Photo: Marianne Witvliet
Marit Törnqvist, born 1964, is part Swedish, part Dutch, living in Amsterdam. She studied to become an illustrator at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.
In the late 1980’s Marit Törnqvist was commissioned to illustrate herfirst picture book by Astrid Lindgren. Marit Törnqvist is the designer of the set for Astrid Lindgren’s “Story Train” and the Villa Villekulla room at Junibacken children’s museum in Stockholm.