Neil vilppu

Design & illustration

Los Angeles based designer & illustrator.

What i do

Commercial design & illustration.

Including: branding, advertising, iconography, packaging, graphic & technical illustration, product graphics, apparel and front end web design.

featured Work

Cafe Racer

This project was to create an illustration of a vintage style cafe racer in a digital format with a traditional feel. To achieve this, the process used mirrors the way that a traditional block print would be created but in a digital workspace.

featured press

9 to 5 mac

Behind the workflow: Designer Neil Vilppu combines iPad artistry with Mac familiarity

Skateboarding graphics, linocut prints, and the Apple Pencil inspire designer Neil Vilppu. His distinctive illustration style is the product of merging traditional and contemporary ideas. It’s this willingness to experiment that has led Neil to success in a workflow that combines the creative freedom of the iPad Pro with the powerful familiarity of the Mac.

9 to 5 mac

Made on iPad: Creative workflows and insights offered by professionals

The new iPad Pro has ignited conversations about the future of computing and new possibilities for creative work. Paired with a second-generation Apple Pencil, the hardware unlocks potential that has driven many professionals to re-evaluate how iPads best fit in their lives

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