Juho Viitasalo
Industrial Designer, JIDA Member

Professional History

(Current) Chief industrial designer / Propex Inc. (Japan)
(Current) Owner / Design Viitasalo Ltd. (Finland)
Industrial Designer / ROI Partners LLC (Japan)
Product Design Advisor / Designart Inc. (Japan)
Product Designer, Owner / Design Viitasalo Ltd. (Finland)
Project Coordinator / SITRA The Finnish Innovation Fund
Researcher / SITRA The Finnish Innovation Fund
Assistant Teacher (Final Cut Pro HD, Alias Studio Tools) / IK Design Center Lund University
Graphic Designer / Finnish Defense Forces

Areas of Expertise

Industrial design
- 3D CAD
- 3D printing
- 3D scanning
- Production quality surfaces
- Since 1993
Graphene + Nanomaterials
Public speaking

Selected Design Projects

On-going secret projects with Black Badger Advanced Composites, Sweden
Hokuzan tea branding
Inti Energy Light - 1st and 2nd version - Moon Moon KK, Japan
Furoshiki textiles - Kotonowa, Japan
Patchwork Iron - Clover, Japan
Visual identity - The Essence of Finnish Design exhibition, Japan
Campaign graphics and product branding - Volvo Cars Japan / Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Tokyo
Branding and package design - Twhy Twhy, Tokyo, Japan
iPad, iPhone accessories - Tunewear, Tokyo and Hong Kong
Branding and package design - Jōbon cosmetics, Japan
iPhone app interface development
Brand identity and interior design - Aurinko Finland Shop, Japan
Business Class Concept - Finnair Plc. Helsinki, Finland
Device Design - Johnson Space Center, NASA, Houston TX, USA
Submarine interior concept - Kockums/HDW
Manta, mobile game device - Teleca Inc, Lund, Sweden

Memberships and Associations

World Industrial Design Day Osaka WIDD - Organizer
JIDA, Japan Industrial Designers' Association
JIDA - Kansai area steering committee member (since 2011)
JIDA - External relations committee member (since 2013)
All Nippon Kyudo Federation


Universities: Lund University (Sweden), Danmarks Designskole (Denmark)
Academic Degrees: Master of Fine Arts - Industrial Design, Bachelor of Arts - Japanese

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