Koistinen Riikka
NATURAL COLOURS ON CLOTHES
Consumer's associations and user's experiences

Kylmänen Anu
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   Master’s thesis 2010

Almila Anna-Mari
IN LIGHT, IN SHADOW
The Professional Clothing Picture of Finnish Popular Music Musicians


Arola Teija
NORTHERN DRESS
A Performance costume to Folkdance theater Rimpparemmi

Joela Heli
THE ERGONOMICS OF CARRYING A BAG

Kestilä Sini
ELEMENT OF PLEASANT
Patient room concept for Lapland's Central Hospital's Neurology department

Kuusimaa Marja Kaisa
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Majoinen Linda
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Rasa Eeva
CLOTHING DESIGNERS' IMPRESSIONS ON DIFFERENT OCCUPATIONAL TITLES AND THEIR USE

Seppälä Laura
SUSTAINABLE RESPONSIBLE OUTDOOR CLOTHING
What every designer should know


Varis Elina
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Vilen Hanna
CLOTHING AS PART OF THE PROFESSION OF A SINGER


   Master’s thesis 2009

Kokko Anu
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Romakkaniemi Jenni
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Sotti Marianne
STAGE’S REALITY
Recycling in stage costumes


   Master’s thesis 2008

Alaraudanjoki Maaret
CASE: HALTI OY
Customer’s and company’s view of Halti brand

Bardala Jaana
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Hakala Outi Maija
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Heikkinen Eeva-Liisa
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Helve Tua
ASPECTS OF A COMTEMPORARY DANCE COSTUME

Huhtanen Stiina
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Janhila Leena
CLOTHING AS EXPERIENCE

Jokitie Paula-Leena
TIMELESS DESIGN PRODUCTS
Research of underlying factors behind design classics

Kairala Tanja Maarit Piritta
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Kinnunen Katja
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Lehtonen Kirsi (EDM)
THAT THING WE’VE GOT
Making handicrafts as a teacher’s job, hobby and lifestyle

Majuri Sini
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Oraviita Tanja
FROM THE LEG OF A TENNIS SOCK:
the expression of the cultural way of dressing in Finland

Pelkonen Johanna
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Rytkönen Annamari
ESSENCE AND EXISTING
The Image of Santa Claus Clothing

Sarkkinen Marjut
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Sitomaniemi Hanna
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Talsta-Böös Anu
CLOTHING IN PART OF INDEPENDENT OF YOUTH

Vasara Veera
EMPTY JACKETS AS CONVEYERS ON MEANINGS
Cloth (as an art work) as a sign in visual art

Voltti Sirkku
GOTHIC style
Meanings in the Images of the Clothing


   Master’s thesis 2007

Harjuniemi Emmi
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Kaartinen Heidi
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Kettunen Miia
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Korpela Jaana
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Lankinen Heli
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Lepomäki Heidi & Puljujärvi Jukka
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Rasimus Tomi
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Rautajoki Päivi
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Valjus Heidi
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   Master’s thesis 2006

Hannuniemi Marika
HOW THE HISTORY OF DESIGN CAN BE REFLECTED IN CLOTHING
Comparison between the Finnish and German students of textile

Isojärvi Hanna
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Kari Kristiina
FROM A WOMB TO A PLAYGROUND
Maternity and Baby Fashion Taking into Consideration Customer Needs

Mustonen Anne
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Ruokanen Mari 
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   Master’s thesis 2005

Juntunen Mari Kaisa
FACTORS OF SENTIMENTAL VALUE
Study of sentimental value in clothes and objects by using the phenomenological approach

Juurikka Maria
DEVELOPMENT OF THE DESIGN EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE
Controlled Change at the System of the Design education at the University of Lapland

Kailanto Virpi
MEANINGS FROM JOURNEYS
Srcapbook as an instrument in clothing design

Kosola Maria
CHERISHED AND MEANINGFUL BAPTISMAL GOWNS
Meanings of old family heritage baptismal gowns interpreted from today’s viewpoint

Kukkohovi Mervi
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Leino Sari
FINNISH CHILDREN’S CLOTHING BRAND
Case: Rasavil ® Brand Development 1979 - 2004


   Master’s thesis 2004

Falin Petra
THE TYPES OF KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTED THROUGH DESIGNING
A case study of a design process

Holmstedt Päivi
WORK CLOTHES AND JOB SATISFACTION
Study on retail customer service employees’ work clothes and user experiences

Härkönen Tiina
NORMATIVE IDEAL GIRL TO AIM FOR?
Schoolgirls clothing from discourse analytic point of view

Kangas Pinte
PVC PANTS AND SPAGHETTI TOPS - THE DAY WEAR OF THE MODERN GIRL?

