Ari Kanerva is a Finnish designer who has collaborated with the likes of Selka, Inno and Made by Choice. He graduated in 2008 from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, where he studied spatial and furniture design. At his studio in Turku, Finland, he focuses on furniture and product design, with his works often characterized by a thorough examination of the item's intended use and ergonomics. SIO, the association of Finnish interior architects, elected Kanerva as the Furniture Designer of the Year in 2019.
Ari Kanerva has designed pieces for the following brands: Selka