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

Services: Prop styling, preparing and styling food, set design, art direction and creating visual concepts for editorial and commercial photo shoots, film advertising 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.