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Top left: Interior for L Architects Ltd. Top right: Branding and identity for Ung Nordisk Musik Festival 2015. Below left: Characters for the animation project Lady Shave. Below right: Office building restaurant space for L Architects Ltd.
Visualising ideas and brands In all markets, at some point, it becomes relevant to visualise an idea, and it is essential to create a brand. OlaDesign, based in Finland, has made the process simple and fun by working closely with its clients to ensure that their needs are met.
citing as we can step inside the projects. This makes the experience immersive, so you can experience the building or design, not just see it.”
By Josefine Older Steffensen | Photos: OlaDesign
OlaDesign does everything from business cards to 3D architectural visualisation. The three designers behind it – Julio Orduña Sánchez, Emma Grönholm and Matías Celayes – have combined their experiences as graphic and industrial designers, as well as landscape architects, to create a company with a breadth of expertise. “When you have a design qualification you start to think in a particular way, which means that it becomes easier for
us to translate the clients’ idea and help them visualise it,” explains Sanchez. Their graphics and visualisations evidently work, as OlaDesign, alongside its clients, has won numerous international design and architecture awards. “Most of what we do is in the early development phase, where clients want to see what their projects will end up looking like or they have to show it to investors,” says Sanchez. “We’ve also started working with virtual reality, which is really ex-
Sanchez continues: “Whether we’re making logos, graphic design or complete 3D environments, it’s always exciting to work with so many different clients.” OlaDesign works primarily in Finland but also internationally, with many clients continuing to return. Web: www.oladesign.fi Facebook: oladesignfi Instagram: @oladesignfi LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/ company/oladesign-fi
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Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Swedish pop princess Tove Styrke.