I’m Ninna Thorarinsdottir, a child culture designer and illustrator with 13 years experience of working in the fields of illustration, graphic, motion and toy design.

If you have any questions or requests please contact me at: ninna_at_ninna.is

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Monki (SE), Smithsonian (USA), Conservation Centers for Species Survival (USA), Borgarbókasafnið (IS), Icelandic Craft and Design (IS), Van Gogh Museum (NL), Time Out (NL), Unfold (NL), Coachella Art and Music Festival (USA), Icelandair hotels (IS), ENNEMM (IS), Uluru (NL),
Raddisshme (CN), WX-design (CN), Brad Gotfred (USA), Katy Palfrey (USA), Lumisokea (NL), Studio Irene (NL), Arash and Kelly Design Studio (UK), KAIZO (UK), Spunky Sprout (USA), Namsgagnastofnun (IS), Skima (IS), Lára Rúnars (IS), Bloodgroup (IS), Spiral dance group (IS), Félag Vöru- og Iðnhönnuða (IS)

Work featured in print

Shapeshifters (2010) by Page One publishing,Experimental Pattern (2010) by Jackie Herald, Sex in Design (2007) by Tectum Publishers, Stijlkrant (2005) by Stijlinstituut, Frame (2004), ICON (2010), A4 (2007), Rojo (2006), Addict (2007), On Office (2010), Elle Wonen (2004)


Eggplantcollective (Berlin 2015), Pictoplasma (Berlin 2014), Phobophobia (Reykjavik 2012), Westfjord artfest (Isafjordur 1212 ), Samsuða/Concoction (Reykjavik 1012), Viðundrin (Reykjavik 2011), Ninnundrin (Akureyri 2011), Attikatti hönnunarmars (Reykjavik 2011), Ideosyncratic (Amsterdam 2010), Fashion Week (Amsterdam 2010), Palais Paradiso (Amsterdam 2010), Salon de Milan (Milan 2007 & 2010), Dutch Design week (Eindhoven 2006 & 2010), Tate Britain (London 2009), Kinetic Art Fair (London 2009), The Family of form (Amsterdam 2008), Superstore (Amsterdam 2007), Kvika (Reykjavik 2007), NanoNuFestival (Brussel 2007),100% Design (Rotterdam 2004)

Work featured online

Vogue, Gettyimages, ABC News, Daily News, New York Post, Daily Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Spits and Telegraph and more.