Nathalie Barusta Gäbel is an experienced Senior Art Director and Creative in the fields of Fashion, Retail, Contemporary Culture and Music. She is a MFA gradute in Design and Visual Communication from Academy of Design and Crafts in Gothenburg, Sweden. Her areas of expertise are both within digital and printed media – Photography, Moving images, Social Media Campaigns, Concept and Idea Development, Campaign Strategies, Visual Identity, Graphic Concepts and Brand and Identity Development.



CONTACT

Nathalie Barusta Gäbel
nathalie(at)gravityandgrace.se
LinkedIn

WORK

Art Director at Monki (H&M Group)
Gothenburg, Sweden
2014–current (2020)

Designer at Forsman & Bodenfors
Gothenburg, Sweden
2013–2014
Select clients: The Göteborg Opera, Sveriges Television, Tele 2, Västtrafik.

Art Director (freelance)
2012–2013
Select clients: Museum of Gothenburg, Göteborg Film Festival, Albert Bonniers Förlag, Julian Red, Mes Dames, The Swedish Fashion Council.

Art Director at Kokokaka
Gothenburg, Sweden
2009–2011
Select clients: Burberry, COS, H&M, IKEA.

Art Director (freelance)
2002–2009
Select clients: ANR:BBDO, Albert Bonniers Förlag, Bonnier Pocket, Borås Textilhögskola, Emi Music, Ema Telstar, Exportrådet/Business Sweden, F&B, Göteborg International Film Festival, HDK, Imperial Recordings, Kapp Ahl, MTV, Nudie Jeans, Nöjesguiden, Sony Music Entertainment Sweden, The String Theory, Universal Music.

MENTOR

Guest Teacher / Visual Communication and Package Design
Academy of Design and Crafts
University of Gothenburg, Sweden (HDK)
Nov 2013 – Dec 2013

Guest Teacher / Visual Communication and Music PR
Beckmans College of Design
Stockholm, Sweden
Sept 2013 – Oct 2013 

Bachelor Student Coach
Academy of Design and Craft
University of Gothenburg, Sweden (HDK)
2004–2006

EDUCATION

Art History and Visual Studies / 30 ECTS
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
2020

Design and Visual Communication / Master of Fine Arts
Academy of Design and Crafts (HDK)
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
1995–2000

EXHIBITIONS

2014
The installation “Decadence and Romance” at Borås Art Museum, which was a remake of the set design made for the debut album of Swedish artist Håkan Hellström. As part of a group exhibition “I Want To Hold Your Hand”, celebrating art in pop music.

PUBLISHED WORKS

ROMANTIC Die Gestalten Verlag, Germany
STICK MAGAZINE, Sweden
IDEA MAGAZINE, Japan
SONIC Die Gestaltung Verlag, Germany
CREATIVE REVIEW, UK
LOS LOGOS Die Gestalten Verlag Germany
ICONOGRAPHY 2 Life System Designs Limited, Germany
SUPERSONIC Die Gestalten Verlag, Germany

GRANTS

2012
Guest Residence at Institut Suédois in Paris

2011
Guest Residence at Institut Suédois in Paris

2010
The Swedish Art Grants Committee’s grant for cultural exchange

2009
Wilhelm and Martina Lundgren Foundation
The Swedish Art Grants Committee’s grant for cultural exchange





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