Kati Närhi (b. 1973) is a Helsinki-based illustrator, graphic designer and cartoonist. She graduated from The School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Aalto University) in Helsinki in 2001. She has worked 10 years in Stockmann’s marketing department as an Art Director. Kati’s style moves in the middle grounds of vector graphics and warm, hand-made drawings. Kati won the Sarjakuva Finlandia comics award in 2016 with her work ”The seventh guest”. Kati is comfortable and pleasant to work with and she is always eager to work on versatile projects with her firm professionalism. Kati’s customers include Otavamedia Oma and AnimaBoutique.
Specialty: editorial illustration, advertising illustration, comics, character illustration, package illustration, soft computer made styles, surface illustration, pattern illustration
Path of the craft: From sketch to illustration process by Kati Närhi