Joonas Kyöstilä



FFora - Industrial Designer

2018 -, New York

Startup bringing inclusive fashion to handicapped audience.

A2 Inc. - Industrial Design Intern

2017 Fall, New York

Design consultancy, projects on kitchenware and kitchen tools.

Dunne & Raby - Freelance Industrial Designer

2016-2017, New York

The pioneers of critical and speculative design, CAD - design and visualisations. 

Planmeca Group - Industrial Design Intern

2014-2015, Helsinki

Leading medical devices manufacturer, handheld devices design.


Parsons School of Design

2015-2017, MFA Industrial Design

Aalto University of Art and Design

2013-2015, BA Industrial Design


2017 Chicago Good Design Award - Posse Saddle

2017 Parsons School of Design Travel Fund, Researching the Marble Industry of Carrara in Italy

2016 Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design, Awarded with 10,000$

2016 Cradle to Cradle Challenge Finalist, Sway Paper Pulp Hanger

2015 Parsons School of Design Provost Scholarship, Exceptional application

Exhibitions & Notable Projects

2018 Ongoing Elab Incubator / Startup 'Pulpmade', First Place in the Application Process 

2017 NYC x Design Cohort One, Fountain Bathroom Exploration Exhibited

2017 Limited IKEA x Tom Dixon Workshop, Innovating New Products for IKEA

2016 Limited Intel x Fashion Class, Innovating Wearable Technology

2016 NYC x Impact, Sway Hanger Paper Pulp Study, Southstreet Seaport

2016 E-Waste TsunamiExhibition curated by Shaun Fynn, 66 5th Ave in NYC

2015 Helsinki Design Week, 'Focus for Planmeca' at BOA Aalto University Exhibition

Attendance & Media

2017 IKEA x Tom Dixon workshop on New York Times

2016 Intel x Fashion project appeared on WWD

2016 Sway Fibre Hanger Highlighted at Autodesk Project Gallery

2015 'Focus for Planmeca' at 'Kasper Diem' blog, Finland's biggest design blog