C.V.

 Seppo Koho

 

Designer MA ORNAMO/SIO, Architect M.Sc. SAFA

Born 1967

 

Education: - Master of Arts

University of industrial arts of Helsinki, interior architecture and furniture design, 1987-1994.

- Architect, Master of Science

Tampere University of Technology, architecture, 1993- 2010.

 

Seppo Koho Architecture and Design 1995-

 

Design: - Secto Design , lighting.

- Aptero, furniture and lighting.

- P.O.Korhonen, furniture.

- Martela, furniture.

- Washin Optical, Japan, eyeglasses

 

Art: - Light sculpture “Ruovikko”, Helsinki Airport Terminal 1, 2012

- Pop-up Pavilion, Taurida park, St.Petersburg, Russia, 2012

 

Architecture: - ATP- service oy, interior, Helsinki 1998.

- Tila oy . interior, Helsinki 2000.

- EQT- Partners oy, interior, Helsinki 2001.

- Töölö house of sports, Swimming hall entrance 2001, I.Ulin Architects.

- Finnzymes oy, interior, Espoo 2003.

- M-Real oy, Wallpaper shop concept 2003.

- Nokia oy, Build furniture for head office, Espoo 2005. I.Ulin Architects.

- EM-Group oy, build furniture, Helsinki 2006. I.Ulin Architects.

- Savoy Theatre, build furniture, Helsinki 2007. I.Ulin Architects.

- Nokia oy, Representation Sauna, interior, Helsinki 2007. I.Ulin Architects.

- Iittala oy, Office furnishing plans, Helsinki 2006 – 2008.

- Activity terass, architecture, Alcamo, Sicily, Italy 2009.

- Sauna Tenkanen, architecture, Nauvo 2010.

- House Aalto-Setälä, architecture, Uusikaupunki 2011

Exhibition

architecture: - Retretti art exhibitions 1997 – 1999.

- Art museum of Turku, Memories From Africa 1997.

- The National Museum of Finland, wallpaper exhibition 2000.

- Helsinki City Art Museum, Garden of paradise 2004.

- Helsinki City Center, Open air picture exhibition, 2005.

 

exhibitions: - Lighting exhibition, Helsinki Finland 1996.

- Refine wood, refine paper. Design Forum, Helsinki 1996.

- Muova furniture, Vaasa 1996.

- 25 Point´s furniture exhibition, Helsinki 1997.

- Seppo Koho furniture and lighthing, Into galleria, Helsinki 1997.

- That`s the point furniture exhibition, Helsinki 1998.

- Finnish Design 10 exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki 1998.

- 100- exhibition, Helsinki 2000.

- “The International Design yearbook 2002, Edited by Ross Lovegrove, Laurence King Publishing.

- Serieously secto, exhibition, Pro founders-gallery, Helsinki 2003.

- Second nature exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki 2006.

- ”Finnish Design Yearbook 2006, Edited by Katja Lindroos and Pekka Toivanen,

Design Forum Finland publications.

- Exposition “Design au quotidian”, Paris Finland-institut, Paris France 2006.

- Lighting exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki 2008.

- Design contemporain finlandais, Promenons-nous dans le bois”,

Design museum Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris France 2008.

- Lähiostoksilla – Glocal Shopper exhibition Design Forum Helsinki 2008.

- Protypes uniques et luminaires de collection Secto Design,

gallery Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris France 2009.

- Between craft and design, gallery Wells, Seoul South Korea 2010.

- Secto lighting exhibition, Studio Seppo Koho, Helsinki 2010

- Ecodesign exhibition, Habitare, Helsinki 2010

- Hirameki, Living Design Center Ozone, Tokyo Japan 2010

- Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South-Korea 2011

- Classics of the Finnish design, Pietari, Russia, 2012

- Finland at Eunique 2012 arts&crafts, Karlsruhe, Germany 2012

- Whosbad Taurida park / Design week 2012, Pietari, Russia 2012

- Aikamatka exhibition, Habitare, Helsinki 2012

- Sustainable Design from Finland, Spazio Punch, Venetsia, Italia 2012

- Lightwood exhibition, Bienal de Diseno Chile, Santiago, Chile 2013

- Sustainable Design from Finland, Design Forum Helsinki 2013

- Enduring Beauty, Design elevator, Tallinn Design Night Festival, Tallinn, Estonia 2013

Grants:

 - Ornamo grant 1997.

- Arts Council of Finland grant 2002.

- Alfred Cordelin foundation grant 2003.

- Finnish Cultural Foundation grant 2004.

- Arts Council of Finland grant 2006.

- Finnish Cultural Foundation grant 2012.

Prizes and honours:

 - Olomuoto Award 2008.

 - iF Product design price 2010.

