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llkka Suppanen (b. 1968) is one of the world’s best known contemporary Finnish architects and designers. His Helsinki studio offers integrated strategic design in the fields of interior, product and concept design, architecture and brand development. Suppanen’s ongoing interest in production techniques and new materials and usages is visible in a large part of his work. Clients include Axis, Cappellini, Lucente, Nokia, and Saab. Suppanen’s work has exhibited at MoMa in New York, Milan Furniture Fair and Venice Architecture Biennale. He has also received many international awards, including the Swedish Bruno Mathsson Prize and the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize in 2015. Suppanen’s Fireplace for Iittala won the 2009 Fennia Prize.