Development services


The departments of the Estonian Academy of Arts act as cooperation partners for businesses in implementation of various development projects.

We help businesses meet the challenges related to product development, increase the competitiveness and value of products and services, we carry out research and
provide consultation regarding procedures and industrial development. Our
development-oriented cooperation and services are based on scientific research,
and we use the latest area-specific knowledge and developments.

 


 

Cooperation is cordinated by EKA Research & Development department.

tao@artun.ee
+372 6 267 108

 


 

 Consulting in the field of product and service development:

architecture and interior architecture, graphic design, product design, fashion design, leather art, textile design, ceramics, glass art, cultural heritage and conservation, graphic art.

 

 Consulting in the field of production and technology:

product design, fashion design, leather art, textile design, ceramics, glass art.

 Development of new products and services:

architecture and interior architecture, graphic design, product design, fashion design, leather art, textile design, ceramics, glass art.

 Organisation of product testing and industrial experiments:

product design, fashion design, leather art, textile design, ceramics, glass art.

 

 Organising and carrying out feasibility and cost-benefit studies:

Architecture and interior architecture, graphic design, ceramics, glass art, fashion design, leather art, textile design, product design, graphic art, cultural heritage and conservation.

 

 Consulting in the field of production systems, procedures and industrial development:

product design, fashion design, leather art, textile design, ceramics, glass art.

 Consultations, lectures and trainings:

Architecture and interior architecture, graphic design, ceramics, glass art, fashion design, leather art, textile design, product design, cultural heritage and conservation, graphic art, drawing, entrepreneurship and intellectual property.

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

· Preparation of spatial development plans

· Gathering information needed for spatial development plans

· Analyses of spatial environment and urban construction situations

· Scenario planning

· Visualisation of spatial scenarios

· Working through conceptual designs of buildings

· Services of the 3D Lab

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

· Design of graphic identity and corporate graphics (logo, colour palette, templates, etc.)

· Book design

· Design of typefaces and fonts

· Design of printed materials (booklets, brochures, posters, flyers, etc.)

· Design and execution of websites

· Design of web banners

· Badge design and production (round badges with the diameter of 2.5 cm)

· Lectures and workshops on the subjects of graphic design (communication in public areas, development of identity programme, use of typefaces, design history, etc.)

· Computer training (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign)

· Expert assessment and consultation in the field of graphic design and typography

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CERAMICS

Laboratory services

Ceramic clay and glaze testing. Producing the clay masses and glazes in small quantities.

Firing ceramics

Firing ceramics in small quantities in electric kiln until 1280 °C.

Ceramic consulting services

Possibilities for small production. Information and advice on clays, glazes, kiln loading, firing cycles and ceramic toxicology; Suggestions for throwing, hand building and slip casting. Solutions for clay or glaze defects.

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GLASS ART

Glass design

· Prizes

· Crockery

· Interior design elements

· Lighting fittings

Glass art

· Unique objects

· Stained glass

· Exhibition projects

Workshops and refresher courses

· Different melting techniques

· Stained glass techniques

· Glass-blowing and glass casting

· Glass painting and printing techniques

· Etching glass with sand

· Cold glass processing techniques

Restoration

· Stained glass

Lectures and consultations

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FASHION DESIGN

Fashion design

· Design of uniforms – planning and execution

· Personalised fashion design consultation

Fashion stylistics

· Personal consultations

· Photo stylistics

· Costume stylistics for advertising motions, etc.

Promotional products

· Various products with business symbols: bags, T-shirts, men’s shirts, aprons, etc.

Lectures

· On fashion and stylistics

· On costume history

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LEATHER ART

· Creation of unique bindings (including chronicles, albums)

· Catalogue binding (number of copies max 200-300 pc)

Meny covers and covers for letter of honour

· Creation of binding solutions

· Consultations with experts

· Creation of accessories collections (bags, footwear, headwear)

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TEXTILE DESIGN

· Consultation and training in the field of textile design, printing and finishing techniques and contemporary textile materials

· Design of furnishing fabrics

· Textile solutions for interior design

· Smart textiles

· Design of clothing textiles (woven, printed, different types of finishing)

· Knitting

· Social design (textile art training aids and therapies)

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PRODUCT DESIGN

· Product development – project specific approach to create a product design solution tailored for the client: concept, sketches

· 3D models, modelling, prototypes

· Design consultations and counselling

· Design research

· Research and development of learning and working environments considering the present-day opportunities and demands

· Design methods in the development of healthcare systems, services and products

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DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION

· Refresher training for conservation and restoration of architecture

· History research for buildings and building sites

· Measuring of smaller historical buildings and details of cultural value, and preparation of digital measurement drawings

· Inventory and photographing of details and structures of cultural value (assisting work in preparation of special conditions for heritage conservation and building design documentation)

· Inventory and determination of value classes for buildings in a district, preparation of proposals regarding the boundaries and conditions for protection and use of built-up areas of cultural and environmental value

· Preparation of parts regarding cultural heritage in the process of preparation of comprehensive plans and detailed spatial plans and/or respective consultations

· Finishing investigation (determination of layers and types of paint and rendering, determination of the existence of ceiling or wall paintings in an interior with initial proposals for conservation and restoration, investigation of wallpaper layers)

· Expert assessment of the condition of works of art (paintings, ceiling and wall paintings and sculptural objects)

· Conservation and restoration of works of art (paintings, ceiling and wall paintings and sculptural objects)

· Consultations with experts

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