Ari Kostamo (b. 1980) is a professional in promotional product communication and a surface pattern designer with a degree in fashion and clothing design from the Kuopio Academy of Design. He has 12 years of experience in designing individual corporate 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."