Inkku Tamma is Johan Malmström, who is also known as "Jönne" ~ which is what you will see handwritten on the bottom of every Inkku Tamma piece. Jönne lives in the northernmost part of Sweden, close to the border of Finland, in the village of Pajala (home to about 2000 inhabitants). Jönne worked as a teacher, partly in handicraft (wood and metal), and over the last 15 years has exclusively focused in Inkku Tamma. Jönne is a one-man operation, designing and making all of his pieces by himself!
Interesting fact ~ Jönne lives in a house that was once a station for filtering water from the Torne River into drinking water, his home is surrounded by forests and wetlands (which may seem very familiar to many Minnesotans!).