Tero Heikkinen

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Dr Tero Heikkinen is a researcher at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki. He defended his thesis in 2013. His research concerns tools and tool-building, such as drawing rules, as a design-generative activity. His current interest is in examining drawing and drawing-like activities as means to designing. Prior to studying furniture and spatial design in Helsinki, he studied woodcraft, developing a strong material basis for his design outlook. During his studies, he has utilized drawing and building skills in a variety of research projects.