Pekka Harni

Prof. Pekka Harni
is an architect MSc / SAFA* and industrial designer MA / ORNAMO**, 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 ORNAMO.
He has been teaching at The University of Art and Design Helsinki, UIAH (now Aalto University) since 1988, also invited as a visiting lecturer in several European design universities and a leader of design workshops in Europe and other countries.

SAFA* Finnish Association of Architects
ORNAMO** Finnish Association of Designers

Yuka Takahashi

Yuka Takahashi is an industrial designer MA/ ORNAMO**,
is a 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. She received “The EcoDesign award” and her furniture design was selected as “The Most Interesting Product” in the Habitare furniture fair in 2016.


Harni-Takahashi Ltd. Design and Architecture

Address : Vironkatu 12 H 44, 00170 Helsinki, FINLAND
Business ID : 2104403 - 7
E-mail: info@harni-takahashi.com
Web: harni-takahashi.com

Pekka Harni

artist professor, industrial designer MA / ORNAMO, architect MSc / SAFA
e-mail : pekka (at) harni-takahashi.com
mobile : +358 40 7774528

Yuka Takahashi

industrial designer MA / ORNAMO
e-mail : yuka (at) harni-takahashi.com
mobile : +358 40 7321955

Harni–Takahashi Ltd. Design & Architecture, established in 2007 by Pekka Harni and Yuka Takahashi, is based in the center of Helsinki, Finland. Specializing in architecture and industrial design, Harni–Takahashi also offers design services for urban planning, interior, furniture, lighting, ceramic, and textiles. Projects for leading Finnish design companies (including Marimekko and Arabia Finland), European companies (Satira, Portugal) and Japanese producers attest to the quality of Harni–Takahashi design services. Clients from various public communities, private companies, and individual customers have commissioned architectural projects with Harni–Takahashi. Harni–Takahashi nurtures a productive network to meet the high standards of creative people. Harni-Takahashi tries to find sustainable and human scale solutions in all of our works. We do our best to find the most ecological solution for each design problem and help our customers to find alternative ways to go on.

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