Mikko Laakkonen

Mikko Laakkonen

was born in Espoo in 1974. After graduating as a musical instrument maker, he studied furniture design at Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, and later received his Masters degree from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. After working in design and architecture firms for several years, Mikko founded Studio Mikko Laakkonen in 2004.


The Studio offers product design services, with the main focus on everyday items. Mikko's designs have been on display in several exhibitions around Europe, the United States, China and Japan.


He has been awarded the number of international and national prizes, including: German Design Award (2017), Turkey Design Award (2016), Reddot design award honourable mention (2016), Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award (2016, 2015 & 2010), Muuuz International Awards 2014, Finnish Designer Awards '14: Furniture Designer Of The Year, Reddot: best of the best design award (2013) Reddot design award (2012), and the Young Designer of the Year prize (2009).


"My focus is to create unique, insightful items for everyday use."



米科·拉科宁

1974年出生于芬兰埃斯波。在学习乐器制作毕业后,他便赴域门应用科学大学开始了家具设计学习,之后获得了赫尔辛基艺术设计大学硕士学位。在设计公司和建筑公司工作几年以后,他在2004年成立了米科·拉科宁工作室,专注于提供日常用品的设计服务,其设计作品在欧洲、美国、中国和日本的一些展览会上皆有展出


他曾获得过众多的国际和国内奖项,包括:德国设计奖(2017),土耳其设计奖(2016),红点设计奖荣誉奖(2016),芝加哥雅典娜博物馆设计奖(2016, 2015 & 2010)Muuuz 国际奖(2014),芬兰设计师奖:年度家具设计师(2014),红点奖:best of the best设计奖(2013),红点设计奖(2012),以及年度新锐设计师(2009)


“我专注于创造独特、蕴含见解的日常用品。”