Tagged: Fashion and Design

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...

Queen of design

The life and work of Norwegian designer Grete Prytz Kittelsen in a new book Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly The Scandinavian Design movement of the mid-20th century was born of the idea that...

A touch of Norway in America

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

Helping people through design

Up-and-coming designer Nicholas Fjellberg Swerdlowe uses design to solve everyday problems Jess Larsen Norwegian American Weekly Intern Scandinavian design – well known for its functionality and minimalism — hit the international design scene in...

Architect of natural light

Award-winning architect Nils Finne reflects on his approach and influences of Nordic design Line Grundstad Hanke Line Grundstad Hanke Interior Design Through my work as an interior designer, I have had the pleasure to...

Wearing your values

Oleana’s co-founder Signe Aarhus talks about entrepreneurship in Tacoma, Wash. By Kelsey Larson Special to the Norwegian American Weekly “Everybody was saying, look at this funny thing Oleana has done. Everybody was laughing.” On...

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...

Lecture to profile seamstress to the stars

The life of a Norwegian seamstress to the stars will be the topic of a lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at California Lutheran University. Ingrid Isaksen will present “From North Lights to...

Norway’s got style

Innovative designers prove Norwegian products can find success in U.S. market By John Erik Stacy 16 Oct 2009. Natural beauty If you are a guy that has been to Norway, odds are you have...