Pekka Kuivamäki is a ceramist and designer who is currently finishing his MA degree in Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS in short) in Helsinki. He is inspired by functionalist architecture and design and artists such as Kazimir Malevich and Donald Judd.
Lately he has been working with subjects such as playfulness and multifunctionality and how they can together create meaningful design.
Ida is a journalist specialized in design. She has written for several culture and design publications, both in Finland as well as internationally, done research for design and architecture television programmes and taught at Aalto University. She is the editor-in-chief of Helsinki Design Weekly. She enjoys spending time on a sailboat and on skis and is a lover of thoughtful details.
Antti Kalevi is an artist and illustrator currently based in Helsinki, Finland. His works are featured in, among others, ANTI Magazine, dpi Magazine, Printed Pages and SPUR Japan. Antti’s long list of international clients include The New York Times, Finlandia Vodka, Kauniste, ELLE Italia and Universal Music. He is represented by Agent Pekka in Europe and the US.
Johannes Romppanen is a self thaught portrait and documentary photographer. Besides working on his own projects he shoots for international magazines like Monocle, Case da Abitare, Sunday Telegraph, NEON.
I'm an illustrator specialized in drawing and painting by hand, mostly portraits. My background is in book design, and I still get immense inspiration from great stories. I work internationally and enjoy collaborating.