The Finnish Teemu Karhunen graduated from Kymeenlaakso University of Applied Sciences in 2002. After this he also studied furniture design at the School of Art, Design and Architecture in Helsinki. Since 2002 Karhunen has mainly worked as an R&D specialist in the furniture industry, but he has also done some design work. Together with Hilja Nikkanen, he has worked in the design company Hile design.
Teemu Karhunen has designed pieces for the following brands: Hile