Jan Vana

Executive Creative Director & Partner

Jan has 19-years of professional experience of planning, creating and delivering strategic brand and design visions for clients.
Jan’s creativity and ability to create design and identity solutions means that he has a hands-on approach in the projects. His experience extends to extensive identity implementations, design manuals, signage and retail solutions, iconography and illustration, typography and print, but also the development of digital platforms and web. Jan has a rational and humble approach to design, with an ability to interpret and process the customers’ needs for creative and unique solutions. Jan is also one of the founders and co-owners of the glasses retail brand Vasuma.

Distinctions & Awards
2000 Ung svensk Form
2007 European Logo Design Award – Best in Country – Mathias Dahlgren
2008 Wolda – World Logo Design Award –Mathias Dahlgren
2008 Nominated in Cannes Design Lions – Mathias Dahlgren
2008 Nominated in Eurobest – Mathias Dahlgren
2009 Graphis Branding 5 Platinum Award –Mathias Dahlgren
2009 ReBrand 100 – Intrum Justitia
2010 Svenska Designpriset – Silver – Boken Svenska Antikhandlare
2011 Graphis Branding 5 Silver Award – Årsredovisning Eniro
2011 Graphis Branding 5 Gold Award – Eniro
2011 Nominerad Guldknappen
2012 Graphis Branding 5 Gold Award – Boken Svenska Antikhandlare
2017 Svenska Designpriset – Guld – Förpackningar Järna Mejeri
2017 Publishingpriset – Nominerad – Magasinet för Ytterjärna Forum
2018 HOWdesign – Winners 2018 illustration – Grand Hôtel Stockholm
2018 HOWdesign – Winners 2018 packaging – Järna Mejeri

Publications
• FORM nr 4, 2000 (SE)
• Blueprint nr 182, 2001 (GB)
• Graphis Letterhead6, 2004 (US)
• Graphis Branding5, 2008 (US)
• Graphis 100 – Best Annual Reports, 2011 (US)
• Nordic Graphic Designers, 2011 (SE)
• :ReLogo – Redesigning the brand, 2011 (GB)
• Innovative Stationery Graphics, 2011 (ES)

Our Team

We believe that an integrated analytical and creative approach is the best way to solve complex business problems.