Archive for the ‘design’ Category

Some new graphics on Flickr!

In design, illustration, politics, work on 07/10/2013 at 11:37

Here´s a brochure I designed for Greenpeace back in May. Pretty happy with the result.
Script: Raisa Heinämäki/Virpi Oinonen
Click the pic to read the whole thing (in swedish)


Cover – The Deciders – We travel the airwaves

In design, illustration, music, Uncategorized, work on 10/12/2012 at 17:00

One of a kind improv/freejazz quintet The Deciders asked me to design the cover for their debut CD. I very happily complied.

This gig review might give you an idea what they´re up to:
‘…This type of anarchy seems par for the course for this band. A big, blowsy outfit with plenty of chops and energy in spades, they built a rollicking set in the boozy atmosphere of the Sardinia bar on Friday evening. If one player made a mistake, the rest would dissolve into fits of laughter before picking it up and blasting along with the song, their three-brass-pronged attack making the room rattle and roll, while Ole Morten Vagan tore around the low end with some gloriosuly savage bass playing.’

Here´s a video to sate your cravings for Deciders:

Taipale – Cities for sale – back cover

In design, illustration, politics, work on 04/10/2012 at 14:43

Artwork for new Into pamphlet. Click through to see the front.
More info:

Skjebnebok – expanded edition

In comics, design, illustration, work on 05/06/2012 at 12:16

…om noen lurer på hva som befinner seg utenfor kanten av bokforsiden, fins svaret her.


In design, illustration, into, politics on 19/05/2012 at 10:40
Förbom by Karstein Volle
Förbom, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

Book cover for Jussi Förbom´s book on Finnish immigration policy – Väki, Valta ja Virasto. Out on Into soon.


In comics, design, illustration, personal, work on 10/04/2012 at 18:27
texture by Karstein Volle
texture, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

In my new book, I´m working with a lot of hand-drawn-ish styles, so I needed some textures. The only dried out marker I could find was pink, which made the process so much more beautiful and garish.
Scanned it all in and blended with the rest of the artwork, it looks bloody awesome, if I may say so myself.

Come June and everyone else can see it too.

My Tumblr

In design, illustration, personal, work on 09/03/2012 at 09:38

Cover image for NFF bulletin

In case you weren´t aware, I got Tumblr up, mostly showcasing illustration and design work I´ve been doing. Check it out here.


In design, illustration, Uncategorized, work on 13/02/2012 at 17:11
Vectors by Karstein Volle
Vectors, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

The raw vector lines of the book cover I finished today.

Into – Eurofascism

In design, illustration, into, politics, work on 10/01/2012 at 20:07
Into - Eurofascism by Karstein Volle
Into – Eurofascism, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

Cover for Into pamphlet about right wing extremism within Europe.

Imaginary Metro Map

In design, fun, illustration, personal on 05/01/2012 at 20:08
Imaginary Metro by Karstein Volle
Imaginary Metro, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

– Drawn from vague memory