Bo has influenced Danish and international design since the beginning of the 1980s. He has been awarded the Danish Design Prize 17 times and has also received numerous international design prizes. Most recently he received the National Bank of Denmark’s Anniversary Foundation Grant of Honour for his artistic achievements and longstanding efforts to develop the graphic design tradition, both in Denmark and abroad.
Bo has been responsible for design and branding programs for companies and institutions all over the world, including Movia, DSB, the majority of Danish Ministries, including the Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Danske Bank, PMQ in Hong Kong and recently the new Carlsberg Foundation. As an international icon in design and typography, Bo has lectured at universities in Korea, China, Israel, Qatar, South Africa, the UK and the USA. He has also served as a professor at the Institute for Design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture, and since 2006, he has been a visiting professor at Musashino Art University in Tokyo.
Bo Linnemann is Founding Partner at the design agency Kontrapunkt.