Naja Conrad-Hansen is a designer and artist who lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.
She was born in Copenhagen to a Finnish mother and Danish father, and has lived everywhere from Finland to Greece and Egypt.
Coming from an artistic family, it was natural for her to choose an artistic path.
Graduating from Danmarks Design School in 2003 with a Ma in Visual communication and a background in fine art; she started her profession as a freelance designer and artist in 2003. Her practice embraces illustration, painting, graphic design, art direction, and making silk-screen prints + definitely more.
Inspirations comes equally from the worlds of fashion, hardcore music, and traditional art and design and in general observing the world around her. The illustration style is basically about “finding some untouched areas of the mind and stimulating the eye and imagination.
Naja Conrad-Hansen has worked on projects ranging from Max Mara to the solid perfume Filth, as well as an award-winning children book. Her works have been included in a wide variety of fashion/graphic magazines and books. She also designs print and pattern design for different clothing labels including limited edition print for her own brand Meannorth.
She was nominated and selected for ” 200 best illustrators worldwide” 2007/2008 and again in 2009/20010, by Lürzer’s Archive. (bio)