Marie Thorhauge is an Emmy-winning danish designer specializing in character-design and visual development.

Her work has a sophisticated nordic edge characterized by clean graphic shapes, and organic textures.

She worked as head of design with irish Oscar Nominated studio Cartoon Saloon from 2009-2012.

Thorhauge went freelance in 2012 and started her own one-woman company in 2015 based in Denmark.

Clients include: Cartoon Saloon, Cartoon Network, Disney TV, Harper Collins and LAIKA among others.


**WINNER of the 45th Television Academy Emmy Award for Individual Achievement in Animation / Production Designer - Through The Woods (Curious World).

**Nominated for the 42nd annual ASIFA-Hollywood Annie Award: "Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Feature Production" Song of the Sea (Cartoon Saloon).

**Nominated for the 43rd annual ASIFA-Hollywood Annie Award: "Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production" Puffin Rock "Night Lights" (Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears, Penguin Books).

People generally have a hard time pronouncing my name, as it is quite nordic and guteral. Anglified, I will respond to {’Thor-hawk} which is as close as it gets really..