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Jan Willem van Swigchem is a versatile artist. His trademark is creativity. As a self-made artist he creates surprising designs with original starting points & perspectives. He has always had an eye for the unusual, and has developed several techniques himself. His pieces are all one of a kind, just as no two leaves of a tree are the same. This exclusive design style guarantees the customer a unique product.

As an artist he produces work in the following disciplines:
• paper reliefs, templates and mixed media
• applied art: surface design and (special) graphic design
• photography: nature, architecture and abstract
Besides all this, Jan Willem is a music teacher.

His paper art creations are mathematically inspired and very precisely executed. People often do not believe they are handmade. By inspecting them closely  one will see minimal imperfections. His art is purely intuitively conceived.

Applied art: Jan Willem produces computer-generated surface design. These designs can be printed on all kinds of surfaces. With the current technology, almost anything is possible. His designs can be applied on textiles such as upholstery, tableware, glass bowls, table tops. All of them are unique, produced on demand, are one of a kind.

Are you looking for an original designs for your home or office? Personal or corporate series are created on demand. The Van Swigchem Design collection contains a rich selection of extraordinary designs which can be applied on a wide variety of materials. Contact Jan Willem to inquire about the possibilities. With Van Swigchem Design you have an excellent partner in designing and creating products of your choice. As an out-of-the-box thinker and a designer with great originality, VSD guarantees you a unique product.

Paper Art:

Interaction of light and shadow and form. Jan Willem van Swigchem creates paper art, or paper templates, which are mathematically inspired and very precisely executed by hand. People often do not believe they are handmade. Upon close inspection, however, you will note minimal imperfections. This work is purely intuitively conceived. Jan Willem is fascinated by point, line, plane, rhythm, light & shadow. Combining these elements, the possibilities are practically endless. There is no lack of inspiration! The observer is drawn into the work and is triggered to become actively involved in it. The question is what one is actually seeing and it is fascinating to try and figure it out.

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Pattern & Surface Design

Van Swigchem Design is an excellent partner in design and assignments from you. As a thinker out of the box & a designer with great originality you are guaranteed a unique product.

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Special Graphic Design

VanSwigchemDesign has a very special way in graphic design, results are in a array of subjects and in his own peticular style(s); Free work CG Illustration, Decorative, Fractal, Tessalations, Geometric and more. Specialised in many ways, feature the 'patine', the visual appearence in the design. Design with a touch & feel!

The Designer: I like to see myself as a painter like in the era of  Still Life painting in the 17th century only now I donot use paint but I make use of all digital possibilities. I have lots of inspiration in an array of subjects as well as pure fantasy.

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The point of view. VanSwigchemDesign is specialised in photography of nature, architecture, landscape and free work. The well trained eyes are able to surprise the observer by detail or by sense of humor. Key to the photographs; composition & light.

Special project 2018  an exposition, a symbiose between haiku made by Joy Misa inspired on photos by VanSwigchemDesign.

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Digital Textures: Decay

VanSwigchemDesign is specialised in the making of CG textures which add a lot of fine to very fine detail to any project. Like in real life every material is liable to decay. This can result in f.e.; stains of rust, oxide, paint, wear and tear, like cracks, holes, bumps etc. These textures can be used like brushes or blend-ins thus giving your artwork a real finesse. Standing out in the crowd.

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