About

 

Hello! My name is Klara Persson and I'm a graphic designer and writer of children's books. In every project I take part I put my full attention, energy and heart. I have a solid experience from creative processes and taking responsibility for the aesthetic expression overall and in details.

Some clients I’ve been doing freelance work for are Pontus in the AirBold Stockholm,  Astrid Lindgren Memorial AwardNorstedtsAlbert Bonniers FörlagHappy F&BSkanskaAlfabetaPlease copy meMångkulturellt CentrumKabusa Böcker and Urax.

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Work Experience
2015 - 2018, Graphic Designer, Fine Little Day
2010 - 2015, Graphic Designer, Freelance
2015 Graphic Design Assistant, Muuto
2012 Graphic Design Intern Happy F&B
2012 Graphic Design Intern Albert Bonniers Förlag
2010 Graphic Design Intern Kabusa Böcker
2007 Volunteer Tidskriften 00TAL

Lectures & Book Talks
2016 Atalante, Göteborg
2015 Form/Design center, Malmö
2015 Litteralund, Lund
2014 Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn
2013 Bokdagar i Dalsland, Åmål
2013 Bokmässan, Göteborg
2013 Författarförbundet, Stockholm
2013 HDK, Göteborg
2013 Pedagogen, Göteborgs Universitet
2013 Sörängens Folkhögskola, Nässjö

Education
2008 - 2014 MFA in Design, HDK - School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg
- Visual Communication
- Typography
- Storytelling
- Materials and Methods
- Design, Identity and Process
- Exhibition Design
2010 Children's litterature, Linnaeus University, Distance course
2007 - 2008 Creative Writing, Sörängens Folkhögskola, Distance course
2006 - 2007 Gerlesborgsskolan, Stockholm
2006 Creative Writing, Södertörns Högskola, Stockholm
2004 - 2005, Sörängens Folkhögskola, Nässjö

Awards
2017 Silver Egg Award for Pontus in the Air, together with Bold Stockholm
2014 Nominated for the August Prize for the book ”Jag blir en bubbla”
2013 Nominated for the August Prize for the book ”Maximilian och Minimilian”
2012 Slangbellan - Best children’s book debutant of the year
2012 Snöbollen - Swedish Picture Book of the Year

Exhibitions
2015 Bratislava Illustration Biennale, Slovakia
2014 What a gas! At the zoo, 3:e våningen, Göteborg
2013 Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn
2013 Junibackens bilderboksfestival, Stockholm
2013 Children's Book Fair, Bologna
2013 Solo exhibition, Bildmuseet, Umeå 

Representation & Publik Works
Landstinget Gävleborg, Barnmottagningen Gävle Sjukhus

Press Etc
2015 Expressen
2015 Picturebook Makers
2015 Borås Tidning
2015 Enfants Terribles Magazine
2015 Ambassade de Suède, Ottawa
2015 Fine Fine Books
2014 Dagens Nyheter
2014 Smålandsposten
2013 Kulturnytt
2013 Sydsvenskan
2013 Junibacken
2013 Skånskan
2013 Helsingborgs Dagblad
2013 Fine Little Day
2013 It's Nice That
2013 Booooooom
2013 Illustrada.pl
2013 Dagens Nyheter
2013 Gefle Dagblad
2013 Kulturrådet
2012 Fine Little Day
2012 Bokunge
2012 Dagensbok
2012 Studio Fludd


© Klara Persson 2017