Samuli Helavuo graduated from Lahti Institute of Design and Fine Arts as Bachelor of Design in 2014. Currently he works as freelance designer in Helsinki and studies a Master’s degree in design at Aalto University. Samuli is an observer who is widely interested in how the world works. He loves quietness and sense of timelessness. As a designer he is looking for challenges, he wants to find new aspects and increase sustainability. He is interested in functional design combined with aesthetic pleasure.Internal flame and positive energy motivates him. Samuli has received awards and prizes internationally and in Finland. Hakola’s Riippu shelf is designed by Samuli.