Enthusiasm is not something Thorbjørn Ankerstjerne lacks. He infuses all his work with passion and a personal commitment that goes beyond conventional expectations: “I think it is very important to get excited about what you do.” Creative ownership is vital, as he takes responsibility to push a project as far as possible. Constructive and honest communication with clients is required to streamline the design process and facilitate his free-flowing ideas. His relocation from Copenhagen to London in 2007 has opened up an increasingly diverse range of projects as he moves from graphic design as a corporate application to “a device that can work in a cultural context”.

Respectful of the challenge to “portray someone’s ...

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