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Design agency developing growth

Fafa´s Flagship restaurant at Freda 47 in Helsinki

We designed the new interior concept for Fafa´s restaurants at Freda 47 in Helsinki Finland. Plain yet snazzy interior is loyal to Fafa´s roots.

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Red Compass goes Sweden

Red Compass is a Scandinavian based design company with the head office in Helsinki Finland. Being in Sweden offers us the opportunity to work with amazing Scandinavian companies and concepts. We are located at the heart of Southern Sweden. Come and say hello!

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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.


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.


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

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”
– Steve Jobs

Mikko Virtanen

Customers / Operative Director, Senior Designer
+358 40 900 7106
Red Compass Oy, Operative Director / Senior Designer
Red Compass Oy, Senior Designer
Puume Oy, Tutkimus- ja suunnittelujohtaja
M.E.S. Marketing Oy, Delivery Channel Manager
Inexterior Oy / New Store Europe Oy, Designer / Senior Designer

”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

Customers / Creative Strategist
+358 40 900 7101
2020 -
Red Compass Oy, Customers / Creative Strategist
2017- 2020
Red Compass Oy, CEO / Creative strategist
2014- 2020
Puume Oy, CEO
M.E.S. Marketing Oy, CEO
New Store Europe AS, Internal Consultant
New Store Europe Oy, Member of the Board
New Store Europe Oy, Director Retail Development
Inexterior Oy, CEO
Oy Vendor Group Ab, Designer, Product Manager

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

– Walt Disney

Finn Bjørsrud

Sales, Red Compass Norway
+47 90 08 17 19
2020 -
CEO, Puume Group
2020 -
Managing Director, RED Compass Oy
2019 -
Managing Director, Puume AS
2015 - 2019
Sales Manager Retail, Bico Bygg og Innredning AS
2014 - 2015
Managing Director, SIWO Solutions AS
2011 - 2013
Business Development Director, Head of Sales Scandinavia, ROL Retail
2007 - 2008
Development manager, Optimera (Montér)
1999 - 2011
Nordic Sales Director, Managing Director, Sales / Marketing Manager, KAM, New Store Europe, Grøn-Hansen Butikkinnredninger AS
1985 - 1999
Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Sales Representative, Kai Langebeck AS (Princess Interiør)

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

Tomas Lindberg

Concept Designer
+358 40 733 6378
Red Compass Oy, Concept Designer
Expedit Oy, Concept Designer
New Store Europe Oy, Concept Designer
Profectus Oy, Senior Designer, partner

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

Kristian Koivisto

+358 440 311751
Red Compass Oy, Designer
Expedit Oy, Technical Designer
Hamari Auditorium Furniture Solutions Oy, Designer
Martela Oyj, Designer, Project Manager

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

Minna Virtanen

+358 40 900 7109
Red Compass Oy, AD
Puume Oy, AD & Marketing Manager
M.E.S. Marketing Oy, Marketing Manager
Pisa Marketing Oy, AD
Inexterior Oy / New Store Europe Oy, Graphic Designer

“Make it simple, but significant.”

– Don Draper, Mad Men

John Ødegaard

Creative manager, Red Compass Norway
+47 90688384
2020 -
Creative Manager, Red Compass Norway
2018 -
Guest Teacher in Retail design BA, Kristiania University College-Oslo
2017 - 2018
Partner / Founder, ACE Retail as
2005 - 2020
CEO, ØdegaardDesign AS
2000 - 2005
Technical design manager, Dinamo 3D
1995 - 1999
3D designer / CAD designer, D’Arcy
1991 - 1994
Student, bachelor degree Ringling School of Art and Design - Sarasota, Florida USA
1988 - 1991
Technical draftsman/ illustration, Kapital
1987 - 1988
Illustrator, Evalet as
1986 - 1989
Lay-out-graphic design, Farmand
1983 - 1986
Technical draftsman, Taugbøl og Øverland AS