Henrik Nygren, b. 1963.
Berghs School of Design 1985–1986, Schola Antiqua/CFH Master Class 1987–1989, Yale Summer Program in Graphic Design with Paul Rand/Armin Hofmann, Brissago (Switzerland) 1995. Has taught and given lectures at Beckmans College of Design, Berghs School of Communication, the Swedish School of Arts, Crafts and Design, Forsbergs School of Design, HDK, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (USA), Central Saint Martins, London (England) since 1992. Five-year readership in visual communication at the Beckmans College of Design, 2007–2013.
Active in Stockholm design and advertising agencies from 1983–1991, and subsequently launched own company. Dedicated exhibitions in Tokyo 1999, Malmö 2002 and Stockholm 2003. Recipient of the 2007 Platinum Egg and Berling Award. Elected member in Alliance Graphique Internationale 2014. Has been highly awarded throughout the years at the Golden Egg, Excellent Swedish Design, Swedish Book Award, D&AD, Art Director’s Club of Europe amongst other competitions. Jury chairman for the Golden Egg, Design category, 1995 and 2000 as well as for Kolla!, Design category, 2007. Jury member for the Golden Egg, Excellent Swedish Design, D&AD and Art Director’s Club of Europe amongst other competitions on several occasions. The lion’s share of his work 1991–2013 and his views on design where encapsulated in the book Grafisk design: Henrik Nygren that was published by Orosdi-Back 2014.
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