One has to play.
Playing keeps you connected to this world, to your work, and to the people around you.
Playing is essential to my work. I play with colours, shapes, materials, textures, senses, and stories. The coalescence and interdependence of these elements shape my work and make it multidimensional. Through my work I share a part of myself. The pieces I create should evoke memories, feelings, and thoughts - in myself and especially in the viewer.
Saimi Joutsi studied jewelry design at the Lahti Institute of Design. She is currently living in Helsinki and working in Lahti. After graduating in 2017 she, with two of her classmates, opened a design oriented shop and gallery, DoNuts, in the centre of Lahti on Valentine's Day 2018. There she works on her jewelry and other works which are all handmade and either unique pieces or limited collections.