Yrjö Wiherheimo

Olivari designers

Helsinki, 1941

Wiherheimo is a Finn who graduates from the University of Industrial Arts of Helsinki (UIAH) in 1967, where he has taught furniture design since 1981. He also teaches for several years at Helsinki’s University of Technology, the Statens Hogskoledi Bergen (Norway) and Santiago’s Catholic University (Chile).


1999 – Out of production

— Yrjjö Wiherheimo
Since 1969, he has designed products for several companies (such as Ceracon, Klaessons, Nokia) and he is the artistic director of Vivero.
— Suomi, Olivari, fuori produzione