Klaus Haapaniemi (b. 1970) has had plenty of coverage recently in the Finnish as well as foreign media. His CV of design work is impressive: garment prints for Diesel, Levis, Marimekko, Dolce & Gabbana, Cacharel and Belas Dead, a new brand. He has also worked as Creative Director of the Italian fashion house Bantam, published a book entitled Giants together with the Finnish writer Rosa Liksom, produced illustrations for the Observer newspaper, shown his work in exhibitions Ã and done a few other things in between. The international WGSN trend analysis service has dubbed him as one of the most important rising stars in illustration and design.