Great new office

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May 23, 2017

I have a new office! It´s called The Castle because it´s next to the Royal castle and it´s right smack in the centre of Stockholm. You´ll find me here twice a week and the rest of the time I´ll be in my studio on ...

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Taking croquis lessons

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March 23, 2017

Every other Saturday I join a great group of people and draw croquis for 2 hours. Mostly really short 30 seconds and 60 seconds poses and then a few 2-3 minutes. I love drawing with charcoal like these ones, but this Saturday I´m going to try a really soft and thick 9B pencil. Fun, fun, fun! ...

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Sashiko design at Formex 2017

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January 30, 2017

My Japanese agent AndFika exhibits at Formex and are showcasing my, as well as the other nordic designers, sashiko embroideries from last year. 18-21 January at B 19:22. Designbloggarna wrote a little something about the Formex sashiko boot and Stinas Trådar was also inspired :) The agent has also published a sweet little book about our patterns and the stories behind ...

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New colourful restaurant

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December 23, 2016

Mat & vy is a newly opened restaurant on Kvarnholmen in Stockholm. They have a lovely view with windows facing the sea and Djurgården but also windows facing a giant construction site. My illustrations brighten up those windows and also helps the dinner guests find the somewhat tricky entrance further down the ...

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UNIK exhibition in Tokyo

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October 06, 2016

Who new I would do embroidery?! Anyways, my design has found it´s way into yet another exhibition in Tokyo. Happy times! Together with a group of Scandinavian designers I´ve created my take on the Japanese embroidery technique sashiko. The given theme was childhood place and my place is Strömstad. A coastal town in Sweden that, for me, is crab fishing and endless days on the beach. Here is ...

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#patternbombing

September 23, 2016

I rose to the Make it in design´s challenge and did some patternbombing of my neighborhood, or rather my clients neighborhood: Kvarnholmen. Bananas and cats on the old corn mill Havrekvarnen ...

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Now on Dribbble

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April 26, 2016

This "baller" is my first entry on Dribbble, a fun place for illustrators and graphic designers, you should check it ...

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Celebrating International Women´s Day

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March 29, 2016

This is an assignment I had a lot of fun with! 10 famous/successful Swedish women drawn as superhero characters. And this is the end result, a web illustration on sweden.se The women are: Alicia Vikander, Zara Larsson, Babba Canales, Simone Giertz, Lisa Jonsson, Sarah Sjöström, Nikeisha Andersson, Sofie Allert, Suad Ali, Victoria Got a happy repost from ...

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Taking a home decor course

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January 28, 2016

I just loved art school! The best thing was the different playful assignments and the short deadlines. Now I´ve signed up for Lilla Rogers Home decor course so I can experience some of that again. I will get different challenges each week (for 5 weeks) on the topic "how to illustrate for home decor". This is the result of my first "mini" assignment: drawing sea ...

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Voilà! A December playlist

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December 04, 2015

It´s so dark outside and a storm is making the windows rattle. But there is great music! Here is a compilation with some December favorites Pell /Queso Janet Jackson /Unbreakable Raury /Mama Jamie Woon /Celebration Oh wonder /Without you Ji Nilsson /Special kind Khai /Do you go up Nicolas Godin /Clara Dillon Francis, Kygo, James Hersey / Coming over J ...

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Testing my new wacom intuos

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October 28, 2015

I am practicing my drawing on my new wacom intuos. I love it! This is a quick drawing of my daughter Fredrika still in her nightgown by the kitchen ...

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My design at the Swedish embassy in Tokyo

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October 26, 2015

Earlier this year I was in a exhibition named DUKA held at the Swedish embassy in Tokyo. It was a collab between Swedish pattern collection, Kamawanu, Hasami and Loft showing dining in a Scandinavian style for the japanese table. Such a fun project were I designed a porcelain birch pattern for a bowl, a small plate and a chopstick rest. And also a tenugui (which is a japanese ...

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Here´s a June playlist

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June 24, 2015

Sometimes I feel like I need playlists more than food! Here is a compilation with my June favorites Lianne la Havas /Unstoppable Ibeyi /River Snoop Dogg, Stevie Wonder /California Roll RL Grime, How to dress well /Reminder ODEZA, Shy Girls /All we need Diane Coffee /Everyday Kali ...

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A new website soon

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June 07, 2015

This website will be a mess for a couple of days but since the old one is no more I just have to snap to it. Meanwhile follow me ...

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