HÖP’s SOUL: CREATIVE AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
A fireball, generator of ideas and a fan of children. Being a mother of two daughters has inspired and brought her to the world of children’s products. She is reviving old childhood games and fantasies by making them into activity books.
Secret power: Intuition
Art is everywhere, just take a look around! Kadri can create spaces, games and stories basically from anything and everywhere. From those ideas grow new discoveries and stories, and the authors are KIDS!
Secret power: Reading the world & thoughts
Winning a national drawing contest 20 years ago was life changing for a boy from the deep forests of Estonia. This is how Maido’s path as an illustrator and animator began. His signature style embraces the secret message of kindness and humanity.
Secret power: Animation
Over 30 children’s books and textbooks, 12 years of co-work for kid’s magazine Täheke and exhibitions – not bad for a young mother of four! She created her own magazines for fun and friends already as a small girl. No wonder!
Secret power: Creative superwoman
Childhood at countryside and games on fields with cowpats gave her nicknames Liisa the Shepherd and Strawberry. Ideas for games and a special relationship with nature come from there as well as her skill to see the good in everything.
Secret power: Endless goodness
HÖP’s WORLD CONQUER TEAM
Helen’s passionate about brain and movement. How to be personal best and help children do the same while being a good parent? Her night-time reading is about training body and mind.
Secret power: Finding words & stories
Drawing, sewing, handcraft – her hands are always busy to create. When she finds “the IT motive” she’s just in her flow, smiling widely. Her little son is doing the same and that makes Kristina very glad.
Secret power: Golden hands
Very gifted and versatile, Anna is just beginning her path as an artist. Endless excitement to draw Corgis and happy-go-lucky sloths makes her just the right member for HÖP’s family.
Secret power: Corgis of course!
“Chewing words and letters to assure interesting stories,” says Elise about herself. Her recommendation to all parents is to read with kids and replace gadgets with books. Rich vocabulary and self-expression skills are beneficial in life.
Secret power: Noticing details
Helen, a bookworm and storywriter of Hamsu the Hamster, is living her childhood dream with HÖP. She makes our books alive in social media with cooler-than-cool posts and pictures.
Secret power: Amazing eye & taste
Maybe you’ve walked or sat on Pent’s creations. How come? He is a professional product designer whose secret hobby is illustrating. His pictures are always with little funny twists, but extremely correct in all details. That has been the rule since his childhood – everything has to be logical and reflected properly.
Secret power: Engineering