Finnish designer Katriina Nuutine
Katriina Nuutinen was born in 1983, in Helsinki, Finland. She studied at The School of Arts and Design at Aalto University, Helsinki, where from she received her master in glassware. She was awarded the Finnish ''Talent of the Year'' award at the MUOTO2011 gala in Helsinki, but it was her breakthrough Hely jewel light, that earned her a mention as one of the most beautiful products at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in 2009. In 2014 her Oma floor lamp was selected as one of the TOP25 homeware products to buy, by Monocle magazine.
Katriina’s work is an great example of modern Finnish glass design, inspired by the captivating interplay of glass and light. She specializes in glass and ceramics, but her work is also characterized by explorations with wood, metal, leather and textiles, as well as combining different materials. The delicate Hely jewel lamp is a perfect example of her know-how of various materials and her creative flair. Katriina’s harmonic work mainly consists of lights, interior accessories and tableware. However, her attraction towards concept designing as well as furniture design is increasing. In her free time she enjoys wandering from secondhand shops to vintage stores.