Claudine Eriksson

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SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

BFA Design candidate Claudine Eriksson is a multidisciplinary designer living in Brooklyn NY and pursuing a BFA in Design from SVA. Originally from Helsingborg, Sweden, Eriksson moved to New York City to study design. After completing her Associate degree at Parsons, she worked in branding, print and digital design at places such as Martha Stewart Omnimedia, Wajskol Design & Communication, S Magazine and Ahl & Co. In 2014, she resumed her education at SVA to explore new mediums, such as film and installation, and further develop her skills in typography, illustration, print design and collage. Her motion graphic, print and installation work has been exhibited at the Art Directors Club, and her first film, Enigma, won Best Short Film at SVA’s Written in Stone screening. She is a co-founder of the design collective 3xStudio.

FAVORITE COLOR?
Gray. It’s so underestimated.

FAVORITE TYPEFACE?
All typefaces from Commercialtype, Colophon and Linto.com

FAVORITE TV SHOW?
Watching TV is not really my thing, but I do love film!

FAVORITE BOOK?
Anything written by Haruki Murakami

FAVORITE MOVIES?
All films made by: Gaspar Noé, Lars von Trier, Stanley Kubrick (twisted and beautiful).

FAVORITE MUSICIAN OR BAND?
Bai Bang (dad), Kaaze (brother), Elias Meister (partner in crime)

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA?
Pinterest (less talking, more looking)

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Sol LeWitt (he is genius)

YOUR DESIGNER HERO?
The list is endless ‒ but I’m currently taking a class with Paula Scher, and she is wise beyond words!

TALENT YOU WISHED YOU POSSESSED?
I wish I could make music and write long insightful stories.

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
Wallow in self pity and wish that I was a designer.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Enjoy the process!

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