ABOUT CREATIVE DIRECTOR & LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER
ILONA ISABEL UTRIAINEN
In a nutshell: She a is a multi-tasking marketing professional, a passionate graphic artist with both print and web design experience. She embraces challenges in order to expand her knowledge and keep growing.
Fields of interest: Interior design, graphic design, publishing, film, music, yoga & wellness, food & beverage as an art-form, global travel, nature and habitat conservation, education, social development, animal welfare.
Favourite part of the job: Visualizing a rebranding, challenging photo retouching and manipulation, writing a winning message.
A bit personal: A Finnish-Chilean multilingual citizen of the world with a keen interest in all forms of design, Ilona developed a fascination for aesthetics at an early age, and has cherished beauty and composition in dance, film, interior and graphic design. She finds her peace and inspiration in the desert and by any body of water - be it sweet or salty.
Her philosophy, and why 'art is the heart': Art was the first method of communication between humans originating in the Paleolithic era, and it is what remains behind when civilizations fall. It's social commentary, a method in which to push boundaries of societal acceptance. Art enables visualizing and maximizing the impact of any given message. She loves and lives for practically all forms of art.