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MAAD1207 Literature: Applied Visual Arts & Service Design, 3 ECTS cr. 
Code MAAD1207  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Literature: Applied Visual Arts & Service Design  Abbreviation Literature: App 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced studies Subject0157 Other Art Studies 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Faculty of Art and Design 

General learning material of the study object:
Author Title Year Obligatory Availability
     Jokela, T. & Coutts, G.   Relate North : art, heritage & identity / edited by Timo Jokela & Glen Coutts.   2015  - Availability
     Kester, Grant H.   Conversation pieces : community and communication in modern art / Grant H. Kester.   2004  - Availability
     van Oosterom, Arne & Stickdorn   This is service design thinking : basics - tools - cases / [edited by Marc Stickdorn and Jakob Schneider].   2010  - Availability
     Miettinen, S & Koivisto, M  Designing services with innovative methods / Satu Miettinen and Mikko Koivisto (eds.).  2009  - Availability
     Osterwalder, Alexander,   Business model generation : a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers / written by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur ; design, Alan Smith ; editor and contributing co-author, Tim  2010  - Availability
     Lippard, Lucy R.   Lure of the local : senses of place in a multicentered society / Lucy R. Lippard.   1997  - Availability


Studying the core literature in applied visual art. Differing views in applied visual art and its research. Critical use of the literature in one’s own research


Taking a literature exam or, alternatively, agreeing with the professor to write an article or other publication related to one’s pro gradu thesis

More literature information and extra material 

Applied Visual Arts:
Lippard, L. The Lure of the Local. 1997.
Carey, J. What Good are The Arts? London Faber. 2006
Kester, G.. Conversation pieces. Community and communication. 2004
Tactical Biopolitics. Art, Activism, and Technoscience. Ed. by da Costa B.& Philip K. 2008
Bayazit, N. (2004).Investigating Design: A Review of Forty Years of Design Research. Design Issues: Volume 20, Number 1 Winter 2004. MIT.
Hevner, A. R. (2007). A Three Cycle View of Design Science Research. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, 2007, 19(2):87-92.
Koskinen, I., Zimmerman. J., Binder, T., Redström, T., And Wensveen, S. (2011). Design Research Through Practice. From the Lab, Field, and Showroom. Elsevier.


5–1 / fail

Target Group 

First year of Master’s studies, fourth period


Maria Huhmarniemi (AVA) and Mikko Sääskilahti (SD)

Additional information 

The literature exam covers one set of books and is taken on a general examination day or as a group examination on an agreed date.


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