Private Case Oy
Towards a sustainable and well organised lifestyle
Environmentally friendly design since 1985
The story of Private Case began in 1985, when architect and industrial designer Ari Korolainen couldn’t find a suitable briefcase to carry his drawings in, and decided to make one himself. This was the beginning for a collection which soon increased with other product categories. Recycled cardboard was chosen as the main material because of its sustainability and pleasant feel. Later, regenerated leather was introduced as a new material, and it enabled making of entirely new kinds of products
After over 30 working years, time has passed and the methods of drawing and other self-expression have moved into electronic form. However, the purpose of Private Case remains the same. We still want to offer protective cases for drawings and self-expression that are designed and hand made in Finland.
Along with Scandinavian minimalist and inventive colorful design, Private Case products are known for their use of environmentally friendly recycled materials. Private Case products are made sustainably of recycled materials, with the smallest possible carbon footprint. The materials used include regenerated leather and recycled cardboard. By using Private Case products, you do less harm to the environment without having to compromise functionality and the Nordic lifestyle!
All Private Case products are designed and made in Tampere and Lahti with local workforce. The products are handmade responsibly and sustainably with over thirty years of experience. The products have been granted the Key Flag symbol as a sign of Finnish work.