Laura Suuronen is a Freelance Design Director originally from Finland. After working at the forefront of mobile publishing and in leading international agencies in Helsinki and London, Laura is now based in Los Angeles. She is often called up when a fresh perspective is needed, helping creative companies stand out and captivate their audiences. The human experience is central to her work.


Laura has recently worked with the likes of Siegel + Gale, Media Arts Lab, Hasan & Partners, leading Scandinavian museums and art galleries, publishers and record labels.

Laura has won awards from Best Finnish Creative Design, Graphis, Communication Arts and others. She has served on design awards juries and been featured in books, periodicals and exhibitions around the world.

Bold design when you can't just turn it up.

Bold design for when you can't just turn it up.

Bold design for when you can't just turn it up.

Services

 

Art Direction
Branding
Consultancy
Concept Development
Content Development
Curation
Creative Strategy
Design
Environmental
Event Design
Exhibition
Identity
Installation
Interactive
Naming
Print
Packaging
Publication
Signage
Website
Writing

Some brands & agencies I've worked with

Corporate



Nokia
Liquid Telecom
BMW
Rolls-Royce
Honda
Target
Citibank
KPMG
No. 7
Boots Labs
David Mayer Naman
The Glenlivet
Koskenkorva
Cloetta Fazer
Fazer Bakery
NOW TV
Finnish Broadcasting Company
Nelonen

Arts & Music


Finnish National Gallery
Galerie Anhava
Helsinki Art Museum
Columbia Records
Sony BMG
Avex
Savonlinna Opera Festival
Lahti Art Museum
Shangri-la Music
Elements Music
Texicalli Records
Be Why
DCA Fine Art

Publishing & Editorial


Pottermore
Helsingin Sanomat
Ilta-Sanomat
Tammi Publishers
S&S Publishing
Into Publishing

Non-Profit & Government


Breast Cancer Care
Operation USA
Finpro
Finnish Travel Bureau
City of Vantaa
University of Helsinki

Agencies


Siegel + Gale
Deutsch
Media Arts Lab
Hasan & Partners
Troika
Calling Brands
Phenomenom
Secret Agent PR

Accolades

Select awards


Graphis United States 2013
The Best Finnish Creative Design  Finland 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Communication Arts United States 2012
Creativity International United States 2012
HOW International Design United States 2012
I.D. Annual Design Review United States 2012
The Most Beautiful Books of the Year Finland 2014
Best Outdoor Advertising Finland 2012

Juries


Creativity International United States 2017, 2015
The Best of Finnish Design and Advertising Finland 2013
International Lahti Poster Triennial Theme Poster Finland 2013

Features

Select Magazines


Communication Arts
United States 9/2012

Digital Arts
United Kingdom 12/2008

Grafia
Finland 4/2014

HOW Magazine
United States 3/2012

Novum
Germany 6/2011

Select Books


Birch
Minerva Publishing 2015

Damn Good
HOW Books 2012

Nordic Graphic Designers
A+O Publishing 2012

Fingerprint 2
HOW Books 2011

The Sketchbook
TaiK 2007

Select Online


Basso

Design and Design

Digital Arts

Elle.fi

Liquid Treat

Lovely Package

PageCrush

YLE News

 

Select Exhibitions

Modern Finnish Poster Haapsalu Graafilise Disaini Festival, Haapsalu Culture Center, Haapsalu, Estonia 2016
Viljand City Gallery, Viljandi, Estonia 2016
Design Night Festival, Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn, Estonia 2016
Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia 2016–2017

International Poster Biennial of Mexico
 Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, Mexico 2012

Golden Bee – Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design 
 Artplay, Moscow, Russia 2012

MUIP Biennial
 Marmara University Cumhuriyet Museum, Istanbul, Turkey 2012

NEXT Design
 Radical Design Week, Shanghai, China 2012

Creativity Awards Lounge TYPO London, London, United Kingdom 2012

Design Awards Gallery HOW Design Live, Boston, United States 2012

International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno
 Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic 2012

International Poster Triennale in Toyama
 The Museum of Modern Art Toyama, Toyama, Japan 2012

The Best Finnish Creative Design (Vuoden Huiput) 
 WeeGee Exhibition Centre, Espoo, Finland 2012
Design Forum Finland, Helsinki, Finland 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

China International Poster Biennial Art Museum of China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China 2011

International Lahti Poster Biennial 
 Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland 2011

Hommage à Tapani Aartomaa
 Puebla City Congress Palace, Puebla, Mexico 2010
Sibelius Hall, Lahti, Finland 2011

Place 
 Composition, Denver, Colorado, United States 2009

Space & Identity
 Media Centre Lume Gallery, Helsinki, Finland 2007

Terrain de Jeu 
Institut finlandaise, Paris, France 2007

Across the Atlantic
 500X Gallery, Irving, Texas, USA 2006  

See me
 ATypI Conference, University of Art and Design Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland 2005

Laura Suuronen

Laura Suuronen

Laura Suuronen

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