Mielikuvituksia is a Finnish illustration and design brand. Mielikuvituksia is colourful, full of character, warm-hearted and fun. We are Anna Vento and Katariina Kähkönen, the driving force behind Mielikuvituksia, and we create our illustrations with enthusiasm and in good humour.
Ecological and ethical aspects - as well as creating a good vibe - are an integral part of our world and our endeavours. With our illustrations, we wish to tell you stories and inspire you. Current themes and phenomena are often reflected in our illustrations, cartoons, characters and the events organized by us.
Get unique illustration to fit your individual needs! Our clients include businesses, organizations and individual clients.
We offer a wide range of illustrations and desings from invitations, greeting cards, flyers, brochures, book and magazine illustrations, business cards, tattoos, logos, gift certificates, website layouts, over-all looks for companies, and much, much more.
We can also supply you with unique invitations and other printables for your party! Our party invitation templates can be customised to suit your needs, and they are available in several different colour schemes.
Mielikuvituksia products consist mainly of printed stationery and textiles, such as clothes, accessories, sachets, kitchen towels, greeting cards and posters.The whimsical characters Tyypit appear on most of our products.
Our clothing line and accessories are made from ecologically and ethically produced organic cotton. Textiles are Oeko-Tex 100 certified.The Oeko-Tex 100 certificate guarantees an environmentally safe production as well as the safety of both the fabric and the dyes used in the manufacturing process. The primary source of energy used in the making of Oeko-Tex 100 certified products comes from wind power. The carbon footprint of the textiles is an estimated one tenth of the carbon footprint left by average textiles.
Mielikuvituksia characters, Tyypit, are a key part of our world and business. Tyypit are cute and quirky animal characters, each with their own unique personality. Tyypit reflect our values, characteristics and interests. Each of the characters represents a little piece of us and the people close to us. We hope that others, too,can connect with our characters and find pieces of themselves or their loved ones in them. An ecological and ethical lifestyle, respect for nature, as well as a the dream of living in a just world where all creatures can live in harmony, are values that all our characters have in common.
Armas is a reflective creature, who finds that taking good care of world is very important. Armas is interested in ecological lifestyles, wellness and self-development. Despite a passionate and resolute persona, Armas is also thoughtful and caring. Despite being a solitary soul, Armas finds spending time with friends and family very important.
Armas likes good food, hiking and daily routines. Armas appreciates the simple pleasures of everyday life and loves rain, the scent of the ocean and the cozy dusk of fall.
Aatos loves slow mornings when it's okay to sleep in. Aatos is often bothered by an inexplicable longing for something unknown.
Untamo is a wise, patient and kind-hearted owl, whose life experience makes him the owl others turn to when they are in need of advice or encouragement. Our slightly whimsical and humorous owl friend is also open minded and tolerant.
Untamo loves baking cookies,but every once in a while the absent-minded Untamo's kitchen is the site of small flour-based baking disasters.Untamo frequently invites his friends over for cookies and tea.
Astrid is named after the writer Astrid Lindgren, who is greatly admired by her parents and by Astrid herself. She is energetic, saucy and independent. She has a lively social life and a lot of friends. Astrid, however, needs her own space and is happy living by herself. This lady-hedgehog of a mature age spends a lot of her time in different cultural events.
Art and literature are close to her heart. Comics and illustrated books are her passion. Astrid supports the peace cause and liberal thinking. 60's and 70's style and music appeal to her. Astrid and her friends organize gatherings where they sing popular folk songs from the 60's, accompanied by guitar.
Manuel's hobbies include spray painting, traveling and intensive dental care. Having sparkling white teeth is important to Manuel. Manuel's favorite trip was an interrail journey with Pukki Johan. Manuel loves Barcelona. Manuel also loves music and dancing. Sometimes Manuel puts on a performance that includes theatrical dancing and singing while listening to music of Barbra, Liza and Freddie.
Motto: Be brave. Always be yourself, no matter what! Reach for your dreams and never lose your confidence. Remember that You are Fabulous!
Ruben is a solitary soul. Ruben's lifestyle is both calm and leisurely, and he keeps his life simple and comfortable. Ruben is very intelligent. He is interested in philosophy and literature.Ruben usually sleeps late and wakes sometime in the afternoons. First he puts his slippers on. Then he drinks a cup of strong tea while sitting comfortably in his old armchair, placed in front of the fireplace.
Every evening at eight o'clock his owl friend Untamo arrives. They often spend hours having profound conversations but they also enjoy each other's company in silence. Sometimes words are not needed. The presence of a friend is enough.
Pukki Johan likes hiking and traveling. He loves to photograph nature and landscapes and he always has his camera in his backpack. While backpacking, Johan always makes sure to write long letters to his wife - whom he takes good care of when he's at home.
Pukki Johan is calm but playfull and social. When he gets excited about something, he donates a lot of energy time and effort to his object of interest. Sometimes Pukki Johan gets so caught up in his new hobbies that he completely loses track of time!
Svante is open-minded and cheerful, and he likes to be the center of attention. This elephant is slightly naive, which is why he's sometimes easily tricked. Svante is very talkative, social and great company. He keeps close contact with his large family and wide circle of friends. Svante loves to organize festivities. He is an excellent host and a natural entertainer. Svante's beloved hobby is show dancing. He is interested in fashion and design. The international Svante enjoys traveling and speaks several languages fluently. He is also actively involved in charity.