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Saana Hellsten is a multi-disciplinary designer from Finland with a focus in package design. She currently is pursuing a master’s degree in package design at Pratt Institute, New York. Her work has been published in several international books and she has won a number of awards and scholarships.

Being Scandinav… Read More
Saana Hellsten is a multi-disciplinary designer from Finland with a focus in package design. She currently is pursuing a master’s degree in package design at Pratt Institute, New York. Her work has been published in several international books and she has won a number of awards and scholarships.

Being Scandinavian, she appreciates nature, sustainability and equality. She also has a passion for timeless, functional, universal design and holistic branding. In her thesis she is solving the issue of how current packaging design perpetuates gender stereotypes. She believes that gender neutral packaging will encourage gender equality and create a more sustainable world.

Saana loves to travel and has also lived and studied in Berlin and Italy. She's a big foodie and an endless seeker of random experiences. Read Less
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Work Experience
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Pratt GradComD // New York, NY, USA
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Pratt GradComD // New York, NY, USA
  • Designer
    Aivan oy // Helsinki, Finland
  • Art Director
    Stockmann Oyj Abp // Helsinki, Finland
  • Graphic Designer
    L-Fashion Group Oy // Lahti, Finland
  • Visual Marketing Assistant
    L-Fashion Group Oyj // Lahti, Finland
  • Graphic Designer
    H&M Arkkitehdit // Lahti, Finland
  • assistant
    NouNouDesign // Helsinki, Finland
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