 - Ornamo Award candidate 2015

 - Furniture Designer of the year, SIO 2105

 

Residences: - Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France 2005, 2008-2009.

 

 

 

Seppo Koho

Designer MA ORNAMO/SIO. Architect M.Sc. SAFA. Born 1967.

Education: - Master of Arts. University of industrial arts of Helsinki, interior architecture and furniture design, 1987-1994. Architect, Master of ScienceTampere University of Technology, architecture, 1993- 2010.

Design:

Secto Design , lighting. Aptero, furniture and lighting. P.O.Korhonen, furniture. Martela, furniture. Washin  Optical, Japan, eyeglasses

Art:

Light sculpture “Ruovikko”, Helsinki Airport Terminal 1, 2012. Pop-up Pavilion, Taurida park, St.Petersburg, Russia, 2012

Architecture: 

ATP- service oy, interior, Helsinki 1998. Tila oy . interior, Helsinki 2000. EQT- Partners oy, interior, Helsinki 2001. Töölö house of sports, Swimming hall entrance 2001, I.Ulin Architects. Finnzymes oy, interior, Espoo 2003. M-Real oy, Wallpaper shop concept 2003. Nokia oy, Build furniture for head office, Espoo 2005. I.Ulin Architects. EM-Group oy, build furniture, Helsinki 2006. I.Ulin Architects. Savoy Theatre, build furniture, Helsinki 2007. I.Ulin Architects. Nokia oy, VIP-Sauna, interior, Helsinki 2007. I.Ulin Architects. Iittala oy, Office furnishing plans, Helsinki 2006 – 2008. Activity terass, architecture, Alcamo, Sicily, Italy 2009. Sauna Tenkanen, architecture, Nauvo 2010. House Aalto-Setälä, architecture, Uusikaupunki 2011. House Tenkanen, architecture, Nauvo 2015

Exhibition architecture:

Retretti art exhibitions 1997 – 1999. Art museum of Turku, Memories From Africa 1997. The National Museum of Finland, wallpaper exhibition 2000. Helsinki City Art Museum, Garden of paradise 2004. Helsinki City Center, Open air picture exhibition, 2005.

exhibitions:

Lighting exhibition, Helsinki Finland 1996. Refine wood, refine paper. Design Forum, Helsinki 1996. Muova furniture, Vaasa 1996. 25 Point´s furniture exhibition, Helsinki 1997. Seppo Koho furniture and lighthing, Into galleria, Helsinki 1997. That`s the point furniture exhibition, Helsinki 1998. Finnish Design 10 exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki 1998. 100- exhibition, Helsinki 2000. “The International Design yearbook 2002, Edited by Ross Lovegrove, Laurence King Publishing. Serieously secto exhibition, Pro founders-gallery, Helsinki 2003. Second nature exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki 2006. ”Finnish Design Yearbook 2006, Edited by Katja Lindroos and Pekka Toivanen, Design Forum Finland publications. Exposition “Design au quotidian”, Paris Finland-institut, Paris France 2006. Lighting exhibition, Design Forum, Helsinki 2008. Design contemporain finlandais, Promenons-nous dans le bois”, Design museum Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris France 2008. Lähiostoksilla – Glocal Shopper exhibition Design Forum Helsinki 2008. Protypes uniques et luminaires de collection Secto Design, gallery Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris France 2009. Between craft and design, gallery Wells, Seoul South Korea 2010. Secto lighting exhibition, Studio Seppo Koho, Helsinki 2010. Ecodesign exhibition, Habitare, Helsinki 2010. Hirameki, Living Design Center Ozone, Tokyo Japan 2010. Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South-Korea 2011. Classics of the Finnish design, Pietari, Russia, 2012. Finland at Eunique 2012 arts&crafts, Karlsruhe, Germany 2012. Whosbad Taurida park / Design week 2012, Pietari, Russia 2012. Aikamatka exhibition, Habitare, Helsinki 2012. Sustainable Design from Finland, Spazio Punch, Venetsia, Italia 2012. Lightwood exhibition, Bienal de Diseno Chile, Santiago, Chile 2013. Sustainable Design from Finland, Design Forum Helsinki 2013. Enduring Beauty, Design elevator, Tallinn Design Night Festival, Tallinn, Estonia 2013.

Residences:

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France 2005, 2008-2009.

Grants:

 Ornamo grant 1997.  Council of Finland grant 2002.  Alfred Cordelin foundation grant 2003.  Finnish Cultural Foundation grant 2004.  Arts Council of Finland grant 2006.  Finnish Cultural Foundation grant 2012.

Prizes and honours:

Olomuoto Award 2008.  iF Product design price 2010.  Ornamo Award candidate 2015.  Furniture Designer of the year, SIO 2015