Dare to challenge the ordinary

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I'm Robert Daniel Nagy, a Creative Director, and Designer from Copenhagen, Denmark. I firmly believe that the future belongs to those that dare to challenge the ordinary, and I strive to incorporate this philosophy into my work. 

In 2007 I graduated from the School of Visual Communication in Denmark and was instantly hired by Scandinavian DesignLab in Copenhagen. Here I quickly became a vital part of their core design team. At Scandinavian DesignLab, I helped the agency achieve numerous design awards, including twice the Danish Design Agency of the Year. I also earned personal recognition in winning the Young Creative Circle Award twice - a national competition that acclaims young creatives under 30.

In 2011 I joined J. Walter Thompson Copenhagen as Head of Design, setting up a new design department. My task was to help the agency transform from traditional advertising to a full-service agency. During this process, J. Walter Thompson Copenhagen received much national and international recognition, including Danish Agency of the Year and a Silver Design Lion at the Cannes Lions.

In 2014 I Co-founded the messaging platform, Haxi. Haxi has since grown to one of Europe’s most popular ridesharing platforms, with more than 1.000.000 rides shared.
 
In 2015 I Co-founded the Strategic Brand Studio HEAVY™ - a strategic design studio that helped organizations launch, evolve, and reboot their brand.

In 2019 HEAVY™ joined forces with IDna Group – a strategic and identity-driven design company.

I have served on the board of Danish Designers – one of Europe’s few multi-disciplinary designers’ associations.

I'm also a frequent speaker and guest lecturer at The School of Visual Communication in Denmark.

 

To view my full resume:

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RECOGNITION

AWARDS

3 x Cannes Lions
3 x Clio Awards
3 x D&AD
4 x Eurobest
1 x ECHO Awards
1 x German Design Award
2 x Danish Design Award
12 x Creative Circle Award
4 x Young Creative Circle Awards

JURY DUTY

Eurobest
FIBRA Awards
Creative Circle Award
Baltic Best

IN BOOKS

Color Impression / CN
Imprint 2 / CN
Art In Books Vol 2 / CN
Colour Party 2 / CN
Rebranded / CN
Cultural Identities / DE
Dynamic Identities / NE
Los Logos 6 / DE
Los Logos - Compass / DE
Book Twenty Three / FR
Contemporary Graphic Design / US
Special Edition / DE
Creative Circle 2009 / DK
D&AD Annual 2009 / UK
Creative Circle 2008 / DK
D&AD Annual 2008 / UK

NON-PROFIT

ORGANISATIONS

Danish Designers
Board member

2008 – 2010

Danish Designers is one of Europe's few genuinely multi-disciplinary designers' associations, representing practitioners and others working professionally with design. Counting more than 1000 members, the organization makes up an effective and influential platform with a mandate to speak on behalf of a join professional design community in Denmark.

TALKS & LECTURES

School of Visual Communication (2009 – 2014) 
Baltic Best (Keynote speaker)



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