About Timo Rissanen
Timo Rissanen is a Finnish fashion designer and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. He has been in this role since January 2010, relocating from the University of Technology, Sydney in Australia. Having lived in Finland, Spain, Australia and the US, Rissanen is interested in global challenges with local perspectives. He sees fashion as integral to the everyday experience of living; creating a fashion system that enriches humanity is a task for us all. Sustainability research is inseparable from his design practice, and in 2012 Rissanen completed a practice-based PhD on zero-waste fashion design.

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  • Scholar Series: Fashion and waste by Timo Rissanen

    By Timo Rissanen | News

    The Scholar Series highlights the views and research from experts across different disciplines on issues related to ethical and sustainable design. Timo Rissanen is a Finnish fashion designer and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of...