Ulla Saar was born in Tallinn on 4 January 1975. She graduated in product design from the Estonian Academy of Arts in 2001, and studied as an exchange student at the Aalto University in Helsinki (then the University of Art and Design Helsinki) in 2000. Since 1993, she has worked as a designer at the architecture bureau Alver Architects. Saar has illustrated children’s books since 2013. Ulla is a children’s book illustrator, product designer, graphic artist, and interior designer. She has designed books, illustrated children’s books and magazines and designed postcards, pins, and calendars.