Category: Visual arts

Winners of banknote competition

Posted on October 8th, by Dorthe Smeby in Visual arts.
Motifs for the new banknotes series by Norges Bank was announced yesterday - congratulations to The Metric System and Snøhetta Design.

Digital issue: Studios

Posted on June 17th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design, graphic design, Interior, media, People, Products, Visual arts.
In NYTT ROMs digital issue #15 we have visited the studios of architects, graphic designers and other creatives.


Posted on June 5th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design, Interior, media, People, Photography, Products, Travel, Visual arts.
NYTT ROM #40 er i salg nå, med en sjeldent stor funkis, en leilighet med mest kunst og hjemmet til en arkitekt og designer i København.

Look down

Posted on April 30th, by Dorthe Smeby in Photography, Visual arts.
The human eye has a tendency to only look straight ahead - look down and discover whats underneath your feet.

Surfaces and patterns

Posted on March 31st, by Dorthe Smeby in Visual arts.
Surfaces with colors and motifs. Sometimes symmetrical, sometimes organic and unpredictable, sometimes carefully planned, and sometimes totally by coincidence.

Decorated walls

Posted on March 14th, by Dorthe Smeby in graphic design, Visual arts.
A simple white wall, minimalism and amour vacui is nice, but a decoration or a message can also work, and even last.

Elliot Erwitt

Posted on February 21st, by Dorthe Smeby in People, Photography, Visual arts.
The legendary portrait photographer Elliot Erwitt at Fotografiska in Stockholm.

Markus Brendmoe and Kim Kardashian

Posted on February 6th, by Dorthe Smeby in People, Visual arts.
Artist Markus Brendmoe used to make Munch inspired portraits. After seeing a picture of American reality star Kim Kardashian, he is now in a women admiring phase.

Strange moments in design

Posted on January 29th, by Dorthe Smeby in Visual arts.
Good design can be many things - sometimes tastefull and pretty, other times kitch and surprising.