Elisa Honkanen is native from the Finnish lake district that is characterized with crystal clear lakes and dense forests. She has gained experience collaborating with well-known design studios such as Piero Lissoni in Milan, Italy, Patrick Norguet in Paris, France, and recently with David Chipperfield Architects Milan office.

She has exhibited her work in several international furniture fairs including Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Berlin and Taipei, and got recognition for her work gaining Faces of Design Award 2010 (shared first prize in Berlin, Germany), and Interieur Design Awards 2012 (first prize for her Purist chair in Kortrijk, Belgium).

In her work she studies contemporary aesthetics and loves tracing signs of industrial (r)evolution from objects around us.

Additional information: elisa@elisahonkanen.com