Photo ©  Jukka Pylväs .

Photo © Jukka Pylväs.

Designer, illustrator and visual artist Jenni Tuominen lives and works in Porvoo, Finland. She studied fine art in the Turku Academy of Arts and graphic design in the University of Art and Design Helsinki. Tuominen is the winner of the 2006 Marimekko design competition. Jenni received honored Finnish State Prize for illustration in 2017.

She loves to work on fields of illustration, design and art. Recently she has been working with books, ceramics and painting. Her works have been exhibited in many countries across the globe.

Jenni has designed many patterns for clothing, fabrics and tableware for Marimekko. She has also made a series of unique ceramic sculptures for Finnish design brand Samuji and Swiss department store Globus. She illustrated a rug collection with animal motives for Mum's in 2018.

Her first children's book made with her husband Jukka Pylväs "Jengi" was published in January 2018 by Etana Editions.
Colouring book Unessakävelijä (Sleepwalker) was released on spring 2016 by Shildts & Söderströms.

She gets inspiration for her works from nature. She likes to do gardening at her summer cottage and pick mushrooms and berries in the forests at Autumn.