Julia Sysmäläinen has Finnish and Russian roots. She is an experienced corporate and type designer and has worked as a design director in Erik Spiekermann’s agencies for over a decade. Since 2008 she also runs Juliasys Studio in Berlin, specialising on branding, custom type design and information architecture. Juliasys has done projects for Freshbooks Toronto, Monotype Bad Homburg, Mars and Propercorn London, Remes & Packart Helsinki, HarperCollins Publishers New York, Art. Lebedev Studio Moscow, The American Academy Berlin and visitBerlin. Juliasys partners are located in Berlin, Helsinki and Moscow.