Brilliant experiences
by design


Who we are

Idean is a global design & strategy firm focused on delivering valuable customer experiences through user research, digital design, and front-end development. We combine our Scandinavian design heritage with Silicon Valley tech expertise to provide our clients with a comprehensive perspective on digital design and customer experience.

Since 1999, we have delivered over 4000 design projects for customers around the world. We currently have 170+ employees across studios in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Helsinki, and Berlin. 



Risto Lahdesmaki

Risto Lahdesmaki
CEO, Founder

Ville Kurki

Ville Kurki
CCO, Co-Founder

Jesse Maula

Jesse Maula
CDO, Co-Founder


Pierre-Henri Clouin 
Chief Strategy Officer



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