CURRICULUM

Kaarle Holmberg, interior architect SIO
Studio Holmberg Oy
Helenankatu 4
00170 Helsinki
Finland
Tel + 358 50 5118882
Born January 3, 1951

 

EDUCATION
University of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH, 1977

PROFESSINAL APPOINTMENTS
Interior architecture 1975-
Furniture design 1975-
for Haimi, Lepofinn, Arcus Lappinus, Parmakaluste, Wiik,
Laukaan Puu, Piiroinen, Hkt- Korhonen, Promotto,
Lepo Product, Head Designer 1991-
Lecturer in interior architecture and furniture design 1988-1991
at University of Art and Design, UIAH
Lecturer in interior architecture and furniture design 1986-2014
at Lahti Polytechnic, Institute of Design
Passenger seating and cabins for ICS trains 1998
Bathroom furniture collections for IDO Bathroom 1998-
Researcher at the Finnish Academy, UIAH 1979-1981
Promotto, Motto collection, solid wood furniture 2004
Bathroom collection Seven D for IDO Sanitec 2006
EFG, chair collection 2007
Aarnon Puu, chair collection 2008
HKT- Korhonen, wooden chair collection 2008

PUBLICATIONS
Kalustemuotoilu Design, Lamk Muotoiluinstituutti 2000
(Book of how to design furniture )

Tuotetietous, Opetushallitus 2010
Lepo, 60 vuotta huonekaluja, Lepo product 2013
Lepo, 60 years in furniture, Lepo product 2013
STUDENT DESIGNS –Kalusteita neljältä vuosikymmeneltä -
furniture from four decades, Lamk Muotoiluinstituutti 2018

PRIZES AND HONOURS
Artek Prize 1986
Ornamo ( The Society of Industrial Art ) Prize 1991
Finnish Art scholarship
1998- 2000

COMPETITIONS
Kera, honorary mention 1984
Avotakka ” Furniture of the Year ” prize 1985
Laukaan Puu prize 1991
Asahikawa, Japan Grand Prix, Furniture des. Comp. 1990
SIO Prize, Furniture Designer of the year 1991, 1994
Pro Finnish Design, honorary mention 1992, 1994