Rikard is an Art Director with 20 years of experience in every facet of the industry; graphic design, web and interactive design, 3D modeling, and video and motion graphics. His designs include 20 published books, upward of 100 albums, and full print advertising campaigns (translated in more than 15 languages), reaching an international audience of millions. His designs have won upward of 25 design awards.

After his own success in the graphic design field, Rikard started to help other designers and artists through his design blog. His articles have featured in international magazines and books on design. More recently, he guest-lectured on color theory at Chapman University.

On a more personal note, Rikard has two beautiful daughters, loves the outdoors, woodworking and films.