New Merchandise Web Shop and More

EN: As some may have noticed, the site has gone through some cosmetic and structural changes this spring. I also have just added a web shop on the site, where you can view a selection of the items available in...

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Gullbamsen 2016

EN: Last Wednesday I sat on the jury of the student award show, Gullbamsen 2016, at the Media & Communications course at Bjørnholt high school. That was a new and interesting experience for me, which I very much enjoyed. NO: Forrige...

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Renovating the web site

The portfolio web site is currently being renovated, and it will take some time before everything is working properly as it should. Meanwhile you can visit my portfolio over at www.basta.no.

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Bugs topping the Children’s Book Bestseller List

Barnas bok om småkryp, written and illustrated by my dear grandmother Vesla Vetlesen, and designed by yours truly, is currently topping the bestseller list at bok365.no for Norwegian children's books. Not bad for a book that was released last...

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‪#‎JeSuisCharlie‬

Shocked and horrified by the news from France today. My thoughts are with the victims and their families, friends and colleagues. No words can describe this tragedy. But many great cartoonists are standing up against this attack on free...

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Off to OFFF

On the plane just now heading for Barcelona and three exciting days of seminars at OFFF. Lots of exciting speakers in one of my favourite cities.

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Illustrations for The Research Council of Norway

Recently made a series of illustrations for The Research Council of Norway (Norges forskningsråd) picturing different scientific projects. They were used in the press coverage of the announcement of the winners of a competition that is part of the...

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Google Celebrating Saul Bass

Loving the "doodle" on Google today, inspired by Saul Bass, celebrating what would have been his 93rd birthday. Wouldn't have noticed if I wasn't following Onionmag, thanks guys! Great to see that their website is up again, with a...

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Happy World Book Day!

Today is the World Book Day, so this post goes out to all book lovers. I hope you've all had a wonderful day! What is World Book Day? World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books...

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David Pearson Talk and WordCamp

Really enjoyed David Pearson's talk (@typeasimage) at Grafill today. Inspiring book cover design with excellent typography. Also WordCamp this weekend was a very useful experience. Thanks to the guys at Metronet for being so generous hosts, and to Even Alander...

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