I am Mårten Borja – or maartenborja – a graphic designer and illustrator based in Sweden. I hold a bachelor’s degree in media technology from the Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) and a special interest in typography and type design.
I work with sharp lines, abstract forms, geometry and gritty imagery together with retro-futuristic influences, among other. I try to achieve balance in my work, color-wise and compositionally – drawing on both the notions of simplicity and complexity. While most of my showcased work is digitally made, I often revert to my roots and the graphite pen. I am constantly looking for new ways to explore color and shape through the use of different techniques, various mediums and software. I believe inspiration is everywhere. Personally, I find it in all sorts of places and areas – science, science fiction, music, architecture, daily life etc.
I am currently looking for work, so if you have a project in mind that you think I’d be suitable for – contact me and we’ll have a chat.