Maija Mäkikalli


Field of science


Research interests

Maija Mäkikalli FM, Lecturer at the Art and Cultural Studies dept., Faculty of Art and Design, teaches courses in design history, art and cultural history. She has published several articles in the field of history of design and material culture, including furniture and interior design, early television set design in Finland, ships and ocean liners as experienced spaces, the Organization of Industrial Designers in Finland (TKO), and easy chairs as gendered objects in the late 1920s Finland. She has also, together with Riitta Laitinen co-edited a book Esine ja aika. Materiaalisen kulttuurin historiaa [Things and Time. History of Material Culture]. SKS [The Publishing House of The Finnish Literature Society] Helsinki 2010.

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