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Joanna Laajisto


Functionality, quality and aesthetics. These are the main principles of Studio Joanna Laajisto's designs. Be it interiors, products or services, the agency's philosophy is to create beautiful, long lasting and meaningful design that drives from sustainable values and understanding of human behavior.

Studio Joanna Laajisto is a Helsinki based boutique design agency, founded in 2010. They work in the fields of commercial interiors such as retail, hospitality and workplace design as well as product and concept design.

Joanna Laajisto, the founder of the Studio, is an interior architect and designer who has studied and made her career in the West Coast of United States. Prior to moving back to her native country Finland, she worked in Los Angeles at an international architect firm Gensler, designing large scale commercial projects.
In addition to her BA degree in interior architecture, she is also a LEED accredited designer, making her an expert in environmental and energy efficient design.

In addition to designing custom furniture and fixtures for her projects, she has also designed a stackable System storage containers for the Finnish furniture manufacturer Lundia. The Edit wall and pendant lamps designed by her in 2013 are sold through Finnish Design Shop. Her latest product design is the Airisto side table/ stool and bench for Finnish furniture company Made by Choice which is launched during the Stockholm Design Week February 2018.

Their work has been published widely in both national & international media with clients ranging from the local Nordic region to across Europe.