Jukka Setälä

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Jukka Setälä (born 24 February 1967, Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish designer.[1] He completed his study as an interior architect at the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 1996. He designed a notable lamp[2] but he is best known for his "Fatboy" poofs (large cushions).[3]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • 2004 'Muovi' (Plastic), Design Museum, Helsinki
  • 2004 'Dream Team' design exhibition / Design Forum, Helsinki
  • 2002 'Finndesignnow02' / Helsinki
  • 2000 '100- (design-)' / Helsinki
  • 2000 'Young Forum' / Design Forum, Helsinki
  • 1999 'Artificial Nature', furniture exhibition Pit 21, Milan
  • 1999 'New Scandinavian' furniture exhibition / Cologne
  • 1998 'Finnish Design 10' / Design Forum, Helsinki
  • 1997 '25-Points' furniture exhibition / MUOVA, Vaasa, and Suomenlinna, Helsinki
  • 1997 'Young Designers Week', furniture exhibition / Martela, Helsinki
  • 1997 'Talente 1997' / Munich
  • 1997 'Borens Award 1996' / Design Forum, Helsinki and Malmö Form & Design Center
  • 1996 'Nordisk Glass', Malmö Form & Design Center
  • 1996 'Young Forum' / Design Forum, Helsinki
  • 1996 'The Forces of Light' / Rake Gallery, Helsinki
  • 1995 'Giovani e Materia' / Firenze
  • 1994 '4' / NuKu Galleria, Oulu
  • 1994 Jewellery exhibition / Gallery PUR-PUR, Frankfurt am Main
  • 1993 Furniture Exhibition / Copenhagen
  • 1991 Retretti, sculpture exhibition / Punkaharju

Acknowledgements and awards[edit]

  • 2006 Best New Furniture in Europe 2006 / Readers Digest, Europe
  • 2001 Merket for God Design
  • 1999 Honorary mention 'Valo-99' (Light 99) / light design competition, Finland[2]
  • 1995 Coats Opti Oy, 1st prize / design competition, Finland
  • 1994 Stala Oy, Harjavalta Oy, Naber & Co Oy, design competition, 3rd prize with Ilkka Koskela / Finland
  • 1993 Jorvas High-Tech centre, graphic design, 1st prize / Finland
  • Own design office since 1996 under the name Suunnittelu- and Muotoilutoimisto Jukka Setälä Oy
  • Furniture design teacher at the University Of Art And Design Helsinki since 1999

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rich, Jason R. (2006-09-25). Pampering Your Pooch: Discover What Your Dog Needs, Wants, and Loves. John Wiley and Sons. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-470-00922-2. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Jukka Setälä". Design House Stockholm. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Guide du mobilier pour vos terrasses et jardin". (in French). Journal des Spectacles. 12 August 2011. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 

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