Janne is an award winning Finnish freelance illustrator currently based in Brighton, UK. His work is characterised by dynamic compositions, vibrant colour schemes and precise & clear line-work in the tradition of ligne claire. His fun and optimistic illustrations often feature a cast of unique characters depicted in a variety of everyday situations. His main source of inspiration stems from his daily observations of people and life around him, which adds a sense of relevance and realism to his work. Janne is most adept at illustrating the current zeitgeist with it's fashions, technologies and habits, which feature prominently in his work.

Selected Clients:

The New Yorker - The Guardian - The New York Times - The Times - The Telegraph - Financial Times - The Wall Street Journal - The Washington Post - The Boston Globe - TIME - Bloomberg Businessweek - Wired - GQ - Condé Nast Esquire - The Big Black Book - WWD - Suitcase - Creative Review - Usbek & Rica - Anorak - Atlanta Magazine - Die Zeit - SZ Magazin - Das Magazin - Image magazine - Talentum - Flow Festival - Verizon - Heineken - Red Bull - MasterCard - Tiffany & Co - American Airlines - EasyJet - Lexus - Toyota - Harry's - Ace & Tate - Pentagram - Ink Publishing - Winkreative 

Represented in the UK by MP Arts 

For commissions and other enquiries:




Applied Arts Award 2016 (illustration)


University of Brighton 
BA(Hons) Illustration