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Hjalti Karlsson

Originally from Reykjavík, Iceland, Hjalti Karlsson studied at Parsons The New School for Design in New York, where he has been working for the past 25 years. In 2000, he co-founded together with Jan Wilker their New York-based studio, karlssonwilker inc. Specialising in identity and branding, environmental and experiential design, digital animation, graphics and print, the full-service creative studio works with clients who appreciate innovative and non-traditional approaches to design. In 2013, Hjalti Karlsson was awarded the highest-endowed design prize in the world, the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize that acknowledges outstanding Nordic designers. Furthermore, he lectures around the globe and is also a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale).

Hjalti Karlsson