Jeremiah Tesolin on genius and its many forms

Jeremiah Tesolin, Creative Director of Fiskars Scandinavian Living talks about the importance of transforming past geniuses into present, and future ones. We learn that new geniuses can be discovered through the materials that are used, through how things are shown, through communication and through people. Jeremiah leaves us with the question: does genius need to be a person?

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How to tranform past genious into present?

In our August event, Jeremiah Tesolin, Creative Director of Fiskars Scandinavian Living, will talk about GENIUS - both in the past and present.

Jeremiah Tesolin is Creative Director of Fiskars Scandinavian Living and leads an internal design team working on Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Arabia and Rörstrand. He specializes in designing brands. His wide experience in design, retail, and branding enables him to make unique links between the disciplines. He’s lived in Finland for seventeen years and has dedicated his time to help Finnish brands succeed internationally.

During his seventeen years in Finland, Jeremiah was Brand Development Manager at Marimekko, Art Director at Nokia, product designer for iconic Finnish designer Ilkka Suppanen, and has been involved as an entrepreneur in several Finnish technology start-ups. He holds a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Arts and Design Helsinki and a degree in Industrial Design from Humber College Toronto, Canada, his home country.

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Interesting! The concept of genius has changed over time, and so it is natural that it continues to change. Perhaps our globalized world now creates genius through connectivity.

Linda Svennblad