Agnete Oernsholt

Group Design Director The Walt Disney Company

Why Agnete?

Agnete Oernsholt is currently the Group Design Director at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Yellow Shoes.

Before earning her degree in Visual Communication from Danmarks Designskole/The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art in 1999, Agnete started her own design studio OERNSHOLT. The Design Studio was Agnete's main occuppation for almost 20 years, it was also her jump board from Copenhagen to Los Angeles - working in the areas of graphic design, art direction, title sequence design, packaging, product design, and photography - and specializing in defining and implementing "bold brand identity in visual mediums" - her clients included Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, LEGO, UNICEF, 20th Century FOX, The AIDS Foundation, Virgin Records, Sony Music, L’Oreal, Electric Entertainment, Artistry Agency, Summerbird and Roskilde Festival.

Along the way, Agnete pursued a few other milestones - working as art director at Danish advertising agencies and becoming Brand Design Manager at the iconic toy brand, LEGO, for several years. Today, Oernsholt Studio is replaced with another wonderful iconic brand, The Walt Disney Company/Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Agnete's work has been featured in books, magazines and virtual design medias, garnering several awards.

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