I am Leena Kisonen and I'm a graphic artist based in Helsinki, Finland. 
I work in the mix of illustration, design and art. 
I create work for print and digital, textiles, packaging and products. Sometimes my creations also take over spaces and climb on walls and windows. 
My style can be described as a blend of delicious candy colors,
playful shapes and big smiles. I've developed my craft over the years, drawing inspiration especially from Nordic simplicity, Japanese aesthetics and folk arts.
I create all my works by combining paper cut with digital processing,
which gives my work its unique and warm handmade feel.
I've been lucky enough to have worked with clients around the world.
My clientele includes Google, Minna Parikka and Hain BluePrint among others.
My work has also won many clients in Japan, where I've collaborated with
Isetan, Epos Card and many more.
You can find the most recent updates and news about my work on  my Facebook page and on Instagram.
If you want to work with me, have a question or just want to say hello,
please do not hesitate to
get in touch!
Selected Clients
Google, Anyways Creative, Papyrus, Isetan, Minna Parikka, Hain BluePrint,
Bruce Mau Design, Kauniste, Gaudeamus, Putinki, M2 Magazine, 
Suomen Pietarin Instituutti,
 Institut Finlandais, Blinks, SwissQuote,
Epos Card, Kippis, Le Monde Diplomatique, Ingman

Selected Talks
Helsinki Design Week
Helsinki, Finland, September 2017
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St. Petersburg Design Week
St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2017
Lattest Omotesando
Tokyo, Japan, October 2014
Selected features 
The Art of Window Design and Display
Sandu Publishing, China, 2018 (expected)
Art Quarter Vol. 16
Muen Art, Taiwan, 2017
Slanted #29 - Helsinki
Slanted Publishers, Germany, 2017
Pattern Euphoria
Sandu Publishing, China, 2016
Finland Yum-Yum Kitchens
Édition Paumes, Tokyo, 2014
Worldwide Graphic Design – Scandinavia
Feierabend Verlag OHG, Mannheim, 2009
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