“By mixing traditional craft-techniques with alternative materials, I aim to create design and artworks that awakens the curiosity and the desire to take a step closer .”
Christina Christensen (1984-) is the founder and co-owner of FRIDAJOHS design studio – a creative multidisciplinary studio who perform visual identities, branding and design in multiple catogories for a wide range of companies. + 10 years of experience from the world of fashion and interior design as designer, brand manager, art director and photographer.
She works with an ever-evolving design process, where she focus on craftsmanship, design projects and visual arts. In her work as a designer, she finds small pieces of inspiration everywhere; it often appear to be a part of a bigger puzzle, which are stored in her head, drawn on paper or saved as digital images. The approach and inspiration comes from a large variety of places.
She aims to create artworks that awakens the curiosity and the desire to take a step closer. Traditional craft-techniques are mixed with new or alternative materials to step beyond the two-dimensional image or object – to create an updated aesthetic. Christina wants to emphasize the work and value of the hand, as well as create aesthetic images and artwork that inspires.
2016 – present: Designer and visual artist. Founder and co-owner of FRIDAJOHS design studio.
2015 – 2016: Designer, brand manager, graphic designer and photographer for Meraki & designer for HouseDoctor
2014: Freelance designer and graphic designer
2012-2013: Iben Høj – graphic designer and photographer on the book project “UNRAVELLED”.
2012 jan-apr: Graphic designer, substitute at BTX-group
2008-2011: Graphic designer at inhouse marketing CNSgroup A/S
2006-2008: Designer and graphic designer at DK Company
2013-2014: Design culture and economics at SDU Kolding (2 x semesters)
2004-2006: Designer – TEKO/VIA
2000-2003: HHX at Esbjerg business College
• Photoshoot at Ibiza and numbers of other locations in DK as an assistant and coordinator.
• Supplier visits in India and Turkey
• Inspiration/business trips to London, Paris, Stockholm etc…
• Trade fairs: Premiere Vision, Paris – Paperworld & Christmas World, Frankfurt
• 2 x Interrail in Europe