Jukka Pylväs (b. 1974) is a Porvoo-based illustrator and graphic designer. He graduated as a graphic artist from Estonia’s Academy of Arts in 2000 and has continued his studies in graphic design Master’s program in Aalto University. Jukka likes to insert humour, which he scoops up from classic comics, animations and the films of Jacques Tati, into his illustrations. As an illustrator Jukka is the master and best friend of reduction and laconic illustration. He is a very insightful artist, with whom it’s pleasant to work with. Jukka will never be late on a schedule or deadline, and his visual perception is excellent. His clients, among others, include The City of Helsinki, The National Museum of Finland and advertising agencies such as TBWA Helsinki.
Specialty: humor, politics, environment, character illustration, strategy illustration, vector graphics, motion illustration
Path of the craft: From sketch to illustration by Jukka Pylväs (pdf)