About Lena Eliasson

Graphic designer and commercial artist with extensive interest in pedagogic, cell biology and nature as fantastic source of inspiration for shapes, patterns … everything on a micro- and macro- level.


Biologist, Stockholm university 1982
Masters desgree in medical scineces, Karolinska institute 1986
Graphic designer, Diagraf /KREAB 1985–1994
Editor in chief for a monthly magazine for teachers in physical education (Tidskrift i Gymnastik och Idrott) 1994–2000
Self-employed graphic design and illustration 2000–

Lena Eliasson grahic designer and illustrator
Award winning design Nationalnyckeln

Most proud of

Winning the competition for graphic design and logotype for Nationalnyckeln – The national key to the flora and fauna of Sweden in 2003. When completed it will be 100 book volumes covering over 30,000 of Swedish species. The first issue of Nationalnyckeln won the Swedish Publishing Price 2005 for its design and content. It was also nominated Augustpriset in the non-fiction category 2005.