SECRETS OF FINLAND (est. 2007)
A collection celebrating the brilliant traditional skills and local materials.
What is still made in Finland? We had no idea. So we started to find out. Since 2007, we've visited factories and makers around Finland and designed new items based on each traditions. The collection was first shown at KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art in Finland in 2007.


Dance Shoes


Mushroom
Stool


Small Hug


Big Hug

Fin-animals

City Puzzle

Helsinki Puzzle

Pinguwear

Pinguadult

Work Dress

Winter Tie

Felt Virsu

Birch Pixel

Birchbag Big


50% Wool


100% Wool

Lady Jatsari

OstroBoots

Suomi Shoes

Hot Legs

Finnish Forest
Scarf


Rocking
Bear


Treeflower
Stool

Sleeping
Furniture

Sleeping
Chair

Deer Tree

Dog Stool

Flower Tree Vases
Maljakkopuut


Nukku Perho


Winter Collar
BeardWear
Secret Eyes

Headfriend

Winter Sleep

Handy Bags


Riding pants


Birch Me

Lucky Shirt

Flame Shirt


Hood Bag

Baggy Jeans

Fin Diamonds

  Secrets of Helsinki products (est. 2012)
A collection in homage to the city of Helsinki.
In coperation with manufacturers still working inside the Helsinki city borders. The Project was first shown as part of Helsinki World Design Capital exhibition in 2012.


Helsinki
Scarf


Helsinki
Street Light

Helsinki
Tool House

Helsinki
Water Tower

Helsinki
Boot Brush

Metro Scarf
 

  SECRETS OF USA products (est. 2017)
A product family with Amish makers in Amish Country, Pennsylvania USA. The project was first shown at Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, US in summer 2017.


Amish
Cap


Roller
Chair

Story
Belt

Quilt
Dress
 


  SECRETS OF JAPAN products (est. 2015)
An art project and a collection of items designed by COMPANY inspired by Japanese tradition, craft and belief.  The project was first shown at the Aomori Museum of Art, Japan in 2015.


Kokeshi
Dress


Kokeshi
Hanten

Kokeshi
Monpe

Kokeshi
Handbag

Kokeshi
Sweater

Kokeshi
Leggings
 


Mushroom
Forest Lamp


Kokeshi
Fountain

Sakunami
Trees

Kokeshi
Stool

Kokeshi Family Stool

Finnish
Tansu

Bunaco
Tree

 

       

  SECRETS OF RUSSIA products (est. 2012)
A collection with the Great, Grand Russian Masters.
In 2011 Aamu Song and Johan Olin set on a journey to explore Russian manufacturing secrets. The travels, which took us from Moscow to Urals, into Siberia and to the Caucasus, resulted in collaboration with more than ten of traditional manufacturers. The collection was first shown at KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art in Finland in 2012.

NEW!

Tree of
Life

NEW!

Summer
Flowers
NEW!

Polar
Boy
NEW!

Trees
Lehmusto
NEW!

Trees
Kuusisto
NEW!

Eastern
Egg
NEW!

Egg &
Chick


The Bears
Matryoshka


Käpy
Matryoshka

Head
Matryoshka

Sea
Matryoshka

The Life of
Snowman

Tree of
Seasons

Planeta
Matryoshka


Oaknut
Matryoshka


Tatti
Matryoshka

Kärpässieni
Matryoshka

Onion
Matryoshka

Fruit
Matryoshka

Head
Hat Stand

Tver
Trees


Apple
Matryoshka


Church Bell

Lollipop
á la Russia

Ice
Creams

Chicken or Egg

Holy Light

Drinking Bear


Scale
Woman


Scale
Man

Beauty Bag
Round

Beauty Bag
Small

Beauty Bag
Basic

Rolxx
Gold

iMisha


Matryoshka
Stool


Strawberry
Stool

Boy
Stool

Girl
Stool

Great
Mushroom

Frorest
Mushroom

Magic
Mushroom


Matryoshka
Valenki


Bear
Boots

Polar Bear
Boots

Four Season
Barbie

Four Season
Ken

Million
Roses

Company &
Friends


Sumka
Head


Sumka
Oaknut


Sumka
Apple

Sumka
Mushroom

Tray
Bag

Mount
Ural

Hohloma
Stool


Summer
Company


Winter
Company

Dedushka &
Babushka cup

Purse Baby &
Purse Mom

Purse Dot
small & big

Norsu
Tea Pot

Mr. & Miss
Matryoshka

  SECRETS OF ESTONIA products (est. 2013)
This Secret project took us to our neighbor country, Estonia. We toured around Estonia in search of traditional manufacturers. After visiting each factory and getting to know their manufacturing secrets, we designed a collection of new traditional items. The collection was first shown in the Estonian Design Museum in 2013.


Multiprofessional
Shirt


Secret
Skirt

Secret Muscle
Shirt

Sheep
Scarf

Sheep
Sleep

Vigri
Cap

Baltic sea
Monsters


Barrel
Stool


Toy Lamp Excavator

Toy Lamp
Bus

Pixel
Lamp

Tea
Holder

  SECRETS OF BELGIUM products (est. 2010)
A collection with the finest traditional factories in Belgium. The collection was first shown at Brussels Design Week 2010.


Belgium Hat 1


Belgium Cap

MamaBag

PapaBag

ElephantBag

  SECRETS OF KOREA products (est. 2008)
A collection with local manufacturers, inspired by the Korea we love. The project was first shown at Ssamzie Art Space Seoul, Korea 2008 and at Milan Furniture Fair, Italy 2008.


BibimBag


BibimBag Big

BanchanBag

Car Shoes

Car Shoes


Noodle Shoes


Noodle Shoes

Gomusin Shoes

Gomusin Shoes

Double Heels

  OTHER PRODUCTS
Selected commissioned products for various clients.


Valopallo
Light Ball
Aarikka 2015


Ateneum Furniture
Fin National Gallery
2013

Sauna Stool
Kulttuurisauna
2013

Rudi-Kari Stool
Nikari
2012

Animal Brushes
Fin National Gallery
2014

Muu chairs
Moomin Museum
2017

Kukkajakkara
Moomin Museum
2017


Head of Thoughts
Helsini University
2015


Mari Matryoshka
Kiasma / Marimekko
2014

Tuokku holder
Shiheido, Japan
2007

MetalBags
Salakauppa
2007

Tennissukka
products
HAM 2015

Flower Tree Vases
Maljakkopuut
EMMA 2017
 

  Photo credits: Janne Suhonen & Company