Interview with designer Ari Korolainen (AK), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Divine A Big Light Pot.

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Interview with Ari Korolainen at Tuesday 25th of February 2014: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
AK : To make a big tree look like a small flower in a pot

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
AK : it can be used in private yards or in public parks. It makes your back yard look like a park.

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
AK : To make a big light happening to put several pots around trees like chambcelise

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
AK : I have make this for four years.

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
AK : I was invited to design something what can be seen from the lake or from the PARK.

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
AK : There is another company who makes it,

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
AK : Because there was not any similar.

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
AK : I did it by my self

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
AK : From the families who has a house to coverments.. Or let´s say if we are driving a high way and just before when we come to the board of cit there coud be big light pot around a trees both side of a high way.

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
AK : It is somethin special, something you wil remember.

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
AK : My design is very plain

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
AK : I have got international design awards before. And this is the first time to take part to this competition

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
AK : It is not simple to make a simblicity