Heikki Ruoho

Designer Helsinki / Finland

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Heikki Ruoho
Heikki Ruoho is an industrial and furniture designer. He received his formal education at the Lahti Institute of Design (BA), and at the University of Art and Design Helsinki (MA). Ruoho has worked as a freelance designer since 1997. In 2003, he and Teemu Järvi set up the Järvi & Ruoho design office. Alongside his design work, Ruoho lectures and teaches product and furniture design at the trade’s leading teaching institutions.

Ruoho has received a number of national and international awards, including: the Ornamo Design Award (Finland -08), the Fennia Prize (Finland -07), the Oribe Craft Design Award (Japan -06), the Caiazza Memorial Challenge at the Promosedia International Chair Exhibition (Italy -04), Workspaces (USA -01), European Packaging Design Prize (Sweden -00), A House for the Third Millennium (Italy -99), and Koizumi Lightning Design Competition (Japan -94). He has been awarded major grants by the Finnish Cultural Foundation (-06 and -09) and the Finnish Furniture Foundation (-05).
Heikki Ruoho
Heikki Ruoho
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Heikki Ruoho is an industrial and furniture designer. He received his formal education at the Lahti Institute of Design (BA), and at the University of Art and Design Helsinki (MA). Ruoho has worked as a freelance designer since 1997. In 2003, he and Teemu Järvi set up the Järvi & Ruoho design office. Alongside his design work, Ruoho lectures and teaches product and furniture design at the trade’s leading teaching institutions. Ruoho has received a number of national and international awards, including: the Ornamo Design Award (Finland -08), the Fennia Prize (Finland -07), the Oribe Craft Design Award (Japan -06), the Caiazza Memorial Challenge at the Promosedia International Chair Exhibition (Italy -04), Workspaces (USA -01), European Packaging Design Prize (Sweden -00), A House for the Third Millennium (Italy -99), and Koizumi Lightning Design Competition (Japan -94). He has been awarded major grants by the Finnish Cultural Foundation (-06 and -09) and the Finnish Furniture Foundation (-05).