Mikko Paakkanen is a Finnish furniture designer, the founder and main designer of Studio Paakkanen.

According his website: "The studio is specialized in finding fresh, customized solutions to the various needs of its clients. Having sting expertise on versatile materials - beginning with the creation of the material itself - the studio seeks to create a beautiful, functional and responsible solution for every single client. Studio Paakkanen also examines and develops brand new manufacturing processes - new ways to come up with creative products."