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Barbro Ohlson Smith

Ohlsonsmith Design Agency, Stockholm, Sweden

Award Participations

  • iF communication design award 2008


Barbro Ohlson Smith was born in Sweden and educated at Central Saint Martins, and has divided her career between London and Stockholm. She is the founder and Creative Director of the Stockholm-based design consultancy Ohlsonsmith, which specialises in graphic design and visual branding for a wide range of clients, including emerging Swedish fashion brands. Barbro has previously held the position of Head of Graphic Design and Creative Director at Swedish Television Channel TV4, and served as President of the Art Directors Club of Europe, 2000 - 2002. In addition to her work with Ohlsonsmith, Barbro also participates extensively in the design discourse through her writing, lecturing, judging and as board member of The Swedish Association of Designers. (September 2011)