Mike Højgaard - Freelance Creative
Mike Højgaard aka Harmoni ∞ has worked with creative design, art direction and illustration in the advertising/ design industry for about 20 years for agencies such as JWT, Republica, Adtomic (Copenhagen & Hong Kong), Danesadwork, HELLO and an array of direct clients. Now he’s a freelancer. Based in Copenhagen - eyes on the world.
Mike began his career working as an art directors assistant in 1995 working mainly with retail, giving him the perfect lead-in to the forefront of consumer communication. Later working with both consumer and b2b clients in healthcare, consumer goods, the music industry, sponsorships and coporate branding/ identity. Mike has unique skills in merging advertising and design and also has integrate knowledge in how to create outstanding artistic output for companies normally percieved “boring” and “corporate” without loosing focus of core values and communicational needs. Mike belives that design needs to be strategic and product-derived in order to accommodate the specific challenges each company has - that in order to achieve remarkable recognition. Furthermore his vast involment in communicating music and art, has always been noticeable. Mike masters and understands both online and print.
With the company, Harmoni ∞, Mike is working with identity for different companies and artists. Believing that strategy behind every identity is crucial. A logo is merely the face of a whole entity.
Recently Mike has co-founded the Fine Virtual Timepiece brand, Moine-Garde. Creating and designing the brand and its products from scratch.
Somewhat attended schools: RMI Berghs Stockholm, Danish School of Advertising and Danish School of Design.
Mike is also a singer & composer - having released 4 albums.
Client Experience: American Express, BRF, Børns Vilkår, CareService, Carlsberg, Chupa Chups, China Broadband, Chevrolet, Cochlear, Contura, Coop, Electronic Housekeeper, Ibis, Kikkoman, Nordisk Film, Novo Nordisk, Nokia, Roskilde Festival, SaxoBank, Sony-BMG, SonyMusic, Thiele, Toblerone, Tuborg, U.S. Airways, UNcells, Universal Music, Unilever and last but not least, a vast number of artists.