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Linn Warme

Swedish Pattern Designer & Illustrator

Linn Warme is a pattern designer from Sweden with years of experience working as both an In-house designer and a freelancer. She is knowledgeable and skilled in the field of surface design and illustration, the work ranges the span from hand-painted designs with meticulous attention to detail to simplistic bold digital work.

She is a skilled artist and great at transferring those skills into the digital realm of design making production-ready files. Her work can be found in textiles, wallpaper, homewares, clothes, and swimwear.

Want to work together?

She welcomes the opportunity to collaborate on projects big and small.

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“Working with patterns is pure joy, I love every aspect of it, from drawing with inspiration taken from nature to the technical aspect of creating a manufacturing ready repeats”

Handdrawn

Linn has an eye for detail in her art, which can be seen clearly in her work. Linn has years of training in traditional art mediums like watercolor and detailed pencil drawings.

She takes pride in her craft and loves working on pen and paper to create beautiful illustrations and patterns.

Colorful Peony Art Print

Digital skills

Linn Warme is a pattern designer that values hand-drawn craft but also masters Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Either creating pixel or vector work or combining the traditional techniques with digital editing or making seamless pattern designs.

Her years as a design assistant made her efficient in making fast changes to the client’s liking.

Experience with print design

Her textile education and years of working as an In-House designer for some of Sweden’s biggest clothing manufacturers, as well as her freelance work, have given her a broad knowledge and experience in working with design with manufacturing in mind.

Whether that is designing for a jacquard knit, wallpapers, or rotary printed textiles.

Selected clients

Architectural Review    Singer Fabrics    Rebel Walls    Bookmark Förlag    Lantbrukarnas Riksförbund  Gudrun Sjödén    Universeum    NordGen

Work

2019 – 2021 Gudrun Sjödén (Design assistant)
2018 – 2019 Lindex (Design assistant)
2013 – Now Freelance work

Education

Masters degree of fine Art, Textil design. 120hp, Borås Textilhögskola.
Kandidat Examen. Textil. 180hp, HDK – Högskolan för Design och Konsthantverk.

Scholarships & Awards

Konstnärsnämnden (2020) FESPA Printeriors (2018) Design Competition Ung Svensk Form & ASKUL Stipendium (2017) Västerås Praktiska Hushållsstiftelse (2015 & 2016) Företagarna Göteborg (2015) Lundgrens Stiftelser (2014) Göteborgs Slöjdförening (2014) Västerås Stads Kulturstipendium (2014) Västerås Praktiska Hushållsstiftelse (2012) Otto och Charlotte Mannheimers fond (2011)

Exhibitions

Västerås Konsthall Västerås (2020) Den Besjälade Naturen Reykjavik, island (2018) FESPA. Global Print Expo Berlin. Germany (2018) Hållbart! Universeum (2017) New Designers London London, UK (2017) Exit17. Borås Textile Museum (2017) Kulturstipendiaterna. Västerås Art Museum (2015) Galleri Kaz. Västerås (2015) Invit. Gothenburg Cathedral (2015) HDK- Examensutställning. Gothenburg (2013) HDK goes jugend style. Röhsska Museum (2012) Om hundrafemtio år är vi historia. Gothenburg City Museum (2012) Förfest. Gothenburg Cathedral (2012) Kaunas Biennial Textile ‘11. Kaunas, Lithuania (2011)

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