Scandinavian Design Blog

Student stories, what’s new with us and insights on scandinavian design.

Start your journey with Architecture Foundation!

Start your journey with Architecture Foundation!

The Architecture Foundation course at Scandinavian Design School gives the possibility to acquire the basics…
Boost your skills with summer studies!

Boost your skills with summer studies!

– sign up before June 15 and get a 25% discount! Do you already have…
Build your creative foundation with us!

Build your creative foundation with us!

I have always been curious about – how can you define a creative person? I…
Create outstanding portfolio with us!

Create outstanding portfolio with us!

Your portfolio is a visual representation of your personality and your interests. That’s why you…
Entrance exam preparation course - Linh's experience

Entrance exam preparation course - Linh's experience

The application process can be challenging. Sometimes, after even reading the assignment description, you don’t…
How to feed your creativity?

How to feed your creativity?

Long hours of practicing can be exhausting. Your creativity isn’t unlimited! Sometimes it can run…
Change your practice routines and be more creative!

Change your practice routines and be more creative!

When there are slight variations in exercises, the adoption of a new one takes place…
How to refine your technique?

How to refine your technique?

Different art techniques require a lot of practice. If you want to be able to…
Get better by practicing

Get better by practicing

Practice equals growth. Growth is an important aspect that is needed in each person’s career.…
Tips & tricks - on how to prepare for an interview

Tips & tricks - on how to prepare for an interview

Are you nervous about the upcoming university interview? Don’t worry, with these tips it can…
The Art of Isolation During the Pandemic

The Art of Isolation During the Pandemic

You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life!– Heather…
Give yourself more than one chance. You still have time!

Give yourself more than one chance. You still have time!

Are you still thinking about where to study? Does it feel overwhelming?  Let us help…
Study at Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp

Study at Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp

From independent art forms to more applied arts, if that’s what you are looking for…
Study textile design at The Swedish School of Textiles - University of Borås

Study textile design at The Swedish School of Textiles - University of Borås

Are you interested in textile design? Come to study at The Swedish School of Textiles…
Study at Design Academy Eindhoven

Study at Design Academy Eindhoven

If you are still looking for a university where you could study art and design,…
The preliminary assignments of Aalto University's Design Programme 2022 - Analysis

The preliminary assignments of Aalto University's Design Programme 2022 - Analysis

Preliminary assignments for Aalto University’s Bachelor’s Programme in Design 2022 have now been published! After…
Live Art Foundation class starting in January! (Helsinki, Finland)

Live Art Foundation class starting in January! (Helsinki, Finland)

Are you looking for a preparatory course in creative fields to help you reach your…
Teaching assistant with a heart for design to join our Helsinki team!

Teaching assistant with a heart for design to join our Helsinki team!

Scandinavian Design School offers online preparatory courses to art, design and architecture degree studies. Based…
Design studies in Aalto University - Onni’s experiences

Design studies in Aalto University - Onni’s experiences

Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture, located in Finland, is the leading design…
Create a stunning portfolio with personal tutoring - This is how we teach!

Create a stunning portfolio with personal tutoring - This is how we teach!

The key to improving your skills? Interactive tutoring and constructive feedback. We focus on each…
Scandinavian Design School’s Admissions Guide - In search for creativity

Scandinavian Design School’s Admissions Guide - In search for creativity

Download our free Admissions Guide Are you unsure about where your dream career could start?…
Where to study art & design in Finland - English Programmes

Where to study art & design in Finland - English Programmes

Curious about studying art & design in Finland? Finland is known for its high-quality education…

We are looking for a content marketer with a heart for design to join our Helsinki team!

Scandinavian Design School offers online preparatory courses to art, design and architecture degree studies. Based…
We are looking for a digital marketer to join our Helsinki team!

We are looking for a digital marketer to join our Helsinki team!

We are looking for a digital marketer and/or service designer to join our ambitious team…
Aber got accepted to study architecture after taking our preparatory course - watch the video to hear his experiences!

Aber got accepted to study architecture after taking our preparatory course - watch the video to hear his experiences!

When it comes to preparing for university admissions, Aber Amiri learned that feedback and personal…
“Why should I start preparing for university admissions RIGHT NOW?”

“Why should I start preparing for university admissions RIGHT NOW?”

Are you facing undergraduate degree applications next year? Preparing a portfolio for your application can…
Olivia's experience with Scandinavian Design School

Olivia's experience with Scandinavian Design School

Olivia McCombs took Scandinavian Design School’s Art Techniques and Portfolio online courses last winter. Olivia…
Improving art skills - See Jesse’s work in the beginning and after the course

Improving art skills - See Jesse’s work in the beginning and after the course

Jesse attended our preparatory course last year and even though he had only little experience…
Saara Abdi talks about the importance of training and personal tutoring - watch the video!

Saara Abdi talks about the importance of training and personal tutoring - watch the video!

“The competition is already super super rough” says Saara Abdi about applying to an art…
Meet our head teachers Eeva and Sini

Meet our head teachers Eeva and Sini

Scandinavian Design School head teachers Eeva Jokinen and Sini Koivisto have a long experience in…