We are currently working on a small visual profile for Matmisjonen.no, a food blog run by Hanne Stensvold. Matmisjonen is Norwegian for the food mission. We wanted to focus on food as delicious and nutritious, not “lo-carb”, “lo-fat” or “raw”. This lead us to the aesthetics of scandinavian illustrations from the fifties and sixties; appetising and [...]
We are happy to have Bjørn back from NYC, where he has been spending the last week as a reporting illustrator. These are some rough sketches from the Finnair flight.
Sheep Thrills, Or Why Herding Too Many Ideas Will Eventually Kill Your Sheep Dog
This is the story of how an idea went from Jane Austen to Little Bo-Peep and back again, and how almost everything got lost in the process. The theme for the gardening column in D2 was titled “Hyrdelandskap” or “Shepherd’s landscape”. I though it’d be quite nice to use the title quite literally, and did some [...]
Illuminating the Invisible
We were appointed by D2 magazine to do the illustrations for a cover story on perfume. On our first meeting I presented these sketches – pastels on coloured paper. Although well received, there were expressed concerns about the “crudeness” of the sketches – admittedly, there was a certain “art-schoolish” flair to them (which I thought [...]
The classic bob and the glasses, and suddenly you have Anna Wintour.
Unpublished campaign for a high end department store.
Pie is baking a new Christmas alphabet for Brød og Korn.