Who we are

HIGH QUALITY & SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

Luonto is a family-owned furniture manufacturer from Western Finland, established in 1964. Our heritage is to design high quality products at the same time ensuring that future generations will be able to enjoy a safe and clean environment. 

WE USE SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING METHODS

COMBINED WITH 

NATURAL AND RECYCLABLE RAW MATERIALS FROM NEARBY AREAS.

Production

Crafted by hand

Every piece of Luonto furniture is individually, custom built, bench-made by Scandinavian craftsmen. Most craftsmen have over 20 years experience and several generations of families have been working with us.

Sketching Wood Parts

Making of Back Frame

Assembling of Parts

Cutting Fabrics

Cutting Leather

Building Mechanisms

Commitment

Minimal Waste

In comparison to mass production, the craftsmanship and hand-made approach creates minimal waste and emissions, and consumes a minimal amount of energy and water.

The wood waste created throughout the process is utilized to heat the production facilities and the local community.

OUR MATERIALS INCLUDE NORDIC SPRUCE, BIRCH PLYWOOD, RECYCLED ECO-FELT AND CUSHIONS CREATED FROM RECYCLED PET PLASTIC BOTTLES.

History

1964

Pentti Viitala, father of six, made the most courageous decision of his life: he sold his cows, bought a lorry, and began to upholster sofas in the hen house of the family farm. The sofas were marketed door to door.

1969

First factory in Kurikka was opened in old school building and first employee hired.

1977

Production was expanded by buying wood factory and sale to retailers started. 20th employee was hired

1987

The company made a large investment and the foundation for the current Kurikka Factory was laid. Timo Viitala was named managing director and the number of employees grew to 50.

1991

Export around the world starts

2005

Manufacturing has grown to include three production lines and 450 employees.

2010

Luonto the brand is launched. Luonto, meaning nature in Finnish, is marketed around the world to highlight the sustainable manufacturing techniques that have become our standard throughout the history of the company.

2011

Luonto Furniture commits to High Point Market every April and October

2015

Luonto is growing around the world, including 3 continents and 18 countries

2016

Luonto Furniture commits to Las Vegas Market every January and August

iso 9001 and 14001 

Certificates ensuring both production and management meet the highest international standards.