Andrea Johansson is a Swedish freelance illustrator and designer based in New York. She focuses on illustration and branding, both in digital and print. Her approach builds on creating bold, colorful and humor-heavy illustrations, sometimes combined with an unexpected balance of design elements such as form and typography. She'd love to hear from you!


Selected Clients

Nespresso
1 Hotels
Unicef
BabyLife Clinic
L'amico
Happiest Hour
McCann Worldgroup
Culture Trip

Education 

Parsons the New School for Design
Associate Degree, Graphic Design
Sep 2012 — May 2014
New York, NY

Scoula Leonardo da Vinci
Certificate Diploma, Arts
Sep 2009 — Feb 2010,
Rome, Italy

Bergs School of Communication
Certificate Diplomas,
- Graphic Design Introduction
- Advertising Introduction
Sep 2007—Dec 2007,
Stockholm, Sweden

Art School of Nicolai
Upper Secondary Degree, 
(Swedish undergrad)
Form and Design
2003 — 2007,
Helsingborg, Sweden

 


Experience 

Self Employed
Designer/Illustrator
Freelance Projects
May 2014 — Present

Appelquist—Architects
Freelance Senior Graphic Designer
- Rebranding and new collateral
Sep 2015 — Dec 2015,
New York, NY

McCann Worldgroup
Senior Graphic Designer/Illustrator
- Internal branding,  Print and digital
March 2015 — June 2015,
New York, NY

Reunion Goods & Services
Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Branding and Collateral Design
July 2014 — Freelance
New York, NY

With—/ Projects
Design Internship
Branding and Editorial
April 2014 — July 2014,
New York, NY

Amore Packaging and Branding
Design Project / Internship
Packaging/Brand Extension
Summer 2013,
Malmo, Sweden

 

 


Exhibitions / Projects 

Selective Perception
Illustration Exhibition, Artist
Elsewhere Gallery
Jan 19 — Feb 2nd, 2018
Brooklyn, New York

Helsingborg Art Week
Illustration Exhibition, Artist
Kulturhotellet
Oct 2017,
Helsingborg, Sweden

Defect Fixation
Design Exhibition, Artist
Gallery Casa Mezcal
Feb — Apr 2016,
New York, NY

Obsessive Tendencies
Design Exhibition, Artist
36 Ludlow Street
Dec 2015,
New York, NY

3xStudio
Co-Founder,
Design Collective
Nov 2015 — Present
"—3xStudio is a design collective that serves as a platform for designers to produce and curate design exhibitions in New York City."

A.A.S Graduate Show
Parsons the New School For Design
Sep 2014,
New York, NY

 


Recognition 

Easle Feature
— étapes 
Ballpit Mag Interview
Creative Boom
— AIGA
— Bedford & Bowery
— Trend List
— Women of Graphic Design
— New Grids
— Devroye Typography
— People of Design
— HelloYouCreatives
— From Up North
— Update or Die
— From Up North
— Athenna
— Juxtapost
— Hello You Creatives

Handelskammaren Scholarship
Recipent, Grant
The Board of Commerce Helsingborg
March 2013,
Helsingborg, Sweden

A.A.S. Dean’s Scholarship
Recipient
Parsons the New School For Design
Sep 2012, New York, NY