Rachel Konte’s background and experience cover Apparel and Graphic design. She graduated from Danish School of Design in 1991 in Copenhagen Denmark. She have Graphic Design background as well as experience in designing commercial productlines for both the American and the European market.
Managing a creative design process from start to end. Creating commercial product ranges within several price points and distribution and managing and directing several design teams and consumer segments at the same time.
From 2009 - to present Cirkel Studio has offered affordable and local design service, designing professional logo's and graphic art in the community. CS pecializing in helping small business and individual clients improving and updateing their visual presence and presentations.
Rachel Konte is available as Freelance graphic and apparel designer.
CIRKEL STUDIO is owned and operated by Danish born designer Rachel Pawl Konte.
CS is a dynamic design consulting studio that offers professional service in apparel design, graphic design, illustration, concept development as well as denim fabric & finish development.
Rachel Konte has extensive background from the apparel industry, most recently as Design Director for Levi Strauss & Co in San Francisco.
Rachel Konte is also Co-owner of guerilla cafe an organic Art Cafe that opened in Berkeley in 2006. www.guerillacafe.com Here she design all guerilla apparel which include T-shirts, Track Jackets and Tote bags. Here she is responsible for the graphic direction of all marketing materials such as postcards, posters, advertising and menus.
Furthermore Rachel Konte also designs her own label afrobuddah out of Oakland CA.
Afrobuddah is about simplicity, functionality and modern shapes. The AB label was established in 2005 in Oakland CA
Her handmade Tote Bags are the signature product of afrobuddah. The current collection is made in different materials like suede, leather, leather likes and 100% cotton. Each bag has its own unique details.
Afrobuddah is a creative forum where Rachel Kontes personal expression of design vision and direction is being manifested as an ever evolving collection of designs available for the community to enjoy.