Experience Colour!

A cross-disciplinary event of the Aalto Experience Platform

Organized in collaboration with the Aalto Colour Research Group and Suomen väriyhdistys/the Finnish Colour Association

Wednesday 7thNovember 2018 at 1 PM to 7 PM

Espoo City Theatre/Espoon kaupunginteatteri, Revontulihalli, Revontulentie 8, Tapiola, Espoo

Sign up here by 23 October.


1 – 2.30 PM

  • Harald Arnkil (Aalto ARTS): The Many Levels of Colours Experience
  • Maria Olkkonen, Assistant Professor, University of Durham: Color perception and memory
  • Olli Ikkala (Aalto SCI): Plasmonic Colours and Structural Coloration
  • Leena Tähkämö (Aalto ELEC): Colour andLighting
  • Saara Pyykkö (Aalto ARTS):Colours in the Built Environment
  • Kennet Vrågård, NCS Colour AB: The Natural Colour System NCS in Education and Research
  • Coffee Break

3 – 5 PM

  • Keynote talk:Richard Misek, University of Kent, School of Arts: Colour in Cinema
  • Paula Hohti (Aalto ARTS): Colours in Renaissance Clothing
  • Noora Yau (Aalto CHEMARTS) and Konrad Klockars (Aalto CHEM): Bioshine: Science and Design collaboration towards sustainable iridescent colour
  • Hélène de Clermont-Gallerande: CHANEL Parfums Beauté: Colours of cosmetics
  • Mikko Hakkarainen, Miltton Creative: Coca-Cola red – the brand’s second secret formula: its significance, impact and allure

5 – 9 PM

  • Networking