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We are an international design and architecture studio that creates unforgettable experiences for people around the world. Our team is composed of brilliant architects, designers, and artists who have executed ambitious projects in various locations.

We are captivated by the power of sensation and how people experience design. By crafting projects holistically across scale and media, we make experiences seamless and unforgettable.

We are proud to exist in a web of connections that enables us to exchange ideas and expertise with the brightest minds in the industry. This collaboration leads to game-changing innovation and extraordinary results. We partner with the best strategists, engineers, construction companies, craftsmen, and manufacturers to turn our clients' dreams into reality.

 

Our work benefits from years of design research conducted at top institutions worldwide, such as UCLA Architecture & Urban Design, ADD Aalto University Digital Design Laboratory, The Ohio State University, University of Applied Arts Vienna, and Ocean North.

We have partnered with world-renowned museums, cultural institutions, corporations, and private clients. Our portfolio includes buildings, interiors, exhibition architectures, public sculptures, and products. We have more than one hundred different lighting and furniture designs in production.

At Ateljé Sotamaa, we take pride in delivering quality work on time and within budget. We are personally invested in every project we undertake, ensuring that we exceed our clients' expectations and deliver extraordinary results.

Selected clients

 

IVA The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering

Ultima

Fazer

Finpro/Business Finland

Finnjävel

Muru Dining 

Grand Champagne

Hanaholmen Swedish Finnish Cultural Center

Academic Bookstore 

Stockmann 

Aalto University

ADD Aalto Digital Design Laboratory

The Design Museum Helsinki

The Barbican Center

Fondazione Trussardi

21 st Century Museum for Contemporary Art

Wexner Center for the Arts

Marimekko

Art and Design City Arabianranta

Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Publications

 

ark review, The New York Times, The London Times, Phaidon 10X10 Architects 1, Phaidon 10X10 Architects 2, International Design Yearbook, The Interview Magazine Ottagono, Domus, Interni, CA Press, PRAXIS 6, PEN Japan, AD Architectural Design, New Scandinavian Design, 40/40 Finnish Architects, Forum, L’ARCA, Hybrid Space, Blueprint, AA Files, Kauppalehti, Helsingin Sanomat, Muoto, Finnish Design Yearbook, LOG 13, Wood With A Difference catalogue, All Design Magazine, Pro Interior, Nexus Architecture and Mathematics, Innovation, Developing Digital Architecture, The Fashion of Architecture, Tank, Kenchiku Bunka, Archis. 

Exhibitions 

 

Canadian Center for Architecture CCA, Museum of Modern Art MoMA New York, The Venice Architecture Biennale, The Venice Art Biennale, Vitra Design Museum, Chicago Art Institute, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Kiasma, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Center for Architecture NY, San Jose Museum of Contemporary Art, Busan Biennale, Steirischer Herbst, Kiasma, National Building Museum Washington DC, Wexner Centre for Arts, Architecturverein Tirol, Forum Kultur und Wissenschaft Germany, American Museum of Natural History, Architectural Association, Henie Onstad Art Center, Artist Space NY, XIII Bienal de Santiago de Chile, Vitra Design Museum. 

 
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