Ville Paananen

Currently a PhD student at UBICOMP, Oulu and a BSc student in architecture at University of Oulu. 2020 graduate in M.Sc. of Electrical Engineering. Visual design on the side.


Moodfoam: an Atmospheric Evaluation of Multi-spaces

Mobile crowdsourcing method to gather spatial experience data and sensor data from a multi-space, and combine them to form an understanding of the space.



illustrations, branding

here’s a mixed selection of my visual work, including magazine illustrations,  visual branding, and personal work.




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PhD student at UBICOMP, at the University of Oulu with a focus on spatial experiences in the field of Human-Computer Interactions. 


BSc student of architecture at the University of Oulu. 

visual design

Love visual communication and what it can provide. Been working in branding, illustration, and more.



Want to talk about my research? Or maybe you want to drop a hello and chat? Shoot me a message in Finnish or English.

Portait photography © Essi Ranta