Professor of Graphic Communications
Besides working as a professional graphic designer, Matti Remes is a professor, author and cartoonist. He has worked as a graphic designer in several advertising agencies since 1980 and for twenty years he has headed his own office " Remes&Packart Oy " that specialises in packaging design. Additionally he has mounted three private art exhibitions. His literary output can be viewed at the Internet address www.mattiremes.net. Matti Remes' 2-year professorship at the University of Art and Design Helsinki began in March 2004.
At the University of Art and Design Helsinki Matti Remes is responsible for graphic design in billable project operations, as well as the teaching of packaging design.
An important part of Matti Remes' work is the initiation and maintenance of contacts with business, industry and various professional associations. The objective is to create viable and ongoing relationships with partners, acquiring graphic design commissions that supplement the teaching programme's other areas while enhancing students' practical job skills. Graduate students or other students at advanced levels implement most of the projects.