Pekka Harni and Yuka Takahashi have been collaborating in various design and architectural projects since 2002 in Helsinki, Finland.
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Prof. Pekka Harni
is an architect MSc / SAFA* and industrial designer MA / TKO**, who works widely on applied art, furniture design and architecture.

Pekka Harni has been appointed as an artist professor for ten years starting from 2012 by the Arts Council of Finland.

He has designed for companies such as Marimekko and Arabia Finland, Satira, Portugal etc. In 1999, he received the Design Plus Award from the Ambiente Frankfurt Fair.

In 2011, Pekka Harni has received Finnish Industrial Designer of the Year 2011 by Finnish Association of Industrial Designers TKO.

He has been teaching at The University of Art and Design Helsinki, UIAH since 1988, also invited as a visiting lecturer in several European design universities and a leader of design workshops in Europe and other countries.

>CV : pekka_harni_cv 2011
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Yuka Takahashi
is an industrial designer MA/ TKO**,
Japanese-born designer who moved to Finland in 2002.

She received her BA in industrial design from Kobe Design University in Japan and subsequently worked as the only in-house designer of a Japanese tool industry Kanzawa.

In 2006, she achieved a Master of Arts degree from the University of Art and Design Helsinki (now Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture). In 2007, she founded a design company HARNI-TAKAHASHI LTD. DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE together with Pekka Harni.

Her works include MOON tableware set, limited editions produced by very appreciated Finnish ceramic factory Arabia Finland.

> CV : yuka_takahashi_cv 2012
SAFA* Finnish Association of Architects
TKO** Finnish Association of Industrial Designers