Arctic Art and Design Labs ARCTA

ARCTA – Arctic Art & Design Labs is a design centre and network with special Arctic expertise, built around the knowledge and skills of the Faculty of Art and Design of the University of Lapland.

The services we offer are especially intended for the region’s startups, SMEs and organisations providing public services for the initial stages of product development. For companies that provide design, we offer practical support for design projects and the development of design services as a business.


We offer low-threshold design services for the needs of, for example: service design, – video production, – graphic design, – industrial design, – interior and textile design, – and fashion design.


Sinco – Service Innovation Corner

SINCO Service Innovation Corner is a service design laboratory developed at the Faculty of Art and Design of the University of Lapland. It offers a practical development approach to service design, co-creation and user-oriented development activities.

The concept combines an innovative environment and methods with digitally-assisted tools that facilitate the comprehensive development of services, products, systems and processes efficiently in one place.