Sairanen studied at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and managed his own industrial design studio in Helsinki. Sairanen is well-known for his elegant interior objects which he designed for European interior design collections, such as Ligne Roset of France and spHaus of Italy. Since the spring of 2008 he had been working for Finnish design company, Aarikka, as their in-house designer for Aarikka's new collection of interior design products.
Eero Sairanen applied innovative solutions both in terms of forms and manufacturing techniques in his designs. His scope of designs was versatile and he had created cosy interior objects of ceramics, glass, plastic, metal and wood. All designed for everyday use.