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CONTACT

Studio Parasto Backman
Högbergsgatan 33
116 20 Stockholm

mail@parastobackman.com
+46 709 371 888

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ABOUT

Studio Parasto Backman is a Stockholm based graphic design studio that primarily works within the cultural sector, with clients that include art galleries, architects, theaters, book publishers etc. Alongside the studio practice Parasto also teaches as Senior Lecturer at the Master Program in Visual Communication at Konstfack University College of Arts, Craft & Design.

EDUCATION

BA in Graphic Design, Beckmans College of Design, Stockholm (2002–2005)
Konstskolan i Stockholm (Art School in Stockholm) (2000)
University of Cambridge, First Certificate, London (1998)

WORK

  • Studio Parasto Backman (2008–)
  • Henrik Nygren Design, Graphic Designer, Stockholm (2007 – 2008)
  • Visionaire Magazine, Internship, New York (2006)
  • Tokion Magazine (Art Director Deanne Cheuk), Internship, New York (2004)
  • Gulliver, Junior Art Director, Stockholm (2002)
  • Bates Stockholm, Art Department’s Assistant, Stockholm (1999-2000)

SELECTED AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Berlingpriset 2017
  • Design S
  • Kolla!
  • It’s Nice That
  • Kobra, Swedish television
  • Cap & Design
  • Women of Graphic Design
  • Expo
  • Contemporary Collected (Tokyo), Svensk form
  • Trendlist
  • Bon Magazine
  • Form Magazine for Nordic Architecture and Design
  • Göteborgs Internationella Film Festival
  • Tempo Documentary Festival
  • City Magazine
  • P3 Populär, Swedish radio
  • Rodeo Magazine
  • Plaza Deco
  • Golden Egg diploma, Design category
  • Svensk Bokkonst (Swedish Book Art)
  • Ung 06/07, Svensk Form
  • Headmaster’s scholarship, Tom Hedqvist (Beckman’s College of Design)
  • Biblis award for the best book cover
  • Affischprojektet, Swedish Screen Printing Association