Artist, designer (born 1949)
Pauli Partanen is a versatile artist known for his ceramics, sculptures and unique glass work. Partanen’s production can be seen in numerous public and private collections both in Finland and abroad. Partanen started his career at the Finnish ceramics factory, until he started his own company 5 years later, focusing at first on glass production. Throughout the years, he has worked with several interior design architects on different hotel projects.
In his design, he focuses on the harmony between functionality and artistic values. The organic forms of nature, soft curves and an animated line are characteristics of Partanen’s design. Pauli Partanen describes his working method as spontaneous.