Swedish designer and illustrator working in the intersections of typography, lettering and illustration. I always value the conceptual qualities of a project equally to its aesthetic, whether working with identities, publications, editorial illustration or digital design.

Graduated from Konstfack with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Illustration. Winner of the Nordic Creative Talent Award 2016.

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Erik Kirtley

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Mars Trilogy

Paperback covers for the Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson.

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Random Acts

A poster project documenting various weekday activities, ranging from paying the annual housing agency fee, to picking berries in Dalecarlian forests, to mundane rituals such as brushing one's teeth.

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Adobe Student
Ambassador Program

Artwork for Adobe’s Student Ambassador Program in the Nordic region taking inspiration from symbols and graphic elements found throughout the user interfaces of the Creative Collection.

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Heart Stamps

Three sets of stamps created during a two week course held by the Swedish/Danish national postal service PostNord.

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Multiverse

A science fiction magazine covering the “speculative and spectacular” in literature, film and games, aiming to bridge the gap between pop cultural magazines and academic science fiction journals.

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Lettering

Pieces of lettering from various projects.

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Xenogenesis Trilogy

Paperback covers for the Xenogenesis Trilogy by Octavia E. Butler.

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Typopa

A conceptual presentation tool designed for children and teachers in Swedish elementary schools. Visit website (in Swedish).

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Sweden Sans…

A poster series using the typeface Sweden Sans to comment and criticise Sweden’s actions during the European migrant crisis.

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Processen

Paperback cover for Processen (The Trial) by Franz Kafka.