Nummi, Yki

(1925 - 1984)

Yrjö (Yki) Kalevi Yrjönpoika (1925 – 1984) was a Chinese-born Finnish designer. After graduating at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, he was hired as a lighting designer at Stockmann-Orno in 1950. He worked for the company until 1975 and he is best known for his use of lamp designs using colorful acrylic. He also worked as a color expert at the Tikkurila paint company.