Ossi (b. 1979) is an illustrator and artist based in Helsinki. He graduated from the Lahti Institute of Design in 2005. At the moment, Ossi studies graphic design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki.
He is one of the administrators of the largest Finnish web community for graphic designers, Pingstate.nu.
Along with his illustration work, Ossi is interested in pop-culture: movies, books, rock music, master painters of the Romantic Movement, character illustration and design as well as voodoo cat statues.
Ossi received the Young Creatives prize of his final thesis for the Lahti Institute of Design. He was also selected as the Young Designer of the month by Design Forum Finland in 2008.