Designer, born in Lathi (Finland) in 1944. After her studies, Eija embarked on a long collaboration with Marimekko. She has participated in developing the settings for advertising shoots and short films, and has collaborated in the capacity of consultant with many interior décor magazines. In 1969 she moved to Italy to work in the field of Industrial Design. For Alessi she worked with architect Franco Sargiani on the company's coordinated image and packaging. She currently runs her own business, covering a comprehensive range of services, from interior design to advertising graphics, setting up stands and creating corporate logos.