Mikko Kärkkäinen is a Finnish designer and a trained carpenter. He is also the founder and Chief Designer of the Finnish manufacturer Tunto Design. As trained carpenter Kärkkäinen can perform every step from the idea to the finished product. This way products that are made from only one hand are created.
Lighting design -Tunto
Tunto creates innovative lamps which combine wood with the latest lighting technology. Carefully selected and skilfully processed wood is the main material and the source of inspiration of Tunto. The wood used is hand-picked and FSC®-certified to ensure the highest quality and to support responsible forest management. In addition to the excellent wood Tunto uses only the latest LED and OLED technologies for the lights. They have easy-to-use, touch-sensitive switches and are controlled wirelessly.
The lighting design by Mikko Kärkkäinen were several times awarded with Design Awards , including with the Red Dot Design Award 2009 and 2010 with the Good Design Award.