Mikko Laakkonen

Mikko Laakkonen, born in 1974 in Espoo, is a renowned Finnish designer with a degree in musical instrument construction and a master's degree in furniture design. In 2004, he founded Studio Mikko Laakkonen, specializing in product design for everyday objects. His works are exhibited worldwide and he has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Reddot Design Award and the Muuuz International Awards. Currently, he collaborates with clients in various countries, including Marimekko and Artemide.

Mikko’s designs have been on display in several exhibitions around Europe, the United States, China and Japan. He has been awarded the number of international and national prizes, including: Muuuz International Awards 2014, Finnish Designer Awards ’14: Furniture Designer Of The Year, Reddot: best of the best design award (2013). Reddot design award (2012), Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award (2010) and the Young Designer of the Year prize (2009).
Today, Mikko Laakkonen cooperates with various clients which are from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, China and Italy include: Marimekko, Martela, Inno, Offecct, Woud, Artemide, Casamania, Covo, etc...

"I believe that every project is different, and strive to find a tailored solution that combines both the client’s needs and my expertise in design. My focus is to create unique, insightful items for everyday use."

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