Design philosophy

Every product must have its place and purpose. Every feature has been considered carefully, from the material selected to the last technical detail, so that our products withstand time and wear. Timeless designs, colours and stylish cuts produce outdoor clothing, gear and shoes that stand the test of time. We carefully think of what clothing and gear we design and launch, so that we can reduce the size of our product range and any over-production.

Our gear, shoes and textiles undergo extensive tests before production. We test water and wind resistance, breathability, shrinkage and other features both in a lab and in practice. Our products are tested by our partners, ranging from outdoor enthusiasts to top athletes. As a user of our clothing, shoes and gear, your opinions are valuable to us, and we are happy to receive feedback on the features and functionality of our products.



3D design is spreading fast in our industry, and we are leading the way. The use of 3D software in design and production processes makes it significantly quicker to launch new products. In addition, it speeds up commenting and approval processes and reduces the number of needed physical samples to as little as one-third. Digital samples can be distributed to stakeholders for commenting and approval without any logistics emissions.

To us at Halti, 3D means less textile waste, lower emissions and less use of natural materials, as well as a faster and more creative design process. From SS20 to SS21 we have reduced the amount of salesman samples by 50% - this means 50% less emissions.

Halti sustainability finnish design
Halti sustainability finnish design

All Halti products are designed at Halti’s head office in Sipoo, Finland. The research and development team consists of a group of experienced Finnish professionals who are passionate about their craft. In addition, our R&D activities partly involve representatives of the management, sales and marketing, and our local team specialised in quality control is always close to our key production processes. This means we are a big team with a big heart