Karlssonwilker is the design studio of Icelander Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker from Germany, located in the heart of New York City. Together with a small team, they work directly and independently for an eclectic mix of cultural and corporate clients.
They have won less than a thousand awards, and their work appeared in more than one design publication. They frequently lecture and hold workshops on design around the world. Their seminal monograph, ”tellmewhy“, on the first 24 months in design business, was published by Princeton Architectural Press. Clients include Nintendo, MTV, Vitra, TIME Magazine, Adobe, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, The Rockefeller Foundation, Diesel, Puma, Museum of the Moving Image, Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, and Creative Time. Jan is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale.