Nordkapp is an advanced design studio.

Our job is to uncover the optimal futures for our clients, and make them real and actionable by bridging foresight, strategy, products, services and technology.

What have we been up to lately?


What are we great at?

We help you find growth and grow right.

  • Futures
  • Strategy
  • Business
  • Research

We will discover your growth, from creating your optimal futures to strategy, business design and technology.

Customer experience, designed right.

  • Digital Products
  • Industrial Design
  • Services and platforms
  • Organisational alignment

We create physical and digital products, services and platforms, co-created with customers. We infect culture with excitement, empathy and vision, ensuring consistent delivery.

Are you looking for new challenges?

We don’t currently have any open positions, but would love to hear from you.

Approach us with an open letter, describing your skill and ambitions, accompanied with a CV and portfolio. We will get back to you.

You can reach us at

Who do we work with?

It’s still the same product as before. But such a well executed design around it helps consumers to navigate and buy into the story. This we see very clearly in the sales numbers.
Udo Szabo, VP Product & Marketing, Beddit (Now Apple)
  • Fortum—Service and product design for service ecosystem around solar energy, electric cars, mobility and new energy.

  • Beddit—Product design, strategy and purpose leading up to acquisition by Apple.

    Solving sleep case study

    Apple acquires Beddit

  • Umbra—Product and service design for Umbra’s augmented reality tools and customer portal.

    Umbra Composit case study

  • University of Helsinki—Product design and data visualisation for a service visualising Finnish higher education.


  • Telia—Digital transformation, organisational, product and service design.

    Telia case study

  • ING Group—Product design and strategy around financial services and personal wealth.

    ING Beleggen case study

  • Amer Sports—Product design for Suunto, platform design and assessment for Movesense.

  • Basware—Product design for complex financial software.

  • Nokia—Forward-looking service concepts and prototypes on new technologies.

  • Rightware—Product Design for future automotive concepts and interfaces.

  • Santander Consumer Bank—Design for organisational change through future concept incubation.

  • Veikkaus—Design partnership since 2011 developing a holistic design language system.

    Veikkaus case study

  • YLE—Service design for overarching identity system and organisational change through concept incubation.

  • Undisclosed—Roughly over half of our work is not public. Sorry :(

What’s happening at Nordkapp?

Industry recognition

  • 2 Red Dot 
Communication Design Awards

  • 2 times Webby Awards Honoree

  • 3 times on IxDA Awards shortlist

  • 1 gold, 4 silver medals in Vuoden Huiput, several shortlist entries

  • 4 Grand One wins, several shortlist entries

  • 3 gold medals


major design awards

Would you like to know more?

Let’s talk

Sales and new business

Ilkka Haavisto Business Development Director +358 40 511 9038
Ari Heinonen VP, Growth and Business Development +358 50 386 6348
Mikko Eerola Head of Business
Development, Europe
 +358 40 589 9776

Talks and media

Sami Niemelä Creative Director +358 50 528 9265

General inquiries

Vesa Härkönen Managing Director +358 50 350 2540