KARIN OLU LINDGÅRD

TEXTILE / GRAPHIC / CREATIVE

EDUCATION

2006 - 2011 the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Design, in Copenhagen, Textile Design (BA 2010)

2005 - 2006 Malmö School of Design, Pattern making

2002 - 2004 Serietecknarskolan i Hofors, Cartooning and Illustration

 

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

Present: Freelance print consultant. Among the clients: H&M Home, Molo kids and Blingo kids.

Present: Co-owner and designer at the design studio Butler/Lindgård.

2016 Illustrator. Children's book 'Saffa & Parmesan: Den vilda ballongfärden'.

Olika förlag.

Present: Costume department assistant on a bunch of motion pictures. Recently: BROEN IIII

2016 Author. Specialist literature 'Om kreativitet'. återSKAPA

2013 Project manager and curator for the art installation Kärlekar,

Form/Design Center, Malmö

2013 Illustrator. Children's book 'Sagan om de övergivna strumporna'. återSKAPA.

2013 Illustrator. Children's book 'Saffa & Parmesan: Den hemliga u-båten'.

Olika förlag.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 Malmö Live (SWE)

2017 Swedish Design Pavillion, London Design Fair (UK)

2017 Swedish embassy, London (UK)

2017 Burlövs konstklubb, Burlöv (SWE)

2017 Designgalleriet, Stockholm (SWE)

2017 Galleri Textilkoll (SWE)

2016 Swedish embassy, Tokyo (JPN)

2016 Form Design Center (SWE)

2016 Black Gallery, Copenhagen (DK)

2016 Landskrona konsthall (SWE)

2015 Galleri 21, Malmö (SWE)

2014 Printed and Co, Edinburgh (UK)

2011 Röhsska Museet, Göteborg (SWE)

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Officepaketet

Weavepoint

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Swedish Native

English Good skills

German Basal skills

Danish Basal skills

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Print design

Pattern making

Color awareness and pallet assembly

Hand print in various techniques, including reactive, pigment, and etching colors

Weave: Including Classic weave, double weave and digital weave.

Textile yarn techniques (knitting, crochet, macrame etc)

Textile materials knowledge

Graphic design / lay out

Illustration

Idea generation

Design Process

 

AWARDS

2012 Almedahls Award

2012 Designer of the month, Form/Design Center, Malmö

 

SCOLLARSHIPS

2016 Projektstöd Malmö Stad

2015 Kulturbryggan

2015 Helge Ax:son Johnssons stiftelse

2014 Estrid Ericssons stiftelse

2013 Längmanska Stiftelsen

2013 Estrid Ericssons stiftelse

2011 Fabrikör J Ekelunds stiftelse

2011 Carl Jönssons stiftelse

 

HONORARY TASKS

Chairman at Textiltryck, Malmö

Jury, Landskrona konsthall textilbiennal

 

FAMILY

Living with Ola and our three kids; Greta 3, Herman 6 and Beda 9 years old.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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