Laudon Design is an independent type studio, established in Gothenburg by Carolina Laudon in 2000. It's dedicated to custom type design and lettering art, font development and typography, as well as spreading knowledge about typography and type design through history, technology and expressions.
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Public Radio and Television

Lectures at Conferences

Type Directions, CAP&Design Event Live!
Organizer : CAP&Design, Stockholm
Date : 2016-12-07
http://event.capdesign.se/event/cap-live-stockholm-7-dec-2016-typografi/

Digital Typografi, Creative Days
Organizer : Batteri AB, Göteborg
Date : 2016-01-28
Date : 2016-01-29
Date : 2016-02-05
http://www.creativeday.se

Typedesign that matters
Scandic Copenhagen Hotel, Köpenhamn
Organizer : Society of New Design Scandinavia.
Date : 2014-10-10
http://fusion14.snds.org

I Respond Therefore I am
Gothia Towers, Göteborg
Organizer : Cap&Design
Date : 2014-05-22
http://capdesign.idg.se/1.549536

Twitter på 800-talet
Pecha Kucha på Park Lane, Göteborg
Organizer : ADA
Date : 2013-11-10
http://www.adasweden.se

Om typsnitt
(Eng. About Typefaces)
Book Fair, Gothenburg
Organizer : Cap&Design
Date : 2013-09-26

Om Globala typsnitt
(Eng. Global Typefaces)
Bio Rival, Stockholm
Organizer : Cap&Design
Date : 2013-03-19
http://capdesign.idg.se/2.990/1.489171/capdesign-live-om-typografi

Om typsnitt och identitet
(Eng. About typefaces and Identities)
MEG 13 Mediedagarna, Göteborg
Organizer : MEG 13
Date : 2013-03-07
http://www.meg.se

Arvodeskonferens
(Eng. Fees)
Gothenburg
Organizer : Svenska Tecknare
Date : 2012-11-14

Om Carolina Laudon
(Eng. About Carolina Laudon)
Berlingdagen, Royal Library, Stockholm.
Together with Örjan Nordling
Lecture and discourse about my artistic and academic work.
Organizer : Berling Media
Date : 2012-05-15
http://www.kb.se/aktuellt/evenemang/2012/Berlingdagen-pa-KB/

Times – Tecknad under överseende
av Stanley Morison

(Eng. Times – Supervised
by Stanley Morison)

Organizer : Typografiska Cirkeln,
Svensk Form & Svenska Tecknare
Date: 2008-03-27

Mellanrum
(Eng. Spaces)
Röhsska Museet, Gothenburg
Debate together with professor HC Ericson
Organizer : ADA
Date : 2008-05-29
http://www.adasweden.se/nyheter/ovrigt/eftersnack-om-mellanrum-den-29-maj/

Om typografi
(Eng. About typography)
Gothenburg
Organizer : In Time AB
Date : 2004-10-11

Days with Typography
Organizer : HL Display
Date : 2002

OpenType teknologi
Organizer : Adobe Systems Nordic AB
Date : 2002-11-07

Laudon Sthlm Sans
– Ett typsnitt blir till

(Eng. Laudon Sthlm Sans
– The birth of a typeface)

Organizer : Innovatum
–Kunskapens Hus, Trollhättan
Date : 2001

Dagens Nyheters Bodoni
och dess tillkomst
Dagens Nyheter, Stockholm
(Eng. Lecture about DN Bodoni,
together with Örjan Nordling)

Organizer : Dagens Nyheter
Date : 2001-02-22/27

Lectures at Academies

2016
Jönköping University
Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway
Berghs School of Communication, Stockholm
Kulturverkstaden, Gothenburg
Yrgo, Gothenburg

2015
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Kulturverkstaden, Gothenburg
Design programme at Linnaeus University, Växjö
Södertörn University, Huddinge
Yrgo, Gothenburg

2014
Design programme at Linnaeus University, Växjö
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
Kulturverkstaden, Gothenburg
Yrgo, Gothenburg

2013
Design programme at Linnaeus University, Växjö
Kulturverkstaden, Gothenburg
Yrgo, Gothenburg
Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
Berghs School of Communication, Stockholm
Forsbergs Skola AB, Stockholm
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Södertörn University, Huddinge

2012
Kulturverkstaden, Gothenburg
Design programme at Linnaeus University, Växjö
Berghs School of Communication, Stockholm
Forsbergs Skola AB, Stockholm
Yrkeshögskolan, Gothenburg

2010
School of Design and Crafts at Gothenburg University

2009
Göteborgs Konstskola, Gothenburg
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Chalmers Tekniska högskola i Göteborg
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
Design programme at Linnaeus University, Växjö

2008
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Design programme at Linnaeus University, Växjö

2007
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
Beckmans College of Design

2005
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
Forsbergs Skola AB, Gothenburg

