Nathalie Lautenbacher

Finnish-French ceramist and designer Nathalie Lautenbacher (b.1974) graduated 1999 from the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, from the Department of Ceramics and Glass. Lautenbacher works also as a designer for the Finnish ceramics and glass industry, Iittala and Arabia brands. Since 2002 she has worked as a lecturer at the Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki.

She has received several prizes, such as the Design Plus Award 2002 in Frankfurt Germany and the Bronze Award from Mino Competition 2005 and 2014, Japan. In 2008 she was awarded the Young Designer of the Year in Finland. Her works can be seen in several collections, among others the Rhösska Museum in Sweden. She presents actively her works via exhibitions in Finland and abroad.