Tagged: Design

Bergen light rail wins transport design prize

The train is citizens’ preferred way to travel Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Bergen Light Rail won this year’s prize for transport design. This is the first rail system in Norway designed in a holistic...

A touch of Norway in America

Successful small business Norway Art connects Norwegian art to North America By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Instilled with a love of Norway from childhood, Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art® is committed...

Cute as a button

Lilleknappen’s Norwegian-American design Kelsey Larson Copy Editor For Anna Bloomstrand, Scandinavian design is just in her blood. After all, the infamous Scandinavian specialty store Ingebretsen’s in Minneapolis, Minn. has been in her family since...

Modern Viking

Andrew Saur combines art and heritage to create special Nordic-inspired art. Art was a part of Andrew Saur’s life since he was a child – he still has a sketch of a Viking ship...

The tie that binds

SPTZBRGN’s bunad tie gives men a new way to celebrate Norwegian heritage By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Confirmation, 17th of May celebrations, weddings – there are many occasions to wear a bunad,...

The changing house

Lidunn Øverdahl Cain talks about her people-based approach to design Line Grundstad Hanke Norwegian American Weekly I was introduced to architect Lidunn Øverdahl Cain through the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Seattle, Wash. She had...

This year’s most profitable designs

Oslo: One company boosted sales of flavoured milk by 110 per cent, another has helped the environment, reduced the strain on its employees and saved NOK 15 million while a third company increased sales...

100% Norway in London

Having crisscrossed design Norway to look for the latest launches, a few classics and some exciting prototypes, the curators for 100% Norway have now made their final choice. Check out the list of the...

Shapes the student housing's future

Design student Alice Andreoli wants to help the Foundation for Student Life in Oslo make your everyday life better “SiO’s biggest problem is the lack of communication between the residents internally, but also between...

A successful Detour through Guggenheim

“Architecture is about connecting to the local history” said Peter Zumthor at The Symposium DETOUR: Art, Architecture, Cities and Landscapes at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Jan. 19, marking the end of the DETOUR...