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Nordic Creative Talent Award winners: Tor Weibull is exploring the outskirts of graphic design and typography

This man is exploring the outskirts of graphic design and typography, blending it all into an interesting mix. The result is not just work, but art.

Graphic Designer Tor Weibull from Sweden won one of our Nordic Creative Talent Awards.

Read the jury’s motivation for selecting Tor Weibull

”When speaking about Design and Art Direction the word ‘art’ is often lost. This man is exploring the outskirts of graphic design and typography, blending it all into an interesting mix. The result is not just work, but art. Therefore Tor Weibull deserves the title Creative Talent.”

 

Demolition Blues

Poster for Demolition Blues concert at Stall 6 in Zürich. The poster is made through the analog technique of hand carved linoleum.

 

Tor Weibull gets his inspiration from lots of things:

”When you see potential in something that can be made into something new. It can be anything. A reflection in a mirror that looks cool, a picture on the web,” says Tor Weibull.

metalores

Franz Kafka’s book The Metamorphosis, designed with the intentions of giving the reader an understanding for the odd situation that occurs for the Samsa family.

 

How does it feel to be a winner of the Nordic Creative Talent Award?

”I’m very honoured. Feels really good and stregthens my self-confidence.”

"My final degree project ’Making A voice’ is a book where one can follow my process of drawing a typeface with focus on the function good readability in print," says Tor Weibull.

“My final degree project ’Making A voice’ is a book where one can follow my process of drawing a typeface with focus on the function good readability in print,” says Tor Weibull.

 

Tor Weibull uses Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop mostly.

”My favourite feature in Photoshop is the timeline. It is fun to do small animations,” says Tor Weibull.

Reflective Fascination is an homage to metal, the material, it’s beauty and functions.

Reflective Fascination is an homage to metal, the material, it’s beauty and functions.

 

Meet Tor Weibull in this video:

Do you know a young, talented Nordic designer who deserves recognition for their creative skills? Then it is time to nominate him/her or yourself for the New Creative Talent Award 2016!

The award is given by Adobe Nordic and CAP&Design, the leading magazine about graphic communication and design in the Nordics, to the eight most creative talents from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland under 28 years old at award ceremonies in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, and Helsinki later this year.

The Nordic Creative Talent Award celebrates the most outstanding talents under 28 years of age, active within the fields of graphic design, digital art, photography, video, motion graphics and imagination. Anyone can nominate a young talent practising in the fields of design, graphic design, digital art, photography, video, motion graphics or web design for this award. A jury will select two winners from each country (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland).

Upload your own portfolio or nominate somebody else now! Read more about the Nordic Creative Talent Award here.

 

Tor Weibull

TorprofileloresCountry: Sweden
City: Gothenburg
Age: 24
Education: Artistic candidate in design, focused on graphic design at HDK (last semester).
Occupation: Student and freelancer.
Portfolio: www.torweibull.com

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