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.
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 - MONOCLE - WWD - Variety - Entertainment Weekly - Suitcase - Creative Review - Lucky Peach - Anorak - Atlanta Magazine - Die Zeit - SZ Magazin - Das Magazin - Image magazine - Flow Festival - SXSW - Apple - Verizon - Virgin Group - Heineken - Red Bull - MasterCard - Tiffany & Co - American Airlines - British Airways - Emirates - Transavia - EasyJet - Lexus - Toyota - Harry's - Ace & Tate - Target - Pentagram - Winkreative
For commissions and other enquiries:
Applied Arts Award 2016 (illustration)
3x3 Professional Show Winners No.14 (Honorable Mention)
3x3 Professional Show Winners No.15 (Honorable Mention)
AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 37 (Chosen)
University of Brighton