Kari Asikainen biography

Kari Asikainen

Architect

1939 –

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Who is Kari Asikainen?

Kari Asikainen is a Finnish interior designer and former Professor of Industrial Furniture Design at MUOVA, the Design Centre of Western Finland in Vaasa. He has also taught at University of Art and Design Helsinki. Asikainen studied at the Institute for Applied Arts, completing his studies in 1966. His most well-known design is for the Kari Chair, for which he was awarded the SIO 1982 award for best piece of furniture for a public space. In 1984 he won the prestigious State Applied Arts Commission's Award.

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Born
Oct 24, 1939
Parkano
Education
  • Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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