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

1 Hotels
BabyLife Clinic
Happiest Hour
McCann Worldgroup
Culture Trip


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



Self Employed
Freelance Projects
May 2014 — Present

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
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

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



Easle Feature
— étapes 
Ballpit Mag Interview
Creative Boom
— 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
Parsons the New School For Design
Sep 2012, New York, NY