Hemmo Honkonen is a Finnish designer based in Helsinki, Finland. He is currently working towards a Masters degree in Product and spatial design at Aalto University. Prior to his studies at Aalto he has graduated with a Bachelors degree in Furniture Design from Linköping University - Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies in Stockholm (2017) and as a Luthier artisan from the Guitar building department at Ikaalinen College of Crafts and Design (2014). Honkonens style is characterized by nordic simplicity and functionalism combined with a hint of playfulness. He is intrigued by user experience and interaction and strives to create both visually and functionally insightful pieces.
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2019 - TALENTSHOP 2019 - Habitare, Helsinki, Finland
2019 - ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM - Helsinki Design Week, Erottaja 2, Helsinki, Finland
2019 - FORM. FUNCTION. FASCINATION: THE CHAIR - Design Pier, Hong Kong
2018 - YOUNG SWEDISH DESIGN 2018 - Swedish Design Moves Tokyo, Designart Tokyo, Japan
2018 - GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY - Artek Helsinki, Finland
2018 - NÅT NORDIC - 5th Furnishings Expo Nankang, Ganzhou, China
2018 - UNG SVENSK FORM 2018 - Falkenberg museum, Falkenberg, Sweden
2018 - UNG SVENSK FORM 2018 - Form/Design Center, Malmö, Sweden
2018 - UNG SVENSK FORM 2018 - ArkDes, Stockholm, Sweden
2017 - DESIGN IN PINE - China International Furniture Fair Shanghai, East Design Show, Shaghai, China
2017 - DESIGN STUDENTS SELECTED - Formex, Stockholm, Sweden
2017 - TRÄ ART - Kulturgatan Bodafors, Bodafors, Sweden
2017 - DESIGN IN PINE - Vallastaden, Bo- och samhällsexpo, Linköping, Sweden
2017 - MALMSTENS VÅRUTSTÄLLNING - LiU Malmstens, Lidingö, Sweden
2017 - DESIGN IN PINE - Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair, Green House, Stockholm, Sweden