The two Finish industrial designers Jukka Jokinen and Heikki Konu from Aalto University School of Arts are nominated for the Formex Nova Award – Nordic Designer of the Year.
Jukka Jokinen and Heikki Konu, Finland
Jukka Jokinen and Heikki Konu, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Two Helsinki based industrial designers, driven by experimental and material oriented design methods, the duo believes in the power of teamwork, while they have gained attention together and individually in Helsinki 5G contest, Dubai Design Week and Habitare Design Competition.
The jury’s motivation:
“The minimal and clear aesthetics of the series implifies the design principles and mindset of Nordic design.This duo developed a new kind of glass blowing technique with a modular mould that can implement countless of different objects for different use. The possibilities are endless.”