Karri Monni, born 1969 in Varkaus, Finland. Furniture carpenter studies 1985-1987. Studies in Lahti Institute of Design, in Department of Interior Architecture and Furniture Design 1994-1998, BA. Interior Architect and Designer, SIO. Practiced in Studio Simo Heikkilä 1997, Industrial Design Ltd, Sistem 1998-1999, Keiski Architects 2000, Pekka Salminen Architects 2000. Started own Studio Karri Monni 1999. Started own company Koon Design Oy 2006. Furniture designs for Lapalma from 2001. As a member of Interior Architects Monni & Koskivaara, furniture design /interior design work for Amer Sports, Nordea Bank Finland, Vacon, Sampo Group, Metso, Leiras Takeda Pharmaceutical, WinWinD, EFG, City of Helsinki, Roche, YLE, Valio, Walki, Aventis Pharma, McKinsey & Company. Karri Monni lives and works in Helsinki.