Janne Uusi-Autti

Janne is Creative director and co-founder of be&liv. He is a designer with engineering background. The three factors of precision, lightness and strength define his way of doing things. His vision is being the most of the be&liv's products. 

"Exploring material capabilities and new manufacturing techniques are always inspiring me. Material consumption and efficiency are also things I give a lot of thought when doing my design. My other passion is sailing, which I have competed at Olympic classes in international top level."

Ilkka Suppanen

Ilkka Suppanen’s design is characterised by time and thought. With trust and a humanistic eye, he puts substance before style and person before design. In Ilkka Suppanen’s world the complicated is made simple, and the simple large.  

Ilkka has his own design agency Studio Suppanen. His clients include Artek, Marimekko, Iittala and Wood notes, as well as international enterprises such as Cappellini, Zanotta, Leucos and E&Y. Ilkka Suppanen has been awarded the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize 2015 – the world’s largest annual design Award

Alberto Meda

The design philosophy of Mr Meda is centered around creative engineering due to his background in engineering. His pragmatic mind and attention to detail have resulted in several design classic known worldwide. Having Mr Meda as one of be&liv’s collaborating designers has been a privilege - the Bridge tray is the perfect addition to the expanding be&liv product family and a great representation of the elegant simplicity that the brand and Mr Meda are known for.