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1 w ago
Off-Grid Mountain Cabins
The Tubakuba Mountain Hub Helps Young Families Take In Nature
The Tubakuba Mountain Hub is an off-grid shelter that doesn’t merely have an insanely cool name—which translates to ‘Tuba Cube’ Mountain Hub by the way—but is also...
5 w ago
Simple Candle Holders
Lump by Kim Thome Takes on Two Basic Geometric Shapes
Lump is a collection of simple candle holders that nevertheless have a ton of personality. They might be small and minimal, but they are chock full of charm and style. Made out of shiny solid brass,...
6 w ago
Eye-Opening Reality Shows
'Sweatshop Deadly Fashion' Puts Fashion Bloggers to Work in Sweatshops
Sweatshops in third world countries have been in the spotlight on and off for years, yet the Sweatshop Deadly Fashion reality TV show may bring it back to the forefront in a big way. It revolves...
6 w ago
Wind-Powered Freight Ships
The Vindskip's Hull Harnesses the Power of the Wind
Vindskip is a hybrid merchant ship, designs for which were unveiled by Norway’s Lade AS, that has a specially designed hull that helps it to harness the power of the wind. This enables it to...
9 w ago
Structural Outerwear Editorials
The Elle Norway Hordur Ingason Photoshoot is Set Outdoors
The Elle Norway January 2015 editorial produced by photographer Hordur Ingason displays an eclectic range of structured outerwear. Model Fia Ljungstrom is central to the series which features icy...
12 w ago
Chicken Breast-Pulling Robots
The Griggot Robotic Butcher Specializes in Chicken Breast Removal
The Gribbot is a robotic butcher, developed by Norwegian butchers, that separates chicken breasts form their bones. Pulling chicken breasts off bones is a messy process that often results in wastage...
14 w ago
Grassy Indoor Installations
Per Kristian Nygård's Grass Sculpture Challenges Spatial Limitations
Artist Per Kristian Nygård debuted his grass sculpture, titled ‘Not Red But Green,’ at Oslo’s No Place Gallery. Nygard grew a grassy landscape using seeds that had been planted...
14 w ago
Seasonal Travel Apps
In Beta, This App Offers Travel Recommendations Based on the Time of Year
If you are looking not just for travel recommendations, but for suggestions that also take the time of year into account, this app is the one for you. The What’s It Like app is currently in...
2 w ago
Remote All-Year Cabins
The V-Lodge by Reiulf Ramstad Architecture is Suitable for a Big Family
The V-Lodge by Reiulf Ramstad Architecture is a year round mountain lodge tucked away in Buskerud, Norway. A large all-year cabin, the lodge is located in a region that features cross-country skiing...
8 w ago
Tilted Carbon-Neutral Architecture
This Zero Energy House is the Product of Snøhetta and ZEB
Even though the slanted roof of this zero energy house might look unusual, the design offers a new way to think about carbon-neutral homes. Designed by architectural firm Snøhetta, the ZEB Pilot...
15 w ago
Winter Surf Photography
Chris Burkard Epically Captures an Extreme Cold Sport
There are some sports that are strongly associated with a specific season, yet this series of winter surf photography challenges that view. At least when it comes to the sport of surfing. It depicts...
15 w ago
Contemporary Norwegian Passports
Norway Introduces a Gorgeous Redesign of Their Travel Documents
Residents of Norway will definitely be feeling the bite of the travel bug after laying eyes on their new Norwegian passport. Utterly gorgeous, the design is clean, contemporary and even colorful....
21 w ago
Child Marriage Movements (UPDATE)
Plan Norway Reveals 12-Year-Old Thea is Part of a Viral Campaign
Thea is name of a 12-year-old girl who has taken over the Internet for her child marriage, which is set to take place on October 11, 2014, which happens to be UN’s International Day of the Girl...
21 w ago
Marriage-Stopping Social Campaigns
Plan Norway is Raising Awareness of a 12 Year Old Child Bride
News of a Norwegian child bride is causing a social media hailstorm as people protest Norway’s first marriage of this kind. 12 year old bride Thea started a wedding blog last month where she...
24 w ago
Understated Hillside Abodes
Norway's Vega Cottage is a Modern Translation of a Classic Cabin
The Vega Cottage is a mountainside abode that is located in the heart of beautiful Norway. Designed by Kolman Boye Architects, the home sits just off the coast of the Norwegian sea and boasts...
25 w ago
Draped Pocket Chairs
The Saddle Chair Features an Understated Compartments
Design collective Angell, Wyller & Aarseth created the ‘Saddle Chair,’ a wooden chair that features cushioned pockets draped over each arm rest. The slender flaps are perfect for...
25 w ago
Time Capsule Libraries
Katie Paterson's Future Library Will be Accessed in 2114
The Future Library is a project made for a sci-fi movie. It can be likened to a time capsule that will be opened in a 100 years from now. Yet every year leading up to 2114 will see an original piece...
25 w ago
Oak Multi-Functional Daybeds
The Pulse Daybed Has Several Capacities
Noidoi, a design studio hailing from Norway, has designed a multi-functional daybed titled ‘Pulse.’ Made from solid oak, ‘Pulse’ is the epitome of contemporary living; it...
2 d ago
Futuristic Campus Makeovers
This New Bergen University College Building is Collaboration Focused
Located on a former railway depot in Bergen, Norway, the reinvigorated Bergen University College campus will be home to the school’s engineering, health and teaching programs. A joint...
4 w ago
Extreme Polar Excursions
These Arctic Tours Will Test Your Ability to Endure
The arctic tours offered by GA Adventures are not for the faint of heart. Described as “perpetual winter, endless wonder,” the arctic is a location that requires unwavering commitment...
11 w ago
Living Livestream Media
Thomas Hellum's Television Keynote Explores the Concept of Slow TV
Media producer Thomas Hellum’s television keynote explores the new wave of Slow TV—the concept of watching something unfold in realtime on your television set. Despite how boring it may...
16 w ago
Celebrating Social Welfare
Iceland's President Ólafur Grímsson Gives a Compelling Free Market Talk
Iceland’s charming President Ólafur Grímsson’s free market talk explains how northern European countries such as Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Finland and Norway are successfully thriving...
20 w ago
Pixelated Banknote Makovers
The Norway Krone's Modern Redesign is Set to Roll Out in 2017
When people gaze at the redesigned Norway krone banknotes, first all they will see are abstract blocks of color. Yet upon closer inspection, the abstract forms become pixelated images of landscapes...
26 w ago
Phone-Charging Car Ads
VW's Mobile Car Ad Cleverly Promotes the Electric e-Golf with an App
To get people charged up about the launch of the Volkswagen e-Golf model in Norway, Volkswagen set up a unique mobile car ad. With the e-Golf app, Norwegians could charge up their phones and at the...