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We rethink retail

STARK concept

STARK opened its first renewed flagship store in Helsinki this spring.  It says hello to both consumers and professionals.

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Curiosity

We build concepts and shopping environments creating new experiences for consumers and bringing added value to our customers' businesses.

We believe that good design is based on curiosity, experience and courage. Successful concepts arise from the courage to reach out far and wide.

Expertise

Our team consists of the best people in the industry with a wide understanding of executing comprehensive design processes.

We are known for our uncompromising quality, which is based on a solid understanding of consumer behaviour and customers' business operations.

Courage

Our courage to believe in changing the world and the uncompromising demand for high quality is at the heart of our work. We keep our promises. We rethink retail.

1. Insight

Analyses and research
Customer understanding
Future and trends

2. Strategy

Brand story and identity
Design strategy
Developing earnings

3. Design

Architectural design
Customer encounter
Interior design
Furniture design

4. Projects

Technical design
Project planning
Piloting and monitoring

Who we are

”Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
–Oliver Goldsmith

Toni Kivilahti

Operative Director
+358 40 910 6638 toni@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass Oy, Operative Director
2015-2017
Scanburger-ketju, Ketjujohtaja
2012-2015
Scanburger-ketju, Myyntijohtaja
2010-2012
Scanburger-ketju, Johtaja, tarjoama ja tuotekehitys

“Sometimes you see further by focusing on what is in front of you.”

Henrik Lemmetyinen

Retail Strategist
+ 358 50 3385155 henrik@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass, Retail Strategist
1998 –2017
Gozo Oy, CEO,
1991-1998
Heihaloo, Art Director

”Strategy assigns our direction, ability defines the speed and a great plan can shorten the distance to our goals, but only by exceeding the expectations we can achieve excellence”
Juha Porrassalmi

Juha Porrassalmi

Creative Strategist
+358 40 900 7101 juha@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass Oy, Creative strategist
2014-
Puume Oy, toimitusjohtaja
2010-2014
M.E.S. Marketing Oy, toimitusjohtaja
2012-2012
New Store Europe AS, Internal Consultant
2007-2011
New Store Europe Oy, Member of the Board
2006-2010
New Store Europe Oy, Director Retail Development
1995-2006
Inexterior Oy, toimitusjohtaja
1989-1995
Oy Vendor Group Ab, Designer, Product Manager

”God is in the details”
– Mies Van Der Rohe

Sampo Piipponen

Concept Designer
+358 40 900 7111 sampo@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass Oy, Concept Designer
2016-2017
Expedit Oy, Concept Designer
2014-2016
New Store Europe Oy, Concept Designer
2010-2014
New Store Europe Oy, Senior Designer, Director Design Resources
2007-2010
New Store Europe Oy, Senior Designer
2001-2007
Inexterior Oy, Designer / Partner

”It´s better to be a pirate than join the navy”
– Steve Jobs

Tomas Lindberg

Concept Designer
+358 40 733 6378 tomas@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass Oy, Concept Designer
2016-2017
Expedit Oy, Concept Designer
2007-2016
New Store Europe Oy, Concept Designer
1998-2007
Profectus Oy, Senior Designer, partner

“I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.”
― Richard Feynman

Jenni “Milli” Merinen

Project Architect
+358 40 5378278 jenni@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2018-
Red Compass Oy, Project Architect
2018-
Aalto University, Lecturer & Researcher
2015-2018
Arkkitehtitoimisto Tuuma/25 Oy, CEO & Architect
2013-2017
J. Vuorinen Consulting, Lecturer

”A mind is like parachute – it doesn’t work unless it’s open”
– Frank Zappa

Kristian Koivisto

Designer
+358 440 311751 kristian@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2018-
Red Compass Oy, Designer
2017-2018
Expedit Oy, Technical Designer
2015-2017
Hamari Auditorium Furniture Solutions Oy, Designer
2003-2014
Martela Oyj, Designer, Project Manager

”If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
– Albert Einstein

Mikko Virtanen

Senior Designer
+358 40 900 7106 mikko@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass Oy, Senior Designer
2014-2017
Puume Oy, Tutkimus- ja suunnittelujohtaja
2010-2014
M.E.S. Marketing Oy, Delivery Channel Manager
1998-2010
Inexterior Oy / New Store Europe Oy, Designer / Senior Designer

”Winners never quit and quitters never win.”
– Vince Lombardi

Minna Virtanen

AD
+358 40 900 7109 minna@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2017-
Red Compass Oy, AD
2015-2017
Puume Oy, AD & Marketing Manager
2011-2015
M.E.S. Marketing Oy, Marketing Manager
2009-2011
Pisa Marketing Oy, AD
2001-2009
Inexterior Oy / New Store Europe Oy, Graphic Designer

Matti Kantoniemi

Designer
+358 50 348 3262 matti@redcompass.fi
Työkokemus
2018-
Red Compass Oy