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since 1986

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graphic textile designer

What about me?

My name is Trine Kjærhauge McGuinness.

I'm a 30-something year old woman currently living in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

I have a passion for studying the people around me and my surroundings

and turning these inputs into visual communication - from pictures,

drawings, text, advertisement to textile.

practical skills

Adobe AI, PS, ID

Textile Production




2015 - 2018

School of Visual Communication

Skolen for Visuel Kommunikation

Professional Bachelor in Graphic Communication

Haderslev, Denmark

Graphic Design, Advertisement, Branding, Digital Communication, Graphics for Film and Television, Magazine Design, Logo Design, Corporate Identity, Typography and Packaging. 

Practical Skills : Adobe programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

2010 - 2014

School of Textile, Handcraft and Communication


Professional Bachelor in Textile Communication

Copenhagen, Denmark

Pattern Construction, Design Development, Embroidery, Silk-screen Printing, Color Theory, Design History and Filosofi, Design- and Cultural Communication and Business Learning.

Practical Skills : Textile Machines such as PFAFF and BERNINA,  Chemistry for Silkscreen Printing and Fund Searching.


2017 - now

Paper Beat Rock, Design Agency

Graphic design intern & Freelance graphic designer

Copenhagen, Denmark

September - Februar : Development of graphic design solutions for different kind of clients of the agency. Worked daily in Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign. Worked single-handedly with the development and design of the new identity and website for the Book Publishing Company Korridor. 

May - now : Freelance graphic designer for Paper Beat Rock


The Museums of the Municipality of Helsingor

Helsingør Kommunes Museer

Communication Officer

Helsingør, Denmark

May - August : In charge of the communication strategy and visuel identity for 'Sundtoldsmarkedet 2015' - a historic market in Helsingor. 

In charge of the graphic design such as posters, flyers and brochures for 'Flynderupgårdmuseet' and 'Helsingør Bymuseum'.


Fashion Forum, The Danish Fashion Institute


Copenhagen, Denmark

January : Writing and composing articles for the website, interviewing and reporting from Copenhagen Fashion Week 2015, maintaining Fashion Forums facebooksite and editing pictures for the website.


Designer Tina Casmose, Casmose Copenhagen


Solrød, Denmark

August - December : Development and making of costumes for a Danish motion-picture, pattern construction, buying of materials, making of masks, embroidery, ornaments and costume fitting. 

short courses

2009 - 2010

School of Creative Development

Skolen for Kreativ Udvikling

Pre-design school

Copenhagen, Denmark

Nine months daily course with focus on perception, drawing techniques, croquis drawing, color theory and portfolio building. 


Krabbesholm Folk High School

Krabbesholm Højskole

Graphic Design

Skive, Denmark

Six months daily course where I chose to focus on graphic design, introduction to Adobe program, drawing and ceramic making. 

Feel free to contact me anytime.

see my contact info just below

© 2018 by Trine Kjærhauge McGuinness

 |  Tel: + 45 24 63 39 83