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Atelier House in the AN Magazine May issue. May 20 2016

The Finnish Line. Atelier House mass customizes a charming, radical social space in the woods near Helsinki. By Audrey Wachs. May 2016.

Archeology of the Digital - exhibition and symposium at the Canadian Center for Architecture CCA. May 20 2016

Greg Lynn, in conversation with architects of seminal digital projects included in the exhibition Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention. The guests are Johan Bettum and Kivi Sotamaa, Preston Scott Cohen, Neil Denari, Enric Ruiz Geli, Sulan Kolatan and Bill MacDonald, Ulrich Königs, Wolf Prix, Jesse Reiser, François Roche, Patrik Schumacher, Nader Tehrani, Peter Testa and Devyn Weiser and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. Conversation has been a big part of the...

Finnjävel restaurant and design collection by Ateljé Sotamaa opened April 6 May 20 2016

Finnjävel is located in the central harbour area of Helsinki, in a stone house built during the Russian rule in 1830. The building itself is protected but everything else is custom-designed for the restaurant, furniture, cutlery, dishes and lighting. Every portion on the menu has a plate, bowl or dish designed for it. Or vice-versa, a portion has been inspired by a certain object. Behind this ground-breaking design is Ateljé...

Atelier House by Ateljé Sotamaa published at Asun Magazine May 20 2016

Atelier House published at Asun design magazine. March 2016

Töölö Arena and Terra Cultura to selected to the collections of CCA May 20 2016

Two projects  - Jyväskylä Music and Art center Terra Cultura and Töölö Football Stadium Open Arena - by Kivi Sotamaa and Johan Bettum with Ocean North team members have been selected to the collections of the Canadian Center for Architecture CCA. The projects date back to 1997. March, 2016

Sirocco by Ateljé Sotamaa published at Arvopaperilehti May 20 2016

Sirocco published sculpture published at Arvopaperilehti. February, 2015

Atelier House by Ateljé Sotamaa published at ABITARE 550 May 20 2016

Atelier House at ABITARE issue 550: Being Open to Everything Around Us - article by Knud Walter. September 9, 2015

Kivi Sotamaa at Massive Attack. May 20 2016

IOA Sliver Lecture Series: Selected Friends and Enemies. Edited by Wolf D. PrixD. Prix & Kristy Balliet Balliet. (Birkhäuser). January 9, 2015  

Ateljé Sotamaa @ Helsinki Design Week September 09 2015

HELSINKI DESIGN WEEKAteljé Sotamaa is a part of the Helsinki Design Week L3 Design Dock with the Atelier House exhibition.  Over a five day period, the L3 Design Dock presents exhibitions, seminars and a multifaceted programme of events for professionals and city residents interested in design alike. The exhibition is open 9.9.-13.9. at L3 Design Dock, Tyynenmerenkatu 6Wed-Thu 10-19 (only for professionals), Fri-Sat 10-19, Sun 10-16

Ateljé Sotamaa @ Skanno September 08 2015

FINNISH RAW MATERIALS - RECIPE FOR SUCCESS? Ateljé Sotamaa is a part of Skanno's exhibition 9.9. - 10.10 in the center of Helsinki. We'll be exhibiting our Precious Liquid -collection of furniture, which includes Jeff Lounge Chair, Ptarmigan Lights, Black Chrome Desk, Birdnest Light Sculpture and Yrjö Coffee Table.

A new design every month for 11 months so far, and we're not about to stop! May 07 2015

When we started eboutique Sotamaa we pledged to launch a new design for sale every month for 12 months. We have now launched 11 projects, the next project in June will complete the 12 designs we pledged.  We are not planning to stop but will continue with the challenge, and try launch a new design for sale every month for another full year. 

Success in the Helsinki Guggenheim Competition May 07 2015

  Ateljé Sotamaa together with Antti Ahlava and Fredrik Lindberg have been successful in the Guggenheim Helsinki architecture competition. Our entry Kissing Helsinki has received an honorary mention in the competition. It was the most successful Finnish entry in the Guggenheim competition. Honorable mentions were given to the building designs within the top 20 out of the 1715 total entries (top 1%).

Upcoming private preview August 07 2014

August 18: Private preview of upcoming works at Ateljé Sotamaa in Helsinki

e-boutique Sotamaa launched August 07 2014

e-boutique Sotamaa launched. Every first Thursday of the month for the next 12 months, we will be launching a new project for sale - furniture, lighting, sculpture, and houses

Sira and other works published August 01 2014

Sira and other works by Ateljé Sotamaa published across some of the main Finnish print media: Kauppalehti, Huvudstadtsbladet, Suomen Kuvalehti and Blue Wings

First series of 60 Sira's July 21 2014

First series of 60 Sira's at Hanasaari Cultural Center's hotel
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