We are Nordkapp, a strategic design and innovation consultancy. With our clients we discover new, meaningful growth opportunities in future trends and technology. It's what we call futures thinking, doing and learning.

Our services

We don’t just deliver. We partner & thrive together with you to boost your business impact by creating better futures, experiences and new ways of working.

Foresight & Strategy Direction

Discover new opportunity arenas and go from future visions to business decisions.

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Thinking
  • Nokia—Foresight, opportunity mapping and ecosystem design for a proof of concept. With real-time analysis of sea health using computer vision over 5G.

    Eagle Eyes 5G

  • Telia—On-going work on productising technology through foresight and customer insight.

  • DENSO—Business design and proof of concept for a new strategic direction.

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  • BDR Thermea Group—Global research and foresight work for BDR Thermea's future vision and strategy.

    BDR Thermea

Products 
& Experience

Shape your business through experiences that bring meaning to your customers.

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Doing
  • Freska—Interaction and visual design for Freska’s first mobile app enabling customer self- service

    Download for iOS

  • Starship—Collaborating on a service based on autonomous delivery robots

    Starship.xyz

  • VR—Designing the digital future of the train traveling experience for Finnish National Railways

    App Store

    Google Play

  • Oura—Product design for the app launching the second generation smart ring

    Ouraring.com

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

    ING Beleggen

Coaching & Future Capabilities

Unleash your full potential by embedding innovation capabilities into your organisation.

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Learning
  • ING Group—Hands on design methodology training, innovation and design sprints.

    ING Group

  • NS International—Design methodology training for internal growth teams to with our own coaching framework.

    NS International

  • Telia—Experience vision as the beacon in organisational transformation.

    Telia Finland

  • VR—Designing the digital future of the train traveling experience for Finnish National Railways

    App Store

    Google Play

Are you looking for new challenges?

ING Group

ING Group

Europe

Since 2016, we’ve collaborated with the leading bank in Benelux countries, ING on various fronts, for example on their trading app ING Beleggen.

Umbra

Umbra

Finland / USA

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

Starship

Starship

Global

Collaboration with a global start up developing a service based on autonomous delivery robots.

Telia Finland

Telia Finland

Finland

Service design, product design, transformation partnership since 2015.

Beddit

Beddit was a Finland-based health technology startup developing an invisible sleep sensor that tracks your sleep and vitals during while you sleep.

We collaborated on branding, product strategy and design for their product, leading to a successful acquisition by Apple, Inc in 2017

Health, consumer electronics
2015-2017
Finland

More proof? You got it.

Mobvoi aims to push the boundaries of next generation human-machine interaction with AI technology. Through its creation of critically acclaimed consumer products in wearables, automobile and home product categories, Mobvoi’s rich accumulation of experience in the application of AI has in turn driven continued innovation in its core voice-based technologies.

We developed the product identity, story and industrial design for the Ticwatch E.

DENSO Automotive

DENSO Automotive

DENSO is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for major automakers, committed to making the world a better place through our world-first products and technologies.

We’re building towards a better place to live, empowering individuals or families to move safely, more conveniently, with lower environmental impact.

What’s happening at Nordkapp?

Are you looking for new challenges?

Are you a designer wanting to change the world with us?

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

You can apply at
nordkapp.workable.com

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

    Nordkapp

  • Basware—Product design for complex financial software.

  • BDR Thermea Group—Global research and foresight work for the future vision and strategy.

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

    Solving sleep case study

    Apple acquires Beddit

  • DENSO—Business design and proof of concept for a new strategic direction

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  • Fortum—Service and product design for service ecosystem around solar energy, electric cars, mobility and new energy.

  • Freska—Interaction and visual design for Freska’s first mobile app enabling customer self- service.

    Download for iOS

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

    ING Beleggen case study

  • Nokia—Foresight, opportunity mapping and ecosystem design for a proof of concept with real-time computer vision analysis of sea health over 5G.

  • NS International—Tailored lean service design coaching and Innovation programs for agile business teams.

  • Oura—Product design for the app launching the second generation smart ring.

    Ouraring.com

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

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

  • Starship—Collaborating on a service based on autonomous delivery robots.

    Starship.xyz

  • Telia—On-going work on productising technology through foresight and customer insight.

    Telia case study

  • 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.

    Töissä.fi

  • VR—Designing the digital future of the train traveling experience for Finnish National Railways.

    App Store

    Google Play

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

Always be solv in

What have we won?

Recognition and awards

  • 3 Red Dot 
Communication Design Awards

  • One time Webby Awards Nominee, 2 times Webby Awards Honoree

  • 3 times on IxDA Awards shortlist

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

  • 7 Grand One wins, several shortlist entries

  • 3 gold medals

21
design awards
Job well done

Would you like to know more?

We're happy to help you discover new, meaningful growth. Let’s talk.

Foresight & Strategy Direction

Virpi Vaittinen Head of Strategy +358 40 736 7384

Products & Experience

Ari Heinonen VP, Growth and Business Development +358 50 386 6348

Coaching & Future Capabilities

Sami Niemelä Creative Director, Innovation Coach +358 50 528 9265

International Growth

Matti Mölsä Head of Business Development, Europe +358 40 727 3094

Talks & Media

Sami Niemelä Creative Director, Innovation Coach +358 50 528 9265

General Inquiries

Juhani Haaparanta Managing Director +358 50 487 1509
Ilkka Haavisto Business Development Director +358 40 511 9038

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