ARKTIS is a new Finnish furniture company founded in 2011. ARKTIS manufactures aesthetic, functional and long-lasting high-quality furniture suitable for both public spaces and home interiors. All products are designed by top Finnish designers Kari Asikainen, Timo Saarnio, Samuli Naamanka and Mikko Halonen. Their creativity with Finnish esthetics is the foundation of ARKTIS identity.
ARKTIS has open vision both for international market and for Finnish domestic market.
First lounching of company and products took place in Stockholm Furniture Fair in February 2012. Finalized product ranges of ARKTIS and simplified stand design interested international professionals widely. In April ARKTIS took part in Take Nord Shape Exhibition with the products designed by Samuli Naamanka. Take Nord Shape was a part of World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programmes and was carried out in the park of Triennale di Milano. As a first step to enter Asian market, ARKTIS partisipated in Design Colours Life exhibition organized by Radical Design Week Shanghai at the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai.
In this September ARKTIS lounched its collection to Finnish market at Habitare fair.
Addition to the existing products ranges Clash, Tempo, Sade and Jari, brand new Kombu collection was exhibited. Kombu collection is designed by Mikko Halonen and it consist of sofa, easy chair and coffee tables. It has light construction and optional extensive seat part and corner piece of sofa bring possibilities to compose flexible shapes for various spaces . Kombu collection is designed for both public spaces and home interior.
Designers of ARKTIS products actively participate in projects and flexible customization of existing collection is possible. Close collaboration with architects and interior designers are essential operations of ARKTIS.