BORN INTO THE ARTS
As an artist, I am constantly inspired by the beauty of the world around us. My art reflects my experiences, emotions and beliefs, and I strive to create pieces that resonate with others and evoke a sense of connection and wonder.
Tomas Tillberg was born into a family with a deep-seated passion for the arts. His father, Robert Tillberg, was a renowned cruise ship designer, known for his innovative and imaginative designs that revolutionized the industry. Growing up in this creative environment, it was only natural that Tomas and his brother Peter would develop an interest in the arts.
Both Tomas and his brother attended the Royal Academy of Arts in Stockholm, a prestigious institution renowned for its rigorous curriculum and emphasis on traditional artistic techniques. Under the guidance of worldclass artists and instructors, Tomas honed his skills in painting, sketching and other art forms experimenting with various mediums and techniques to create truly unique and captivating works.
When Tomas was young, he became fascinated by his father’s work of creating stunning and elegant interiors for cruise ships. He worked closely together with him for years in order to understand the elements of ship design and the skills of the many professionals involved in creating successful designs.
In the mid-1990s Tomas and his father decided to start a design studio in the USA. He knew it would be a challenging undertaking but was determined to succeed. He assembled a small team of like-minded designers and architects who shared his vision of creating unforgettable experiences for cruise ship passengers.
They knew that the success of each project would depend on their ability to create spaces that were both beautiful and functional. The company went on to design interiors for some of the world’s most impressive and luxurious cruise ships creating stunning spaces and venues that delighted ship owners and their guests, earning critical acclaim.
Tomas’ family’s creativity and passion for the arts have undoubtedly influenced his own artistic journey. Through his art, Tomas continues to explore new avenues of creativity, pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms and challenging viewers to see the world in new and exciting ways.