Thordis Claessen
Illustration, Reykjavik Gullbringusysla Iceland
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Contact details
Asvallagata 46
101 Reykjavik
Tel: +354 862 5001
Brief Summary
Thordis Claessen is an Icelandic Graphic Artist and illustrator, based in Reykjavik. She´s educated in The Icelandic Academy of the Arts and Columbia University in NYC. Her working experience in graphic art and Illustration spans over twelve years. Having designed and art directed in the Ad agency business, she founded her own company,  Claessen & Van Deurs Ltd.

Her latest works include book covers,  logo branding,  commissioned canvas work,  graphics for clothing labels, Movie posters and designs for various music media formats.
Vodafone Iceland,  The United Nations - Icelandic Office,  Harley Davidson Iceland,  
Coca Cola Company Iceland,  Landsbankinn, (Landsbankinn bank),  Partisan Pictures (NYC),
The Bentson Foundation (Minnesota),  Faded Pictures (NYC), Oriental travels (Bangkok),
Gingko Press inc (CAL),  Black Licorice Pictures (NYC),   (Book publishing),  

Truenorth Film Productions,  ZO-ON Outdoor Clothing,  BUOY Reykjavik,  Icelandic Cinema Online,,  Filmus Production Services, Ennem Ad agency,  National Postal Service of Iceland, Food and Biotech R&D,  Sena Entertainments inc, 

Awards and Recognition
Movie Poster of the Decade, 
Awarded by Icelandic Cinema Online

Best CD Graphics for “I svörtum fötum”, 

Icelandic Association of Graphic Designer Awards

Special mention for Best CD Graphics for “Írafár”,

Icelandic Association of Graphic Designer

Special Mention for Best DVD Graphics for “Hear Iceland”, 

Icelandic Association of Graphic Designer Awards

Nominated for Best Environmental Graphics Awards for Midem Music Forum, Cannes France,
Icelandic Association of Graphic Designer Awards

Best Radio Commercial – Conceptual work, 
Icelandic Advertising Awards

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