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Tuulikki Pietilä

Tuulikki Pietilä (18 February 1917 – 23 February 2009) was a Finnish graphic artist and professor, born in Seattle, Washington. Pietilä was one of the most influential people in Finnish graphic arts, and her work has been shown in numerous art exhibitions. She worked as a teacher in the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, for many years, and later trained graphic artists and wrote instructional books about graphic arts.

Tuulikki was the lifepartner of Tove Jansson and direct inspiration for the character Too-ticky. The picture book Who will Comfort Toffle? was dedicated to her.