100% Wool – Norwegian Cool

It took two Norwegians to learn New Yorkers to dress in wool. In 2007 Cathrine Wessel and Stian Tolnæs moved to New York to...

One of the World’s Best Design Schools

Red Dot Design Award is considered one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions. Oslo School of Architecture (AHO) is proud to have been...

Roald Dahl – First Norwegian Air Shuttle’s British Tail Hero

The author Roald Dahl becomes Norwegian Air Shuttle’s first British distinctive person to be featured on a Norwegian Air Shuttles’ vertical plane tail marking...

Oscarhall Summer Palace in Oslo

The beautiful Oscarhall summer palace at Bygdøy, Oslo, was built during the period 1847-1852, commissioned by King Oscar I. From Oscarshall there’s a view...

Modern Art – Or Just a Beach Day?

The Modern Art Center at Hovikodden in Oslo was founded in 1968 by World and Olympic champion figure skater Sonja Henie (1912-1969) and her...

Eco-friendly Norwegian Snow Machines

Climate change is ravaging the $12 billion ski industry. Ski resorts all over the world are increasingly turning to expensive snow-making machines as the...
Cool Scandinavian Looks

Cool Scandinavian Looks

Scandinavian design is elegant, light, sparse, shows respect for natural materials, and is made with superb craftsmanship. Say “Scandinavian design” and most people visualize furniture,...

The Silver Treasure in Bergen, Norway

Visitors can again admire the spectacular permanent exhibition ‘Silver Treasure’ after the re-opening of the KODE 1 building in Bergen in May, The exhibition...
Art and culture in Norway

Art and Culture in Norway

After being a world power during the Viking Age, Norway went through various unions with and occupations by Denmark and Sweden until independence in...

Daily Scandinavian – New Website Design

We are thrilled to finally launch our new website design! Why a new look and feel to our site? To put it bluntly, the...

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