for complex phenomena

Hahmota helps its clients make sense of complicated issues and large data sets in order to generate shared understanding and new insights.

We use service design and systems thinking methods to understand the wider context of the phenomena in question, and create innovative visualisations and stories that crystallise the key issues and questions – whether quantitative or qualitative. 

Web-based visualisation tools

We use our own unique software tools to create interactive online visualisations, economic forecast models and data stories

Phenomena mapping

We have developed online and offline tools for mapping and visualising complex phenomena comprising qualitative information and quantitative data

Information design for print and social media

Visualisations, infographics and strategy maps to help communicate challenging issues simply and effectively


Sitra - phenomena-based planning toolkit

service design | qualitative information design | participation processes

Kela - healthcare expenditure simulators

economic modelling | software development | data design

Itla - indicator bank of child and family wellbeing

data design | concept design | participation processes

Finance Finland - micro and macroeconomic simulators

economic modelling | concept design | software development

Prime Minister's Office - Social security renewal preparation

qualitative information design | data design

Vastuugroup Oy - phenomena mapping of labour market challenges

service design | qualitative information design | participation processes

Wikiplanning: participatory urban design method

service design | participation processes


On the basis of our good experiences
during cooperation on the Budget Game project, I recommend Hahmota Oy. They are an exceptionally capable and agile simplifier of challenging issues

Timo Silvola, Finance Finland (Finanssiala ry)

The Tax Tree is an excellent new and easy-to-use tool, that can be warmly recommended to people of all ages.

Jutta Urpilainen, Minister of Finance provides a comprehensive overview of the budget, while taking into account the detailed level. It is interactive, and it is easy to use. The visualisation conveys complex budget data in a simple way.

Markus Sovala, Ministry of Finance

Prizes and awards


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