Sami Kallio was born in Finland and raised
in Sweden, where he honed his skills
in traditional woodworking craftsmanship,
such as compression moulding and
An award-winning designer with a studio based in Gothenburg, Kallio
designs furniture and interiors translating classical shapes into contemporary
expressions with an industrial aesthetic which resonate with a modern-minded audience.
Man and machine both play a role in many of Kallio’s creations. Merging modern methods of industrial manufacturing with handcrafted techniques. The result is a refreshing balance between the past and the present.
The In Between Chair and Table offer a wink to the past in a timeless design with a focus forward. The interplay between positive and negative space is central to the concept, where forms are created by the shape as well as gaps in between.