Harald Haraldsson is a New York-based designer and artist with output ranging from interactive installations to television commercials and music videos.
Haraldsson's projects have been awarded the The Icelandic Advertising Awards, nominated for the Icelandic Music Awards, racked up millions of views on YouTube and Vimeo, and exhibited at museums and events such as CMoDA in Beijing and Ars Electronica's Future Innovators Exhibition. His work has been covered in numerous articles and profiles in publications such as The Verge, CNET, designboom, The Creators Project, Dezeen, Co.Design, The Next Web and more.
Haraldsson is the founder of Wonwei, a design & technology studio providing services and advisory to the advertising industry, as well as engaging in the production of media art works and product prototypes.
A native of Iceland, Haraldsson holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology where he conducted research in computer vision and computational photography at the Okutomi Laboratory. He is currently an artist-in-residence at Mana Contemporary BSMT, and an alumni of New Museum's art & technology incubator NEW INC and the Kitchen Budapest Media Lab.
The Creators Project: User Preferences: Tech Q&A With Video Director Harald Haraldsson
Create Digital Motion: From Empty Bookshelves, Music Video Composes in Form: Chat with Harald Haraldsson
Dezeen: Love With You music video by Harald Haraldsson
The Creators Project: Icelandic Music Video Transforms Empty Bookshelves Into Geometric Color Planes
The Creators Project: Harald Haraldsson Tells Us About The Giant Robotic Arms In His Commercial Moments
The Creators Project: A Beautiful Commercial Captured Entirely By A Smartphone Camera and Industrial Robots
Android Authority: Galaxy S3 and industrial robots star in the most beautiful commercial you’ve ever seen
Mobile Syrup: This amazing Galaxy S III commercial was shot with a Galaxy S III
The Creators Project: The Year In Lists: Best Interactive Installations 2011
Co.Design: Installation Lets You Bend Light Like Isaac Newton
Frame Magazine: PRISMA 1666 by Super Nature Design & Wonwei
designboom: Super Nature Design + Wonwei: PRISMA 1666
The Verge: PRISMA 1666 is touchscreen-controlled art
The Creators Project: Installation Prisma 1666 Turns Interactive Inputs Into Reflective Outputs