Category Archives: Interviews

Interview with Alexander Egger

This time Alexander Egger is our guest, and he was so friendly to answer to few our questions: **NDB: Hi Alexander, many readers of NDB have seen your works, and these creations are very popular among many lovers of Scandinavian design and architecture, can you describe the creative process, how these beautiful ideas were developed?** **AE:** I prefer generally an conceptual approach which is interdisciplinary and located on the borders of established categorisations. Taking the risk to lose oneself in irrelevance, stumbling when walking on…

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Interview with  Harald Hynell

[Harald Hynell](http://www.hynell.com/HaraldHynell/c_a_s_e_s.html) is talented designer from Sweden. He is well known in Scandinavia and over the world for his innovative yet useful objects, the infamous Lap Tray is my personal favourite. We continue our habit to publish interviews with designers from Nordic Countries and here the result of our conversation with Harald: **NDB:** Hi, many readers of NDB have seen your works, and these creations are very popular among many lovers of Scandinavian design and architecture, can you describe the creative process, how these beautiful…

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Interview with FakePilot

Flash Designer Mattias Lindberg aka Fakepilot is considered as one of the best flash programmers in Nordic Countries.He states on his site: “Don’t rip off my work like Levi’s, Nokia and Usher did, hire me directly instead”. Okay, we must to admire that his works are very influential. Now we have a chance to talk with Matias, and here is our conversation: **NDB**: Hi Mattias, many readers of **NDB** have seen your works, and these creations are very popular among many lovers of Nordic design…

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Interview with Todd Saunders

Some time ago I wrote about [Aurland Look Out](http://www.nordicdesignblog.com/archives/575) that become a big architecture sight in Norway. Designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen, Aurland Look Out offers a spectacular view of one of the largest fjords on Norway’s west coast. In one of previous articles on NDB I have published an [interview](http://www.nordicdesignblog.com/archives/938) with Tommie Wilhelmsen that has evoked big feedback and interest among NDB readers. After this interview I felt that we must to publish an interview with [Todd Saunders](http://www.saunders.no/), but due the my…

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Interview with Karl-Oskar Karlsson

This time [Karl-Oskar Karlsson](http://www.karloskar.net/) is our guest, and he was so friendly to answer to few our questions: **NDB**: Hi Karl, we love your designs, and The Duo from Combine project is my personal favorite. I think so our readers will find intersting to learn about your creative process, how these beautiful ideas were developed? **KK**: It all started as a project at School of Design in Kalmar/Nybro when I was studying glass design. My project was selected by Orrefors to be made by them.…

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Interview with Klaus Haapaniemi

[Klaus Haapaniemi](http://www.klaush.com/) is famous Finnish artist and designer, he worked for Diesel, Levis, Marimekko, Dolce & Gabbana, Cacharel, published a book Giants with Rosa Liksom, and recently created his series [Taika](http://www.iittala.com/web/iittalacom.nsf/pages/B5005257D9D4057AC22572290033AAAA?opendocument&lang=en) for Iittala. The list of Klaus’s works, exhibitions and projects is very impressive, and he is one of most ilfluential International designers. Klaus have an exhibition opening on this Thursday in Oslo in [Grafill galleri](http://www.grafill.no/templates/MenuLevel2Article____208.aspx), so our Norwegian readers are most welcome to join him there! This time Klaus Haapaniemi is our guest, and…

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Interview with Tommie Wilhelmsen

Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. We have written about breathtaking architecture of Aurland Look Out in Norway in our blog, it was created by two Norwegian architects, Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen. Tommie Wilhelmsen is talented and famous architect, he was born in 1973 in Stavanger. He graduated from the Bergen School of Architecture in 2000. In 2001 he set up his professional studio in Stavanger, on the west coast of Norway. His work focuses mainly on the residential…

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Interview with Uzi Varon

Image: S.L Abrahmov This time our guest is famous photographer Uzi Varon. His clients are well known such Arnold’s Coffee Shop, Maku Magazine, designer Marja Suna and many advertising agencies. People love his fine sense of style and balance in his photographs. Beside of commercial works he takes very impressive conceptual pictures. I wrote recently short [article](http://www.nordicdesignblog.com/wordpress/archives/374) about his exhibition â€?Double Exposureâ€? that has place in Caisa International Cultural Centre in Helsinki, where only his creative images are shown. Uzi was so friendly to answer…

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Interview with Lynn Kingelin, designer from IKUINEN DESIGN

Today we are posting another gem in our collection: interview of Lynn Kingelin, talented designer from London. We wrote about her studio ‘IKUINEN DESIGN‘ few days before, and she also was so friendly to answer to our questions. NDB: Hi Lynn, First off how did IKUINEN DESIGN name come about? Everyone asks me about my studio’s name. Initially it was an over the top attempt at an ethos, but I keep the Ikuinen name as reminds me of perpetual, humorous paradox of design. Most designs…

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Hörður Lárusson: Interview

We have started new section “Interviews”, and a first article is about Hörður Lárusson, Graphic designer from Reykjavik. NDB: Hi Hörður, First off all does your name have some particular meaning in Icelandic language? Hi to you too. My name means nothing at all in Icelandic. In Norwegian on the other hand it has a meaning, that is “a man from Hordaland” (which is a place in Norway). Actually the street I live in here in Reykjavik is called Hordaland, so I guess I truly…

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