UX Design

Graphic Design

Frontend Design

I'm a freelance User Experience and Graphic Designer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Since 2004 I have been helping clients and companies building useful and efficient products and interfaces.

What I Do

I provide pragmatic and functional design, based on real user and business needs.

Clients & Companies

A list of selected companies I have collaborated with as a consultant. Shorter projects for some, longer and multiple assignments for others.


A selected list of projects and design work. Many recent projects are not displayed since they are still confidential. All graphic design made by me unless stated otherwise.


A list of my work experience and formal training.


Magnus Gyllenswärd Design,

Stockholm, Sweden

August 2018 –

Freelance Interaction Design, Graphic Design and Frontend Web Design.


Stockholm, Sweden

August 2016 – August 2018

Interaction Design, Frontend Web Design. Graphic Design, HTML, CSS, Scss, JavaScript, Project Leader and Client Responsible.


Boston, USA

September 2012 – June 2016

Frontend Web Design. Graphic Design, HTML, CSS, Scss, JavaScript, Project Leader and Client Responsible. Open source frameworks such as Refills and Empties.


Providence, USA

November 2010 – August 2011 (part time)

Software Interaction Design, Icon Design, Graphic Design.

Ergonomidesign (now Veryday),

Stockholm, Sweden

November 2005 – August 2012

Software Interaction Design, Small Interfaces and Icon Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Project Leader and Client Responsible. 2 patents.

Interactive Institute, Power Studio,

Stockholm, Sweden

August 2004 – November 2005

Product Design, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Web Design, Critical Design, User Testing and Prototyping, 1 patent.

Electrolux Design,

Stockholm, Sweden

January 2004 – June 2004

Halogen- Microwave Oven concept, MA Interaction Design.


Massachusetts College of Art and Design,

Boston, U.S.A.

February 2010 – June 2012

Graphic Design Certificate Program. Typography, Graphic design, print and web.

Umeå Institute of Design,

Umeå, Sweden

September 2002 – June 2004

Master of Arts in Interaction design.

Umeå Institute of Design,

Umeå, Sweden

January 2002 – June 2002

Graphic Design, Design Communication, Design Theory, Contemporary Art.

Umeå University,

Umeå, Sweden

September 1999 – June 2002

Cognitive Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Linguistics, Philosophy.


Electrolux, Ericsson, Telenor, Aerocrine, Huawei, Philips, Swegon, Doro, Skiptrip, Roche Diagnostics, Gameface Media, Nyarp, Spintso, ITT Flygt, Spotify.


Exhibited at Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, 1 patent for Power-Aware Cord, Exhibited at Wired Next Fest in Chicago 2005, Exhibited at Wired Next Fest in Los Angeles 2007, Exhibited at Visual Voltage at House of Sweden in Washington DC 2011, Doro PhoneEasy® 410gsm Red Dot Award 2010, 2 patents for icon designs, Grand opening performance at Uppsala Konsert + Kongress 2007, Music game Sonicspree, .NET Awards 2009, Swegon air handling unit Best in Category Optimizing at the IxDA 2014 Interaction Awards.


Figma, Sketch, inVision, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Axure, HTML5, CSS3, Scss, JavaScript, Microsoft Visio, Keynote, Word, Excel, Power Point, Ableton Live, Arduino programming, Processing, etc.


Design Research, User Studies, Designing exhibitions, Giving lectures and workshops, Sales activities, Circuit bending workshops, Arduino programming for modular synthesizers, Volontary work in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

– A good designer is a good teacher

Contact Me

Magnus Gyllenswärd
Norrbackagatan 54, 113 34 Stockholm

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