Jouko Järvisalo was born in 1950. He has graduated as an interior architect from the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 1977.
Since 1979, he has been designing furniture for several Finnish manufacturers. He founded his own design studio in 1986. He works as the head designer and as the director of art at Mobel. He is also a professor of furniture design in Aalto University.
He has received several awards both in Finland and abroad. His work is presented in museums such as Designmuseo, Helsinki, Athenaeum, Chicago, Stedelijk, Amsterdam and The Icelandic Museum of Design and Applied Art, Reykjavik, among the others.News Archive