Category: Visual arts

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.

In the office: Heydays

Posted on January 22nd, by Dorthe Smeby in graphic design, Interior, media, People, Visual arts.
Last week we visited Heydays, a Norwegian design studio based in Oslo creating visual identities and digital solutions for various clients.

Jørgen Platou Willumsen at Galleri A

Posted on January 18th, by Dorthe Smeby in Visual arts.
Artist and designer Jørgen Platou Willumsen presents Mellom Rom, an exhibition at Gallery A in Oslo with pictures from his hometown.

Guest: Kyrre Wangen

Posted on January 16th, by Dorthe Smeby in Photography, Visual arts.
Photographer Kyrre Wangen travels between London, Norway and Brazil, shooting editorials, landscapes, portraits and documenting everyday life.

Digital issue #13

Posted on January 7th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Design, Interior, media, Products, Visual arts.
NYTT ROMs digital issue #13 presents highlights within architecture, design and interior from 2013.

The art of Jan Klein

Posted on December 15th, by Dorthe Smeby in Architecture, Interior, People, Travel, Visual arts.
Painter Jan Klein has a studio and gallery at Stay Hotel in Copenhagen, and makes art of old records, pictures of Bob Dylan and plastic dolls.


Posted on December 15th, by Dorthe Smeby in Design, graphic design, Interior, Visual arts.
Playtype Concept Store is owned by brand and design agency e-Types, and sells nice posters, tote bags, clothing and magazines.

Book: Finn Juhl and Onecollection

Posted on December 1st, by Dorthe Smeby in Design, media, Photography, Products, Visual arts.
'Finn Juhl and Onecollection' written by Mike Rømer is about Finn Juhls work as a designer and his impact on the Danish furniture industry.


Posted on November 24th, by Dorthe Smeby in graphic design, Photography, Products, Visual arts.
Nice fonts seen in the street, in stores and found by chance, can be surprisingly interesting and inspiring.