Magdalena Czarnecki
Magdalena Czarnecki  Art Direction and Design

About

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Magdalena Czarnecki is an Art Director and Designer from Stockholm, Sweden. For business, enquiries or to simply share some thoughts, please contact her here.

Magdalena Czarnecki is an independent Art director and Graphic Designer with over 10 years of industry experience. Her heart lays in typography and print and she specializes in brand identity and editorial work. She believes in strong conceptual visual communication based on research and ideas and enjoys cross section work such as tactile still life photography and designing physical spaces.

She is frequently lecturing at Berghs School of Communication and at Hyper Island in Stockholm and Karlskrona, and her work has been published in design books for publishing houses such as Gestalten, Viction:ary and Thames & Hudson.

Magdalena has previous been freelancing and worked for agency’s such as Snask, Henrik Nygren Design and Acne. In 2009-2010, she was a resident at Fabrica, Benetton’s Communication and Research Centre, where she was working as an Art Director at legendary Colors Magazine, in Treviso, Italy. Before moving to Italy, Magdalena was based in Sydney, Australia for three years. She received her Bachelor in Communication Design at Billy Blue College of Design in 2008. She brings this international experiences with her and always strive to deliver unique, devoted and contemporary work.

 

Areas of expertise

Brand Identity
Logotypes and Symbols
Identity Systems
Brand Guidelines
Icons and Patterns

Visual Communication
Art Direction
Campaigns
Graphic Design
Type Design
Set Design and Still life

Tactile Media
Packaging
Editorial Design
Book Design
Printed Materials
Posters

Digital Media
Website Design
Apps and User Interface
Social Media templates

Environments
Graphic Environments
Set and Retail Design
Exhibitions
Signage and Wayfinding
Restaurants and Hotels

 

Clients

Some past and current clients:
Animal, Bord 13, Blue Square, Danagård Litho, Dansens Hus, Debaser, Erik Modig, Food for Progress, Geelmuyden Kiese, Generator, Go Care, Hon, Huddinge Kommun, Kandima Maldives, Karolina Modig, LSU, Monki, Neonode, Nordea Markets, Oumph!, Resteröds, Sony Music, Spendrups, Stockholm Stad, Subtopia, SVEAB, Sveriges Allmännytta, Universal Records, Washington Post

 

Featured/Publications

2018 - 2014
Collection 1
Inspo-Finds, UK

From Scandinavia
Counter-Print, UK

Branding & Beyond
Gestalten, Germany

La Fête du graphisme 2016
Exhibition + Book
Paris, France

Typefaces endowed with
extraordinary feature
Designerbooks
China

Handmaking in Design
SendPoints
China

Basic Identity 2
Index Book
Spain

Brand - Issue 19
International Brand
Design Magazine
China

Collector’s Edition
Innovative Packaging
and Graphics
Thames & Hudson
UK

2013–2010
Imprint 2
Sandu Publishing
China

Page Unlimited 2
Sandu Publishing
China

Scandinavian
Graphic Design
Sandu Publishing
China

Sensation Theme
Promo & Campaign
Sandu Publishing
China

Page Unlimited Innovations
in layout design
Sandu Publishing
China

Los Logos Compass
Gestalten
Germany

Graphic Beats
Monsa
Spain

By Invatation Only
Victionary
China

Mini Graphics
Sandu Publishing
China

Volume 7 Choi's Gallery
US/China

1/2 Color
Maomao Publications
Spain

Self Promotion
Victionary
China

Love Earth
Victionary
China

2009
Boxed and Labelled
Gestalten
Germany

Asia-Pacific Design No.5
Sandu Publishing
China

Type Player
Sandu Publishing
China

Computer Arts
Issue 169
UK

Design and Design
Book of the Year
Index Book

100 Principles
for Package Design
Fifty
Canada

Futu Magazine
Poland

New Work
Album 02 Magazine
China

BBtween Magazine
Issue 2
Sydney, Australia

2007
BBtween Magazine
Issue 1
Sydney, Australia

 

 

Lectures/Talks

2016
5 day workshop
Course: Communication Design 2
Berghs School of Communication
Stockholm, Sweden

2015
2 day workshop
Course: Art 2
Berghs School of Communication
Stockholm, Sweden

2015
Beyonderground
Hasselt, Belgium

2014
Hyper Island
Telefonplan, Sweden

2014
Hyper Island
Karlskrona, Sweden




Awards

2017
Marketing book of the year
Sveriges Marknadsförbund

2016
Gold in Best of Publishing
Creativepool Annual

2011
D&AD Annual Awards
Magazine & Newspaper Design

2011
Silver
Art Directors Club Award
Editorial

2009
newStar Fabrica Award Winner
agIdeas
International Design Conference, 
Melbourne, Australia

2008
Graduate of the year
Graphic Design Nomination
Design Institute of Australia

2007
Ross Renwick Award
For best Major Project
Environmental, Advertising
and Publishing
Billy Blue College of Design
Sydney, Australia

2007
Blues Progress Award
For the student who consistently
demonstrates creative ability
Billy Blue College of Design
Sydney, Australia

2003
Graduate Scholarship
The Swedish Graphic Association
Stockholm, Sweden

 

Featured/Online

BP&O
Brand New
It's nice that
FormFiftyFive
Inspo Finds
No legacy
Visuelle
Grafikcache
Aisle One
Dirty Mouse
Ian Claridge Blog
Seen by Family Blog
The Dieline
Australian INFront
the Imprimerie du Marais