Part-time Faculty, Fashion Design
Tove Johansson is a Swedish designer working in fashion, textiles, illustration and accessories. Based in Paris since 2004 she works freelance collaborating with fashion, accessory and interior brands, combining art direction with design and print making. She works regularly with trend and forecasting agencies such as Peclers and White Sky. Together with Atomic Soda and independently she is developing her own product range, merging clean and simple shapes with colorful and graphic prints. Working with a Japanese agent, she creates prints and patterns for Japanese life style fashion accessory brands.With a BA in Fashion Design and Marketing from Central Saint Martins College of Art, she started off working for Christian Lacroix, later running womenswear label Rosetta together with Petra Börner in London, as well as designing collections for Top Shop.Since 2009 she has been lecturing visual communication and digital illustration design at Paris College of Art and IFA in Paris.