Design House Idoli Oy
Design House Idoli, tourism service concept
Design: Pekka and Hanneli Sillfors 2005
Design House Idoli combines tourism services and the leading products of Finnish design with the unique natural environment of the North. This bold total concept renews the idea of tourism and travel in Lapland.
The Piko Thermal Cycler for DNA analyses
Design: Reijo Markku, Juhana Karhu / Design Reform Oy 2005
Previously concentrating on biotechnical reagents and enzymes, Finnzymes expanded its business to producing laboratory equipment and developed a device for amplifying DNA that is quick, accurate, small and profitable.
GE Healthcare Finland Oy
Patient monitor product group for anaesthesia and intensive care
Design: Kimmo Frondelius, Harri Sanasvuori, Jukka Kankkunen / GE Healthcare; Heikki Salo, Marko Ståhlstedt / ED-Design Ltd. 2005–2006
The carefully designed user interface of the patient monitors ensures compatibility with other hospital equipment and correct readings. Movability, wireless data transfer and good ergonomic properties enable the efficient use of the monitors.
Hanna Korvela Design Oy
The Aqua damp-proof mat
Design: Hanna Korvela Design 2005–2006
The style and feel of a paper-yarn rug have been provided for damp-proof mat woven from synthetic materials. The right binding and backing methods were found through product development.
The Sola and Soihtu lamps
Design: Jukka Korpihete 2006
Design was included in Lundia’s strategy to reinforce the brand. The lamps are part of the Lundia style and also prominent elements of interior design. The shape of both the lamp and light and shadow were important for the designer.
The Ilmassa interior textile collection (Kassiopeia, Pääsky, Kuiskaaja)
Design: Maija Louekari 2005–2006
Marimekko has continuously taken note of young designers, giving them opportunities for creative work. The technically demanding and multidimensional patterns of the fabrics have been developed in cooperation with the professionals of the company’s fabric-printing press.
The Nokia N93 multimedia mobile phone
Design: Shunjiro Eguchi 2004–2006
The Nokia N93 combines a mobile phone, Internet browser and a high-quality still/video camera in a compact mobile device equally easy to use as both phone and camera.
Nokia Corporation, Networks
Nokia Flexi WCDMA Base Station for 3G mobile phone networks
Design: Tuomas Nylén, Design Management Jussi Tuurnala 2006
A modularly assembled base station is a flexible solution. Owing to design and developed technology, the moduls can be carried by one person and are easy to transport and install.
original habitek works*
A furniture concept for homes and offices
Design: Kirsi Gullichsen 2003–2005
The products of this furniture concept combine the benefits of mass production and craftsmanship. The structural principle permits the use of shelves and storage units also as partitions.
TP20ac platform pallet truck
Design: Petteri Masalin, Kero Uusitalo / Rocla Oyj; Tuomas Antikainen / Puredesign 2003–2005
Product development for the Rocla pallet trucks focused on improving usability and safety. A new feature is customization according to the client’s brand: company logos etc. can be printed on the sides of the truck.
The t1, t3 and t4 heart rate monitors
Design: Suunto Design Team / Mikko Ahlström, Kimmo Pernu 2006
The distinct user interface of the Suunto heart rate monitors helps even ordinary users exercise efficiently. The uniform appearance of the product line is also taken into consideration in the design.
TAG Heuer S.A.
The Professional Golf Watch
Design: Ross Lovegrove 2005
This light and ergonomic watch that stays in place on the wrist was developed especially for the needs of golfers. The movement also withstands the high acceleration of a professional golfer’s swing.
The MOOD modular soapstone fireplace product line
Design: Tulikivi Oyj, Eliisa Elo and team; Creadesign Oy under the direction of Hannu Kähönen 2004–2006
MOOD is a modern line of fireplaces meeting environmental standards, conserving stone material and employing the same modular stone sizes in all its models.
Ursuk Oy / Suunto
DS6 dry suit for sailing
Design: Jasmine Julin-Aro, Marko Kallionpää 2006
The dry suit combines comfort in use and the heavy requirements of sailing. The design and product development of details indicate a thorough knowledge of sailing.
The Rosebud chair
Design: Ilkka Suppanen 2006
This small and light chair is comfortable. Distinction in the market is ensured by design that is original, yet international. The sparse use of materials is also economical.
YTV / The Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council
The Jokeri bus service concept
Design: Reijo Markku, Soile Pernu / Design Reform Oy 2004–2006
Jokeri is the first bus line in the Helsinki region for which a distinct visual image was created. The carefully considered overall design is quickly noted and perceived by users.