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Lara Alegre: Winterland

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Barcelona photographer gets snowy in Norway

Born and raised in the sunny climes of northern Spain, Lara Alegre spent last year in the wintry reaches of Norway, an experience that changed her photography in several ways. "I started a new kind of photography, focused on nature, which I find incredible and surprising. In this new stage I try to show in my pictures the relationship between nature and humans: the immensity and the concrete,......read more

Kings of Convenience, "Me in You"

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Take a sunrise flight over Bergen, Norway

Bergen seems like a fascinating place. The picturesque little city on Norway's west coast was an infamous epicentre of the country's black metal scene, which in its 90s heyday stole headlines for spawning a string of church burnings — not to mention a murder or two. At the opposite end of the spectrum stand Kings of Convenience, the whispery Bergen folk-pop duo who sound like Simon and......read more

Casiokids, "Det Haster!"

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Beautifully deranged new video for Norway's electro pop darlings

Oslo-based director Kristoffer Borgli takes us on an oddball journey in the video for "Det Haster!" ("It's Urgent!"), the latest single from fellow Norwegians Casiokids. The bizarre clip follows members of a mysterious youth cult as they engage intimate moments with toy animals (including Alf), fire raising and self-mutilation. It's decidedly weird and dark, but coupled with the......read more

Hedda Selder's Scandanavian Vacation

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Beautiful images of a journey through Norway and Iceland

Ugh, it's been way too long since we hit the road and visited some new places. Whenever we feel that way, it's good to look at some travel photography to partially satiate the feeling. These gorgeous film pictures, from young Swedish photographer Hedda Selder, document her summer sojourn through Norway and Iceland. Love the grainy feel of these photos. More here.  For more from......read more

The Green-Roofed Gullesfjord Station

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A new Norwegian truck stop blends seamlessly into its natural surroundings

With the beautifully executed Gullesfjord weight control station, Norwegian architects Jarmund/Vigsnæs prove that green roofs are not just the province of expensive homes and high profile public buildings. Resting at the border of one of Norway's pristine national parks, the truck inspection station is integrated seamlessly into the natural landscape, with an ambitious vegetated roof that......read more

Spirits

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Watch Nicholas Buer's magical time-lapse of the northern skies

Yes, it's another time-lapse video, and yes you have to watch it. This spectacular new clip was shot near Tromvik, in northern Norway, one of the best places on earth to witness the northern lights (aurora borealis). Time-lapse specialist Nicholas Buer happened to be visiting the area during a solar flare, which sent massive reverberations through earth's magnetic field and made the......read more

Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint by Carl-Viggo Holmebakk

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This Norwegian observation deck is seamlessly integrated into the natural surroundings

Between the stunning Stegastein viewpoint, the Trollstigen platform, and this, the Sohlbergplassen viewpoint, the Norwegians are really taking tourist architecture to another level of awesome. The concrete observation deck, designed in 2005 by architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk, bends and curves to integrate seamlessly with the natural surroundings. Located on the edge of Rondane National......read more

Excellent Eco Design by Inger Steinnes

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Young Scandanavian designer combines two of our favorite things: sustainability and simplicity

Here's a big thank you to It's Nice That for acquanting us with Inger Steinnes, our new favorite product designer. The young Norwegian creative makes beautiful functional objects that make use of recycled and/or repurposed materials. Take, for example, her Brew series (last two photos), which aims to show "how something we regard as waste actually can become something valuable." The series is......read more

Emilie Nicolas "Grown Up"

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Old home movie footage adds nostalgic visuals to a haunting track

André Chocron's video for "Grown Up," a haunting track from Norwegian up-and-comer Emilie Nicolas, is a perfect example of the music video magic that can be pulled off with found footage. Made entirely using 8mm footage from Nicolas's childhood holidays, the grainy, light-washed visuals add a nostalgic element to the 25-year-old Norwegian singer's haunting, melancholic voice. A......read more

The Little Nordics

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Terrific tilt-shift video depicts the Norwegian outdoors in miniature

In "The Little Nordics," filmmaker Martijn Doolaard of Damp Design uses the tilt shift miniaturization technique to capture the stunning mountain landscapes and fjords of western Norway: There are numerous time lapse videos of Iceland and Norway showing the beauty of their remote landscapes. But when you're in the mountains, looking down, you see so many things happening. Especially in places......read more

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