Is it possible to design a website with e.g. Adobe Illustrator and then use PHP to build over the design?

I am really excited about an idea I had. A friend of mine is a designer and told me that she would design the website in Adobe Illustrator for me. I have strong skills in HTML and PHP. I need to be able to access databases in my website and I know how to do this through PHP. After I receive the files from the... show more I am really excited about an idea I had. A friend of mine is a designer and told me that she would design the website in Adobe Illustrator for me. I have strong skills in HTML and PHP. I need to be able to access databases in my website and I know how to do this through PHP.

After I receive the files from the designer, how can I program in PHP over it?

Thanks!
Update: I wish to use her design!