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I’m Juuli Hakkarainen, Helsinki based prop & food stylist and set designer with passion in visual concepting.

Services: Preparing and styling food, prop styling, set design and visual concepting for editorial and commercial photo shoots, TV commercials and other film productions, events, cookbooks, recipe developing and anything else you have in mind.

Expertise: To create interesting settings and visual stories inspired by art, nature and mythology. I have a broad knowledge of seasonal food and Finnish food culture, but also international cuisines and visual trends.

Books: Modernia maakuntaruokaa (Sesonkia 2017) - author, concept, recipes, food and style.

Satokauden ruokaa, authors Susanna Haavisto & Samuli Karjula (Otava 2016) - recipes, food and style.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Restaurant Management from HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences (Restonomi AMK). Journalism studies in Voionmaan Opisto and food journalism program by HAAGA-HELIA and Sanoma Media Finland. My work background is in catering, so I have years of experience in menu planning and cooking professionally.