Harri Koskinen

Designer Harri Koskinen (born 1970 in Karstula, Finland) studied in the Lahti Institute of Design and the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. In 1998, he established his own studio called Friends of Industry, which offers product and concept design as well as exhibition architecture. Koskinen’s uncompromising and outstanding design has been internationally recognized right from the beginning of his career. Besides Artek, his clients include Arabia, Beauty Prestige International, Cassina IXC, Danese, Design House Stockholm, Finlandia Vodka Worldwide, Finlayson, Genelec, Iittala, Lundia, Magis, Maruni Wood Industry Inc., Issey Miyake Inc., Montina, Muji, O luce, Panasonic, Seiko Instruments Inc., Swarovski, Venini, Woodnotes etc.