Thorbjørn Gudnason

Designer at Collins

New York, NY, USA
Born and raised in Denmark, Thorbjørn Gudnason is a multidisciplinary designer living and working in New York City. His work process is founded on the desire to create strong conceptual ideas with his Scandinavian simplicity and New York mentality.

Upon graduating from School of Visual Communication with a bachelor’s degree in graphic communication, he began his career with internships at Pentagram Design and Sagmeister & Walsh. Thorbjørn is now serving as visual designer at Huge Inc in Brooklyn and is available for smaller creative projects.

Work Experience

Hello Monday

Senior Art Director

August 2017 - Present New York, New York, United States



February 2016 - New York, United States

Sid Lee NY


July 2015 - January 2016 New York, United States


Visual Designer

October 2013 - June 2015 New York, United States

Sagmeister & Walsh

Design Intern

Sagmeister & Walsh is a NYC based design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves.
June 2013 - August 2013 New York, New York, United States


Design Intern with Eddie Opara

Pentagram is the world's largest independent design consultancy. The firm is owned and run by 19 partners, a group of friends who are all leaders in their individual creative fields.

Partner: Eddie Opara
Periode: Nov 2012 - Jan 2013
Office: New York
November 2012 - January 2013 New York, New York, United States

Distortion Festival

Press Photographer

Distortion Festival is a celebration of street life and modern party culture - It is the annual party cavalcade in Old Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. The festival’s focus is on, upfront electronic music, contemporary art, and Copenhagen’s new independent media.
June 2012 - July 2012 Copenhagen, Denmark


School Of Visual Communication

Graphic Communication (BA)

September 2010 - June 2013 Haderslev, Denmark

Vejle Business School

Innovation (HHX)

August 2006 - June 2009 Vejle, Denmark


Danish (Native),
English (Fluent),
German (Beginner),


Young Creative Circle Awards

2 x Shortlist (Design)



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Concept Development, Photography, Application Design, Art Direction, Branding, Conceptual Development, Corporate Identity, Editorial Design, Packaging, Photography, Print Design, Typography, User Interface, Visual Communication, Visual Identity, Webdesign,