Klaus Haapaniemi (1970 Helsinki, Finland) is an internationally acclaimed artist and designer Living and working in London, UK. His work combines traditional folk art inspired by aesthetics, modern form and colour palette. Haapaniemi’s design approach is influenced by nature, Finnish folklore, fantasy and decorative arts. He has collaborated with a wide range of design houses creating events, department store campaigns, fashion collections and interior design. Haapaniemi has published three illustrated books and has held several exhibitions of his art and design. Klaus Haapaniemi launched his own textile anddesign company in 2010.