Jani Martikainen

Jani Martikainen (born 1971) is a Finnish designer who graduated from the University of Art and Design Helsinki with a degree in Furniture Design and Interior Architecture. He has worked for several design companies in Finland and Russia. In 1998 he founded his own design company, Majamoo, that produces timeless, quality tableware and accessories for everyday use.

In his products, Jani Martikainen combines functional design with high quality materials. The most popular products designed by Jani Martikainen are Majamoo wooden trivets, which were awarded a prize in Alvar Aalto's centenary year competition. Majamoo trivets, as well as Majamoo trays and other products designed by Jani Martikainen, are a perfect example of how Alvar Aalto's work continues to inspire objects modelled after his iconic form, finding a contemporary expression.