Tapio Anttila is an interior designer and artist. He is known for his simple, even ascetic design style, spiced with a touch of humor. Tapio Anttila has won several international design awards and was chosen as the furniture designer of the year in Finland in 2012. He works extensively in the fields of product design, concept and space design. In addition to the minimalist design language, Anttila's design is guided by the pursuit of ecology. "My mission is to make quality, practical, affordable and well-designed items for ordinary people." says the designer. "I draw inspiration mostly from the needs of consumers and the market: I listen and observe my environment. I make a lot of sketches, in which the visual side of the products comes by itself."