Jani Martikainen (b. 1971) is a Finnish designer who graduated from the University of Art and Design Helsinki with a degree in Furniture Design and Interior Architecture. He has worked in several design companies in Finland and Russia and in 1998 he founded his own design company, Majamoo. Majamoo is a Finnish design company that produces timeless, quality tableware and accessories for everyday use.
In his products, Jani Martikainen combines functional design with high quality materials. The most popular products designed by Jani Martikainen are Majamoo wooden trivets, which were awarded a prize in Alvar Aalto’s centenary year competition. Majamoo trivets, as well as Majamoo trays and other products designed by Jani Martikainen, are a perfect example of how Alvar Aalto’s work continues to inspire objects modelled after his iconic form, finding a contemporary expression.
Jani Martikainen has designed pieces for the following brands: Majamoo