Tagged: Design

A fantastic Norwegian fashion journey

Seven years of hard work is paying off big time for Moods of Norway By Berit Hessen – Norwegian American Weekly Seven years ago, a small fashion design company called Moods of Norway was born in...

The rock star of Norwegian textiles

Oleana visits Chalet in the Woods in Gig Harbor, Wash. to share their fall collection, “Autumn Leaves and Winter Roses” By Laura Almaas Special to the Norwegian American Weekly How does one explain the...

Norwegian Design Council: Strategic design pays off

The Norwegian Design Council (NDC) recently introduced 18 Norwegian projects that received the Design Effect award in 2009. These are proven cases that design has a positive impact on profitability and the company’s bottom...

Wallpaper*: Norway Revealed

To celebrate the annual 100% Norway exhibition which once again returned to the London Design Festival showcasing the best of the country’s furniture and interior products, Wallpaper* partnered with the Norwegian Embassy in London...

Norway’s Field of Peace

Small Design Firm from Cambridge, Mass. was selected to help design and implement four large interactive installations for the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Field, honoring each Laureate, is an illuminated garden of LCD...

Design in Europe’s innovation policy

As part of the EU Commission’s European Year of Creativity and Innovation, BEDA (Bureau of European Design Associations) has elected to celebrate Oct. 1 as European Design Day. The main reason behind this is...

Sverre Fehn: The Pattern of Thoughts Book

Enjoy a talk and lecture by Per Olaf Fjeld at Scandinavia House in New York City on September 21. As recipient of the 1997 Pritzker Architecture Prize – the profession’s highest honor – architect...

Harvard Business Case: Moods of Norway

Moods of Norway has, in addition to expanding the business to the United States, also come to the attention of the Harvard Business School. The innovative brand, with its unique business-strategy has huge success...

Design competition: ‘A tribute to women’

Pierre Robert and the Norwegian fashion magazine KK have launched a big design competition. They want to promote Norwegian design and simultaneously support the Norwegian Cancer Society and the Norwegian Breast Cancer Society’s Pink...