Sami Kallio (born 1975 in Helsinki, Finland) lives and works as a freelance designer in Gothenburg, Sweden. Kallio has said that his work combines the melancholy of the Finnish design heritage with the humour of the Swedish tradition. He graduated from the School of Design and Crafts in Gothenburg in 2005. Kallio has taken part in numerous exhibitions, and the furniture collection called The Finnish Blood In Me that was presented in Stockholm Furniture fair in 2011 caught a lot of attention.
Sami Kallio has designed pieces for the following brands: &Tradition