Farewell to the Cave

Henrik Nygren

The catalogue Farewell to the Cave. The Wästberg Manifesto Reconsidered, commissioned by Wästberg. Text: Lars Forsberg. Translations: Karolina Mårn. Photography: Dawid. Soft bound with a dust jacket, 56 pp., 210x297 mm, offset and shrink wrapped. (2017–18)

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    Henrik Nygren, Sweden (2014)

    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...

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    The catalogue Farewell to the Cave. The Wästberg Manifesto Reconsidered, commissioned by Wästberg. Text: Lars Forsberg. Translations: Karolina Mårn. Photography: Dawid. Soft bound with a dust jacket, 56 pp., 210x297 mm, offset and shrink wrapped. (2017–18)

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    Henrik Nygren, Sweden (2014)

      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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      Graphic Design: Henrik Nygren

      (2014)

      • Hedvig Hedqvist,
      • Sara Teleman,
      • Lars Forsberg,
      • Daniel Birnbaum

      Orosdi-Back

      Over the past two decades, Stockholm-based Henrik Nygren has gained an international reputation as an uncompromising craftsman with the consistency that inspires both wonder and admiration. The 900 pages of Graphic Design: Henrik Nygren present the lion's share of his work.

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      Education

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      Lecturer

        2007 – 2013

        • Beckmans College of Design (Sweden)

        Lecturer in visual communication.

        Lectures

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        Insights Design Lectures Series

        (2014)

        • Walker Art Centers, Minneapolis, USA

        Central Saint Martins

        (2016)

        • Central Saint Martins, England

        European Design Awards

        (2007)

        • European Design Conference, Sweden

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        Awards

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        • 2007

        Platinum Egg
        • 2007

        Berling Award

        Other Professional Activities

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        • Jury Chairman, Golden Egg, Design category

          1995 – 1995

        • Jury Chairman, Golden Egg, Design category

          2000 – 2000

        • Jury Chairman, Kolla!, Design category

          2007 – 2007