Hello,
my name is Jenny Theolin.
I LEAD AND CONNECT PEOPLE AND IDEAS.

 
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Current & UPCOMING Projects | EDUCATION & LEARNING DESIGN

Designing and managing the part-time MA Digital Management Programme for the third year running at Hyper Island, and working ongoing with Hyper Island Executive on helping organisations develop, grow and lead. 

Designing and delivering a 2 month Communication Design 2 course for Berghs School of Communication.

UPCOMING Projects | DESIGN & PRODUCTION

A few new clients in the pipeline. Announcing soon!

Current PROJECTS| PRO BONO

Byråhundar, a photography & illustration project.

Elected Chairwoman of Design Sweden

Green Light, a list of companies who treat their junior workforce fairly, crowd-sourced from the interns, graduates and juniors who have worked there.

UPCOMING TALKS

Pecha Kucha Stockholm, December 5th 2017
Creative Mornings Gothenburg, June 2018.

RECENT EXPOSURE (2017)

Feature: I was born for this age – Glug
Feature: Studio Theolin – The Design Kids
Interview: Jenny Theolin — Marketing Stories 005
Video: MA Digital Management at Hyper Island
Interview, Eye on Design: Design + Drinking—Part of Agency Culture, or Party Over?
Interview in Design Week: Designers’ biggest mistakes
Interview, The Drum, OpinionAre you a creative director or creative dictator
Feature (in print) – June Issue of CAP & Design Magazine

RECENT & UPCOMING judging

Judge – Episerver Web Awards 2018
Head of Jury, Digital Design – Visuelt (National Graphic Design and Illustration Awards, Norway) 2017
Judge – Kycklingstipendiet, Stockholm, Sweden 2017

 
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studio theolin | OWNER

I head up Studio Theolin Consulting AB, where we specialise in brand, communication and exhibition design. Recent projects include designing an outdoor photography exhibition for WaterAid & H&M Foundation, and a content strategy YouTube-based campaign for Berghs School of Communication's 75th Anniversary.

 
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design sweden | CHAIRWOMAN

Design Sweden is an organisation set up with the sole purpose to support, nurture and enable designers living and working in Sweden and those operating abroad. Founded in 1957, we act as one voice – driving and engaging in the discussions surrounding design on an industry level and, wider, in the public sphere.

 
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hyper island | ma PROGRAMme MANAGER, INDUSTRY LEADER, CHANGE LEADER, LEARNING DESIGNER, GUEST SPEAKER, coach & INDUSTRY ASSESSOR

I run the Hyper Island MA Digital Management part-time programme in Stockholm (previously ran the same programme in London). And as Industry Leader, Coach & Assessor, I work predominantly with the Digital Media Creative programme designing a course called The Studio. As Learning Designer, I lead change and design programmes for Hyper Island Executive clients.

 
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BERGHS SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION | COURSE MANAGER, PROCESS DESIGNER & FACILITATOR

Designed courses: Communication Design 4 (2016), Communication Design 2 (2017), Graphic Design for Production Managers (2017). 

Process Designer, Facilitator and/or Workshop Leader on Berghs Boost Camp and Berghs Advisory Board.

 
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Talks, judging and public speaking

Judge – Guldägget Kycklingstipendiet, Stockholm 2017
Head Judge – Visuelt Graphic Design & Illustration Awards Norway, 2017
Judge – Stockholm Startup Weekend, 2016
Judge – Visuelt Graphic Design & Illustration Awards Norway, 2016
Judge – Marketing Design Awards, London, UK, 2014
Judge – Print Poetry Competition, 2014
Host / Moderator – Glug Stockholm, 2014
Host / Moderator – Glug London, London, UK, 2013
Guest Speaker – She Says STHLM Launch, 2015
Guest Speaker – Blab 17 (VIDEO), Manchester, 2014
Guest Speaker  – Small Talk Birmingham, 2014
Guest Speaker – BRITE: LONDON (VIDEO) London, 2014
Keynote – Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, UK, 2014
Keynote – DBA Inclusive Design Challenge, RCA, London, 2010

 

SELECTED lectures & FACILITATED SESSIONS

Trend Workshop – Episerver Days, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017
Trend Workshop – Episerver Days, Malmö, Sweden, 2017
Trend Workshop – Episerver Days, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017
Exhibition Design & Management Project– Berghs, Stockholm 2017
Service Design, UX & Information Design Course – Berghs, Stockholm 2017
Innovation Project – Hyper Island, MA Digital Management 2017
Business Transformation – Hyper Island, MA Digital Management 2017
The Studio – Hyper Island, Digital Media Creative, Stockholm 2016
Personal Branding – Hyper Island, Motion, Stockholm 2016
Personal Branding – Nackademin, Social Media Marketing 2016
Personal Branding – Hyper Island, Digital Strategy, Stockholm 2015
Personal Branding – Hyper Island, Motion & Mobile, Stockholm 2015
Berghs Boost Camp – Berghs, Stockholm 2016
Berghs Advisory Board – Berghs, Stockholm 2016
Design Thinking – Hyper Island, MA Digital Management 2015 & 2016
Digital Tech – Hyper Island, MA Digital Management 2015 & 2016
Business Transformation – Hyper Island, MA Digital Management 2015
Startup Weekend LDN – Hyper Island, MA Digital Management 2015
Presentation Coaching – Hyper Island, DMC 2016
Reaction Design – Berghs, Communication Design 4, 2015 & 2016
Commercial Photography – Volda University College, Norway, 2015
Creative Startups – Hyper Island, Manchester 2014
Creative Direction – Shillington College, London 2014
Branding – Shillington College, London 2014
Concept Development – Shillington College, London 2014
Brief Process – Shillington College, London 2014
Design Principles – Shillington College, London 2014
Introduction to Photoshop – Shillington College, London 2014
Introduction to Illustration – Shillington College, London 2014
Introduction to InDesign – Shillington College, London 2014
Wireframing & Storyboarding – Shillington College, London 2014
Photo Retouching – Shillington College, London 2014
Packaging – Shillington College, London 2014
Printing Process – Shillington College, London 2014
Colour Theory – Shillington College, London 2014
Colour Correction – Shillington College, London 2014
Artworking – Shillington College, London 2014

 

BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS

I wrote the introductory chapter to Startup Guide Stockholm, contributed to the guidebook CITIx60 Stockholm, as well as David Airey’s book Work For Money, Design For Love – and was interviewed in Steven Brower’s Inside Art Direction published by Fairchild Books in 2016.

 

published articles & in the press

I've been filmed for BBC News, written 30+ opinions for Design Week and many articles for Creative Bloq  I've also reported for Digital Arts Magazine; articles like Can design be truly authentic? My projects have also featured all over the internet. From Wired to Mashable, my work has been featured in both trade, national and international press.

 
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“From the minute Jenny arrived we were swept up in a whirlwind of bubbling energy and enthusiasm second to none. Ideas abound, creativity flows, and stuff gets done.” 

– Irena Molendys, The Framers Gallery