Agency: Lowe Brindfors
Gustav Dejert was commissioned by Göteborgskex to make cookie monsters for their Brago cracker packages. There’s crackers for every occasion and hungry kid; number crackers for the mathematical kid, letters for the book worm and crackers in the shape of farm habitants for the animal loving child! You can now find them in your nearest grocery store.
During the summer of 2013, people who travelled with train operator SJ were asked to contribute with their best “green” spots in Sweden. The result was this book, Lilla Gröna (The Green Guide), filled with restaurants, cafés, hotels, shops etcetera, all with an environmentally green profile. You can read the guide here. All illustrations in the guide by Eva Hjelte.
Agency: Nordiska Tidningsbolaget
Mia Nilsson is working on a new project, interpreting girls wearing different fashion brands; Minimarket, Burberry Prorsum and Miu Miu.
“Guide for women over 50″ and “Guide for men over 50″ are two awesome guide books about the fantastic life after you’ve had your 50th birthday. The books are filled with Sue Doeksen’s illustrations as well as interviews, news and insights on the decade known as the best time of your life.
Authors: Rietje Krijnen & Henny de Vos
Sven Harry’s Konstmuseum in Stockholm is showing Swedish Fashion 2000-2015 from 23rd May – 31st August. If you are in Stockholm this summer, don’t miss out on this opportunity! You can see creations from Acne, Rodebjer, Nakkna, Bea Szenfeld, Ann-Sofie Back and Cheap Monday among many other. As the icing on the cake you can also enjoy fashion sketches from the same period by Stina Wirsén. Many of them made for the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
Kolla! is a yearly competition that is arranged by Svenska Tecknare, Swedish Illustrators, a organization for illustrators, graphic designers, animators and cartoonists. This year’s nominees has been annouced, and 3 of our illustrators was nominated:
Bo Lundberg for Illustration Teaching and Fact Books; Volvo Trucks
Bo Lundberg for Illustration Advertising; Roundabout Theatres
Lilla Ärtan (Little Green Bean) is Stina, Anna och Carin Wirsén‘s latest contribution to the Brokiga Family. The doll is the product of a collaboration with Save the Children Sweden. Lilla Ärtan is a part of the Save the Children Sweden Design shop’s spring collection, where nearly half of the proceeds go to the Save the Children organization.
Kasteelfeesten in Belgium is a festival held at the Castle of Hingene.
In 1809 Charles-Joseph,
Festival poster by Olaf Hajek.
Photo: Frédéric Coune