Onni Aho is a London-based product designer. He has a strong background in making through which he continues to explore the interplay between human and environment, products and materials. His work investigates the intricate notion of sustainability and design’s agency of changing and facilitating behavior. In practice Onni combines hands-on approach with observational research in order to prototype in the 'real world'.
Originally from Finland, Onni has gained experience in furniture and lighting industry, product design and architecture and has a comprehensive knowledge in design process, product development and manufacturing. Onni obtained his MA degree from Design Products program at the Royal College of Art in London. His work ranges from products and spaces to concept and service design while creating occasional one-offs.
UK +44 (0) 77 2904 6201
FIN +358 (0) 50 575 5350
London - Helsinki
2017-2018. Studio Onni Aho, London; Designer.
2015-2017. Royal College of Art, London; MA Designer.
2015-2016. PES Architects LTD, Helsinki; Junior Designer.
2013. Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen; Exchange.
2010-2014. Lahti Institute of Design, Lahti; BA Designer.
2010-2014. Tunto Design Oy, Jarvenpaa; Junior Designer.