Born in Stockholm, Joakim Borén is a Swedish photographer based in the UK. After studying BA(Hons) Photography at the Bournemouth Arts Institute and Design Photography at Exeter Faculty of Arts, University of Plymouth, he now focuses on advertising and architectural work with commissions in the UK as well as Europe, Asia and USA.
With a working aesthetic defined by strong composition and graphic minimalism, he enjoys constructing images just as well as finding beauty in unrelated locations and urban spaces.
Clients include Barclaycard, Bureau Betak, Thomas Cook, RHS, Urban Splash and award winning architect firms such as David Sheppard, Mulroy, Nissen Richards, Gillespie & Yunnie and Hudson Architects. His work has been published in books and magazines, amongst others by Laurence King, East Publishing as well as the Architectural Review, Architects Journal and DWELL.
Awards include Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward, PDN Photography Annual, Prix De La Photographie and the Renaissance Photography Prize.
With a studios in London and Norwich Joakim lives in Norfolk with his family, including an English Springer Spaniel, a Mecklenburger grey and an Oldenburger bay.