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Norway announces plans for a sustainable, smart city near the country’s major airport
The ‘energy positive’ Oslo Airport City will be the first of its kind.
Arch for Arch celebrates Archbishop Tutu and the freedom of South Africa
It will be launched on 7 October, 2017 to coincide with The Arch's 86th birthday.
Kaja Solgaard Dahl
Kaja Solgaard Dahl is a product and furniture designer working with a wide range of products and materials that are all inspired by our senses and nature.
Kjetil Thorsen is a founding partner of the Norwegian architecture and landscape design firm Snøhetta and leads their Oslo-based office.
Sleeping with Snøhetta under the Scandinavian sky
Snøhetta explores the evolving relationship between handicraft and digital technology. Architect and co-founder Kjetil Thorsen will speak at Design Indaba 2017.
Young Norwegian illustrator explores the darkness inside
Illustrator and artist Kjersti Johanne Barli tells stories of Norwegian folk philosophies in her illustrations.
Svein Gunnar Kjøde designs with a humanitarian conscience
As lead designer at Design without Borders, Svein Gunnar Kjøde’s job revolves around creating human-centred design with meaningful social impact.
Designing tools for financial literacy in Uganda
As Africa’s poorest go from aid to trade, Design without Borders are helping a group of Ugandans to become truly self-reliant with a financial literacy kit.
#DITakeover on Instagram: How Far From Home
Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger took us with them on their creative sabbatical in a series of wanderlust-inspired photos.
The first exhibition by Design without Borders looks into the effectiveness of using design and creativity to address issues in developing countries.
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