Jan Olof Nygren (born 1979 in Västerås, Sweden) is a designer, artist and maker, currently based in Brooklyn, NY. His work, which is located at the intersection of art and design, often has a starting point in illustration, with a focus on letterforms, narrative and language.
Nygren's work as a graphic designer includes logos, typefaces and repeat patterns for clients, while his self-initiated projects range from posters, to sculptures and installation pieces.
His work has been published in the book Stereographics, by Viction:ary, The 3D Type Book by Laurence King, and in the magazines Novum and Creatie, in Germany and the Netherlands respectively.
He received a bachelor of fine arts degree in design, from HDK – School of Design and Crafts, in Gothenburg, Sweden, and a master of fine arts degree, from Cranbrook Academy of Art, in Michigan, USA.
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