2004
Forsbergs Skola AB, Gothenburg

2003
Forsbergs Skola AB, Stockholm and Gothenburg
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm
Grafit, Studium i Göteborg AB

2002
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Grafit, Studium i Göteborg AB
Beckmans College of Design
Berghs School of Communication
Konstfack University of Arts, Stockholm

2001
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg
Berghs School of Communication
Beckmans School of Design
Grafit, Hisingens vuxengymnasium

2000
Grafit, Studium in Göteborg AB
School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg

Links
Here you find the Academies.
Beckmans
Berghs
Chalmers
Forsbergs Skola AB
Jönköping University
Konstfack University of Arts
Kulturverkstaden
Mid Sweden University
Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Linnaeus University
School of Design and Crafts
Södertörn University
Yrgo

The radio show series TYPO for Sveriges Radio P1
The radio show TYPO, on type and typography, was produced by FILT and aired weekly in Sveriges Radio P1 during 2012–2014. I participated in the shows and as a special advisor on typography, type design, type history and other type discourses. Click here to listen to the show, TYPO.

Looking for a speaker for your next conference?

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Exhibitions & Awards

Awards

2014

The Sten A Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture 2014
Sten A. Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture was founded in 1996 in honor of shipowner Sten A. Olsson’s on his 80th birthday. The aim of the foundation is to promote research and development and all types of art and culture, humanistic sciences and Christian communion activities mainly in the greater Gothenburg area and western parts of Sweden.
http://www.stenastiftelsen.se/bidrag/carolina-laudon/

2013
The Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation Scholarship

The Arts Grants Committee’s Scholarship

 

Awards

2012

The Berling Award 2012, given by Berling Media
The Award was established by Geith and Karl-Erik Forsberg at Karl-Eriks 75th birthday in 1989. The name Berling prize comes from Berling antikva, one of the typefaces that Karl-Erik Forsberg created. The prize has been awarded since 1991 to »a prominent Swedish designer for exemplary design, technical skill and excellent literal reading«.
The award ceremony at the Royal Library takes place annually in connection with Forsberg’s birthday on May 15.
http://www.kb.se/aktuellt/evenemang/2012/Berlingdagen-pa-KB/

The Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation Scholarship

2010

Nominated for the communication award Svenska Publishing-priset 

Awards

2001

The Christer Hellmark Scholarship, published by Ordfront

1998

Diploma, Art Director in degree work at IHMs copyutbildning

1998

Gold Egg nomination for Ebon’s / Forsman&Bodenfors

1998

First Prize. Textilhögskolan in Borås
Graphic profile for bachelor degree 1998. Published in Veckobladet

1997

Göteborgs Slöjdförenings Scholarship
Published by School of Design and Crafts at University of Gothenburg

1990 Honorary mentioning
Järfällas Konstsektion

Exhibitions

2015–2016

Bokstäverna omkring oss – nutida svensk typsnittsdesign, the Landskrona Museum of Art.
Exhibition of Type Design
27 september 2015 – 28 februari 2016
http://www.svensktkulturarv.se/skaane/landskrona-museum/bokstaeverna-omkring-oss-nutida-svensk-typsnittsdesign/

2014

The Sten A Olssons Culture Scholarship 2014, the Gothenburg Museum of Art.
A major exhibition of my type work, together with ceramic artist Hilda Hellström.
December 6, 2014 – January 6, 2015

2001

Boken under 500 år, Röhsska Museum for Arts, Crafts, Design and Fashion
Exhibition of Type Design
http://www.designmuseum.se/boken500.htm

2001

Tänk på saken. En bok om design i väst
Röhsska Museum for Arts, Crafts, Design and Fashion

1994

Fine Art exhibition, VIS Gruppen, Stockholm
Exhibition of drawings and paintings

Selected Interviews

Hilda Hellström & Carolina Laudon får kulturstipendier
Organizer : CAP & Design
http://www.adasweden.se/artikel/hilda-hellstrom-carolina-laudon-far-kulturstipendie/
Date : 2014-11-26

”När jag tecknar typsnitt är jag en del av ett större sammanhang”
(Eng. When I draw typeface I become part of a large context)
Author : Mette Rosencrantz
Publisher : Cap&Design
Date : 2014-11-26
http://capdesign.se/nar-jag-tecknar-typsnitt-ar-jag-en-del-av-ett-storre-sammanhang-carolina-laudon/

Bokstäver som konst
(Eng. Letters as Art)
Publisher : GT Kultur
Date : 2014-11-15
http://www.expressen.se/gt/kultur/bokstaver-som-konst/

”Trendiga typsnitt och tung sten på konstmuseet”

(Eng. Trendy typefaces and heavy stone at the Art Museum)
Author : Johanna Hagström
Publisher : Göteborgs-Posten
Date : 2014-12-06
http://www.gp.se/nöje/trendiga-typsnitt-och-tung-sten-på-konstmuseet-1.265888