Klemola Paula
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Korkka Teija
COMPANY IDENTITY AND EMPLOYER PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY EXPRESSING BY THE WORK WEAR
The Work Wear to the Cleaning Company Employers

Laakso Tuija
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Matala Riikka
GENDERED CYBORGS AS A CHALLENGE TO CLOTHING DESIGN
Modelling a Framework for Intelligent Garment Design

Räisänen Tanja
E-LEARNING IN CLOTHING DESIGN

Vehmas Kati
RESEARCH FROM PROBLEM-SOLVING TO CONCEPT DESIGN IN CREATING INNOVATIONS-PROCESS

Vuolio Hanna-Kaisa
CREATIVE WORK AS SELF-ANALYSIS
Experiental learning in context of clothing design


Master’s thesis 2003

Iso-Heiniemi Erika
REAL SURREAL
Realistic every day wear from surrealistic ideas

Kauppinen Outi
PRISONER OF HER OWN BODY
Female Clothing Design Students Point of View About Ideal Woman of Western Culture

Kuusela Anne
SEDENTARY FORM
Creation and testing of know-how acquisition model for accessible clothing

Mattelmäki Anna
VISUAL PLEASURE OF CLOTHING
Study about visual attractiveness of clothing

Myllylä Minna
THE IDEA OF MODERNISTIC CLOTHING DESIGN

Pursiainen Paula Marianne
VIRTUAL-CLOTHING IMAGE
Informative significance of the visual 3D prototype and communicative experience of prototyping to be used in evaluating usability of cloth concepts

Rantanen Marja-Liisa
FROM DOG HAIR TO CHIENGORA
User Research About Exploitability of Dog Hair Yarn in Knitwear Design and in The Knitwear

Sandvik Suvi
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Master’s thesis 2002

Guttorm Inka
FROM GÀKTI TO PRESENT DAY
The Sàmi people old clothing wisdom in today’s clothing

Hamara Minna
HUNTING CLOTHING FOR HER
"Peninkulman Taival", Hunting clothing for women

Rutanen Jaana
METAMORPHOSIS - FROM SCRIPT TO STAGE COSTUMES
The design process of the stage costume of the play called "Tähtiä aamutaivaalla"

Saarivaara Johanna
BRIDE AND PRINCESS BRIDE
The effect of myths upon the wedding dress


Master’s thesis 2001

Axelsson Miia
SPORTING AS MODERN AND CLOTHED PHENOMENA
Thoughts concerning mode, sporting and moving body, time and media

Keskipoikela Maria
DESIGN MANAGEMENT AS A WAY OF ACTION
The Role of Continuing Education in the Development of Design Skills in a Company

Pöykkö Sirpa
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Rosala-Kauranen Anne
ELDERLY WOMAN’S RELATION TO FASHION
Jacket Suit Collection for Elderly Woman

Schroderus Seija
WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF THE DRESS
A Research on Meanings of the Dress and Clothing Material for Finnish Woman 

Sirkka Anja
THE MEANING OF DRESS AS A WORK OF ART
Lapland’s Finnish Culture and Identity as a Point of Departure in Individual Creative Work as a Clothing Designer and an Artist


Master’s thesis 2000

Angeria Marjaana
POSTMODERN-THE WORLD OF MUSIC VIDEOS AS A SOURCE AND IDEA FOR THE DESIGNING OF WOMEN WEAR COLLECTION

Asamäki Päivi ja Moisala Paula
LAYER CLOTHING IN COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS
Application of layered clothing to the female workers of the tourist industry in Lapland

Kauppinen Johanna
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Koukkula Vaula
CATWALK ON SCREEN
 A Case study of fashion design and the usability of multimedia for its display

Niemi Heli
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Puhto Elina
LADY LINE -SUIT FOR WOMAN:
Motorcycling and motorscootering as a clothing designing challenge

Tervamäki Susanna
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CLOTHING DESIGN
Theoretical considerations and draft designs for a line of children’s wear 


Master’s thesis 1999

Hildén Marjatta
FROM LOW-TECH TO HIGH-TECH
A phenomenological research on the functional qualities of col climate clothing materials

Kyytsönen Saara
MULTIPLE SELF-DECORATED WOMAN
A feminist Starting Point for Clothing Design

Toljamo Anna
FASHION DESIGNER’S EDUCATION AND FORMATION OF PROFESSIONAL IMAGE