Ari Kostamo (b. 1980) is a professional in product design, promotional product communication and a surface pattern designer with a degree in fashion and clothing design from the Kuopio Academy of Design. He has a long experience in designing individual business gifts, products, patterns and other graphic elements for several Finnish and international companies and communities.

"I enjoy my work as a designer and I am not afraid to throw myself into new designing projects. I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of materials, such as glass, steel, silver, soap stone, textiles and wood. At their best, products and ideas are practical and functional while also pleasing the eye."