An animation and illustration studio.
Create Shapes specializes in playful 2d animations, motion graphics, illustrations and posters with a colourful, painterly, analogue style. Based in Gothenburg, Sweden, it is run by Ben Baker, an artist from the UK with many years experience working with creative assignments for advertising, promotions, education and entertainment.
If you would like to work together, on big or small or tiny projects, or want to know more, then please get in touch︎︎︎.
Do you need help with art direction or is there something specific you have in mind such as ...
︎Animated story telling
︎Animated explainer film
︎Animated promotional film
︎Animated logos and logo design
︎Motion graphics (mograph)
︎Illustration for editorial, web, books
︎Animated content for SoMe
When not working with commercial assignments, Ben likes to make and exhibit paintings, drawings, animations and posters which explore different aspects of the relationship between people, technology and nature. Depicting fake landscapes, grand interiors, odd machines, strange creatures and unruly nature in his work. Visit the shop︎︎︎and ben.se︎︎︎ to see more examples of his work.
Ben is also an active member of Koami art lab︎︎︎, a social art space and creative practice based in Ringön, Gothenburg. Koami is focused on the cross-pollination of art, technology and culture.
Clients include: Nacka Kommun, Akademiska Hus, Västernorrlands Museum, Atacac, Balder, Burberry, Din Sko, Dolce & Gabbana, Elektron, Hubbster, Husqvarna, IKEA, Lindex, Louis Vuitton, OLW, Röhsska Museet, Santa Maria, Sioox, SR, SVT, Ung Cancer, Volvo, Wrangler and Zonnic.