Profile

Tuomas Markunpoika was born in Jyvaskyla, Finland. He went to study furniture design in Lahti Institute of Design in 2006 where he graduated in 2010 and moved to Amsterdam for an internship at Marcel Wanders. He continued his studies at Design Academy Eindhoven, MA Contextual Design under the mentorship of Gijs Bakker and Louise Schouwenberg where he graduated with Cum Laude in 2012.

Since graduation, Tuomas’ work has gained immediate recognition. His ‘Engineering Temporality’ collection was nominated Furniture Design of the Year by London Design Museum in 2013 and exhibited in galleries, museums and art fairs internationally.

Tuomas Markunpoika works on project ranging from industrial design to limited editions and one-off art pieces for companies, galleries and private clients.

Awards and Nominations
– Design of the Year, London Design Museum, Nomination, 2013
– 3D Talent, Nomination, 2013
– Art on Chairs 2012, International Chair Design Competition ('Making Chairs' category)
– Lammhults Design Award, 2008.

Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
– Coming. Cooper Hewitt Museum, US, New York, 2015
– Gallery FUMI (Design Miami/Basel), Switzerland, 2015
– The Natural Circle (Cascina Cuccagna), Milan, 2015
– Gallery FUMI (Design Days Dubai), United Arab Emirates, 2015
– Gallery FUMI (PAD London), UK, 2014
– Stilwerk (Heavy Metals), Hamburg, Germany 2014
– Gallery FUMI, Porto Cervo, Italy, 2014
– Gallery FUMI (Design Miami/Basel), Switzerland, 2014
– Gallery FUMI (PAD London), UK, 2013
– MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013
– Boijmans Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2013
– Gallery FUMI, Porto Cervo, Italy, 2013
– Design Academy Eindhoven (Linking Process), Milan, Italy, 2013
– Entratalibera, Milan, Italy, 2013
– Salone del Mobile (Fenabel), 2013, Milan, Italy
– London Design Museum (Design of the Year), UK, 2013
– IMM Cologne (D3 Talent), Germany, 2013
– Galerie Fons Welters (Elephant in the Room), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2012
– Dutch Design Week (Graduation Show), Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2012
– Art on Chairs, International Chair Design Competition, Paredes, Portugal, 2012
– Dutch Design Week (Thoughts of Home), Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2011
– Borgharen Under Water, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2011
– Olomuoto´10, Lahti Fair Centre, Lahti, Finland, 2010
– Artek Helsinki (Union2010), Finland, 2010
– Fritz Hansen Showroom (New Times New Furniture), Copenhagen, 2009
– Stockholm Furniture Fair (Lammhults Design Award 2008), 2009
– Artek Helsinki (1:1 Prototyypit), Finland, 2008
Solo Exhibitions

– Stilwerk, Hamburg, Seared Memories (07.11.2013-04.01.2014)






Publications

Selected Magazines
- June 2015: WU Magazine, Italy
- May 2015: Harper's Bazaar, Malaysia
- January 2015: Lab Magazine, USA
– January 2015: Habitus, Australia
– December 2014: Tatlin, Russia
– December 2014: Form, Germany
– November 2014: Objects Journal, Germany
– November 2014: FX, UK
– November 2014: Wallpaper, UK
– October 2014: Arts Vice, France
– October 2014: Home Decoration, China
– October 2014: BranD Magazine, Hong Kong
– October 2014: Architektur&Wohnen, Germany
– October 2014: MásDeco, Chile
– October 2014: Catálogodiseño, Chile
– September 2014: Haute, China
– September 2014: Arts Illustrated, India
– September 2014: Habitus, Australia
– September 2014: Harper's Bazaar, Netherlands
– September 2014: Icon, UK
– September 2014: Elle Decoration, Thailand
– September 2014: Wallpaper, UK
– September 2014: Trend, Israel
– Summer 2014: Alto, UK
– August 2014: Ambientes, Mexico
– August 2014: RUM Magazine, Denmark
– August 2014: Interior Design, Russia
– August 2014: Migrate, South Africa
– August 2014: Numéro, China
– August 2014: DUO Magazine, Australia
– July 2014: Stadtzauber, Germany
– July 2014: Azure, Canada
– April 2014: Financial Times/How To Spend It, UK
– Spring 2014: IDSA/Innovation, USA
– January/February 2014: Atrium, Germany
– January 2014: Elle magazine, México
– December 2013: Aishti, Lebanon
– December 2013: Tatlin, Russia
– November 2013: Avotakka, Finland
– October 2013: Glorian Koti, Finland
– October 2013: AD, France
– October 2013: Architektur&Wohnen, Germany
– October 2013: Deko, Finland
– September 2013: Habitar, Colombia
– September 2013: DFUN , Taiwan
– Summer 2013: TLmag, France/Belgium
– July 2013: Arts Illustrated, India
– July 2013: Bob, Korea
– June 2013: Interni, Italy
– June 2013: World's Luxury Guide, Germany
– June 2013: Todays Living, Hong Kong
– April 2013: Elle Déco Lab, France
– May 2013: Hi Home, Russia
– May 2013: Casa Vogue, Brazil
– February 2013: TL Magazine, Belgium/France
– February 2013: AtCasa 2013, Italy
– January 2013: Label, Poland
– December 2012: Elle Decor, Poland
– November 2012: Frame / Graduation Overview
– November 2012: Vogue, Greece
– November 2012: Case da Abitare, Italy
– October/November 2012: Còdigo, Mexico
– October 2012: And Mag, Turkey
– October 2012: Hi Home, Russia
– October 2012: Residence, Netherlands
– October 2012: Glamour, Italy
– October 2012: Elle Decor, China
– October 2012: Home Art, Turkey
– October 2012: Form, Germany
– October 2012: Ezibang, China
– October 2012: Bright / Creative Class, Netherlands
– September 2012: De Volkskrant, Netherlands
– September 2012: Archiworld, S-Korea
– September 2012: Future Arquitecturas, Spain
– September 2012: Zink, US
– September 2012: Map, Australia
– September 2012: The Big Issue, Taiwan
Books

– Think Dutch, Netherlands, 2013
– Interior Trend Vision, Japan, 2013
– Artists not Armies, Netherlands, 2013






Contact

Studio
tt. Neveritaweg 15 L-4
1033 WB
Amsterdam
The Netherlands
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+31 6 1938 0000

Sales, commissions and general enquiries
studio@markunpoika.com

Interview requests and press kits
press@markunpoika.com
interns@markunpoika.com

Sales and Commissions

Studio Markunpoika's works are available through a selection of galleries.
For price requests and commissions, please contact studio@markunpoika.com

Gallery FUMI
2nd Floor
16 Hoxton Square
London N1 6NT
United Kingdom

www.galleryfumi.com
info@galleryfumi.com
+44 20 7490 2366

stilwerk limited edition design gallery
Große Elbstraße 68, 7. OG
22767 Hamburg, Germany

www.stilwerk-designgallery.com/en
designgallery@stilwerk.de
+49 40 2880 9483