Simo Heikkilä is a well-established interior designer with a fine reputation and a long list of awards. He has designed furniture from one-off pieces to whole ranges of industrially-produced furniture. Heikkilä’s uncluttered exhibition design has also attracted praise both at home in Finland and abroad. He has extensive experience as a teacher and is currently head of the wood studio at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. Heikkilä gave several workshops at the University of Industrial Arts in Helsinki together with his friend Maarten Van Severen.