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 [...]
All You Need is Snow
These characters were created for a pitch to make mascots for the World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo. We mixed elements from the norwegian heritage with the childish joy of playing in snow, as well as adding a hint of kawaii. We started with the basic shape of the snow ball, and explored how it could [...]
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.
Sketches and final illustrastion for my perfume column in D2 Magazine. The subject of the article was the mighty tuberose, and included reviews of Carnal Flower, Tubereuse Criminelle, Fracas and Nuit de Tubereuse.
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 [...]
Two sketches for the Fretex campaign we did for the advertising agency Kitchen.