Saija Halko

Saija Halko is a Helsinki-based ceramicist and designer. She works in her studio on small scale production of ceramics. Her way of working is based on a deep knowledge of material and hands-on methods. Halko holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ceramic and Glass Art, and a Master’s degree in Product and Spatial Design from Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture.

Saija Halko

Saija Halko is a Helsinki-based ceramicist and designer. She works in her studio on small scale production of ceramics. Her way of working is based on a deep knowledge of material and hands-on methods. Halko holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ceramic and Glass Art, and a Master’s degree in Product and Spatial Design from Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture.

”I like to think that objects are more than just material. At best, they relay emotions and tell stories of a life lived. In my experience, objects connect us to other people and history, allowing us to interact with others. That’s why their existence is so important to us.

I am interested in quiet everyday objects, and I want my handmade ceramics to communicate the same feeling of slowness and silence I experience when working with material. What’s more, I pay attention to the tactile perception of objects, so I aim to create each item with the utmost care and piety. I am extremely meticulous through the entire process, from pouring to adding the finishing touches.”

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