Ville Savimaa

Ville Savimaa works as a freelance from Helsinki for a wide range of clients. With a background in graphic design, today his preferred medium is freehand drawing. Both his commercial and personal work set melancholic characters in mythical worlds. His illustrations show bewildering scenes of violence and despair: Noble huntsmen, male hipsters or mythical creatures trapped in complex surrounding. Ville wraps them all in folkloristic patterns, applied with a distinct sense for fashion and style. As Lifelounge put it: “Ville Savimaa’s illustrations bounce between the best dreams you’ve ever had and your worst nightmares.”