Janne Iivonen

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, British Airways, Virgin Group and Heineken.

  • Candid Wholesale

    Janne created this conceptual illustration for Candid Wholesale, showcasing how they can help streamline the wholesale proces
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  • The Telegraph Saturday Cover

    Janne created this bustling cover illustration for Saturday's cover of the Telegraph, all about what to do during half term i
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  • World Economic Forum

    Janne created the cover art for The World Economic Forum, for their supply chain report. 
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  • The Guardian x Schwalbe

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