The portable picnic grill City Boy created by him is a great product for any urban dweller who does not have the space to store a large grill. It is also perfect for hitting the beach, tailgate parties, going camping, or hanging out on the porch or the balcony in the summer months, or when going fishing on the ice or track skating in the winter. He himself also uses the grill to make stovetop espresso. He keeps one stored in the back of his car. That way he is always ready for a spontaneous barbeque party. The grill could also be taken along on the back of a bike.   The compact size of City Boy Picnic makes it ideal for light travel. It measures 7 inches wide, 7 inches long and 8.5 inches tall. The 1960s inspired design is simple and clean. The structural solution is practical and different from any other portable grill on the market. City Boy is made of powder-coated steel and has a stainless grill rack and a heat resistant stainless steel and oak handle. It is operated with canned fuel. The flame can be adjusted with a dial. When it is time for cleaning the grill, the interior can be wiped clean and the grate tossed in the dishwasher or wiped down in the sink.
Before the SAUMA exhibition, the grill has been on display in the US in a group exhibition at the Future Perfect gallery in Brooklyn, New York where IMU and Friends presented recent projects by young Finnish designers during the summer of 2006. The smart design of the product has been acclaimed for its excellent usabilty qualities and its reasonable production costs. City Boy was awarded in the design category of the Finnish Plootu Fennica sheet metal competition in 2006.