design

Moi Moi, designed for Balzar Beskow

Moi Moi is a collaboration with Swedish furniture company Balzar Beskow. The welcoming sofa Moi Moi has a deceptivly simple wooden base which through is construction give the sofa a light and playful expression with a hint och Scandinavia or perhaps Japan.

PII, designed for Vivero

Pii chair is collaboration with Finnish furniture company Vivero. Pii is a low-height easy chair with a seat formed by beautifully draped fabric. Pii is a merge of a form-pressed frame and a hanging fabric structure. The frame is available with laminate or veneer surface.

CALMA, designed for Meritalia

Calma low tables are collaboration with Italian furniture company Meritalia. CALMA The state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion. Stillness, peace and quietude. A period of time without wind. Clear glass as a silent and quiet surface and a warm, natural and simple looking wooden frame that holds it up. Honest, accurate and time-honored method of construction combined with a modern minimalist design gives this table a distinctive stamp. Design is inspired by the Scandinavian and northern design traditions. Something very traditional but still new and interesting, Calma combines classical and modern furniture in it's own calm way.

TAP IT, designed for Balzar Beskow

Tap it chair is a collaboration with Swedish furniture company Balzar Beskow. The original idea for this chair came from difficulty to design a good-looking joint between the leg and the backrest. this chair is one solution to this problem. Tap it is stackable chair and it easily fits into different types of spaces, not only to the office environment and public areas but also to the domestic environment, for example to kitchen and study corner. It is ideal also for learning environments.

TAITE chair & tables, designed for Vivero

Taite chairs and tables are collaboration with Finnish furniture company Vivero. Taite chair has a distinctive personal touch and it is slightly outside the normal pattern and is well suited for use in public spaces and modern homes. Table is suitable for conference desk, desktop or even a dining room table. The Table series also includes coffee tables and standing-height tables.

LAINE wall panel

Laine wall panel is a collaboration with two Finnish companies UPM and Puucomp Oy and it was made for Finnish housing fair in Jyväskylä. The aim was to create a new kind of wall panel made out of UPM Grada plywood. Rhythmic, three-dimensional surface of birch comes to live when lighting changes. The form-pressed panel suits all types of destinations, both private homes and public spaces. Laine is a unique piece and it was presented in Villa Elissa. The architecture of the house was designed by Architects Ahlström and it was built by Garantia.

TAITE lounge, designed for Vivero

The Taite armchair and sofa range. Idea for the design came about from a boredom with fixed-standard furniture tubes. Laser cutting allows the lines of the frame to change direction and the surfaces to taper or widen at whichever point looks good. Bending the thin steel plate at exactly the right spot ensures structural strength and an individual look for the chair. The contrast between the materials and colours of the frame and upholstery is highlighted by the cut-open steel-plate frame and results in a combination of industrial ruggedness and cosy softness. Tables of different sizes and heights are complementing the collection.

INTRO, designed for Inno

Intro is a stackable wooden chair for use in a variety of public and private spaces. At first sight Intro looks simple but it's designed with a lot of attention to detail. The unique design combined with ergonomic proportions make it suitable for use in different purposes alone, in a group or around a table. Available with an upholstered seat and/or back. The armrest version of Intro has a distinct spirit that is suitable also for conference milieus.

LANKA, designed for Meritalia

Lanka tables are collaboration with Italian furniture company Meritalia. Table has a lightweight appearance and it is made out of steel and glass. Design is inspired by the colors and transparency. How the light effects to colored glass and it's shadows. At the same time you can see the coloured steel structure and it's shadows through the glass. Lanka is made ​​from a steel bar and rod iron by cutting, bending and welding. Table top is safety glass. Steel frame is powder coated. Production methods are very traditional ways used by the industry of furniture making. Honest, accurate and time-honored method of construction combined with a modern minimalist design gives furniture a distinctive stamp.

BYSTANDER, designed for Vivero

Bystander is a floor-standing coat rack. Aim for the design was an object that works individually and in groups. The slope of the coat rack leave space for the jacket to hang freely and same time it makes the object visually interesting. Group several in a conference room or lobby, place one next to each table at a restaurant, or put one in your office for your own coat. Bystander will carry your coat anywhere.

RUUTU, designed for Marzorati Ronchetti

Ruutu table is a collaboration with Italian company Marzorati Ronchetti and it was made for an exhibition called Cantu meets Helsinki. Ruutu is a unique piece. It is a Variable side table that rotates around its own axis. Table has a lightweight appearance and it is made out of steel and glass. Design is inspired by the transformability. The small table works for several uses, and may be used in part of group or as a stand-alone object. Ruutu is made ​​from a steel bar and rod iron by cutting, bending and welding. Nylon bushings allow the table top rotation. Steel frame is powder coated.

AIKA, designed for Covo

Aika is smaller wall pendulum clock, that goes together with Tiuku.

TIUKU, designed for Covo

The Tiuku clock presents the traditional grandfather’s clock with a twist. Rather than the familiar classic,heavy, decorated freestanding clock and pendulum that dominates the room, Kanerva has given the grandfather’s clock a modern and light touch that still features a swinging pendulum. This colored, contemporary minimalist version carries nothing extra and uses as little material as possible. It leans against the wall and can be fixed to the wall from behind. The clock’s body is powder coated sheet steel that is laser cut and bent, which stiffens the legs and creates a three-dimensional object from the two-dimensional sheet.

Rytmi & Tempo

Prototypes made for exhibitions at Salone satellite - Rytmi (rocking chair) Club Ambulant goes Milan, year 2006 & Tempo (lounge chair) Kokoomo, year 2009