2017 DOGA Award Jury
Sverre is currently the Director of Sector Policy at Spekter, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s in Marketing, has management experience that includes the Flytoget Airport Express, Choice Hotels, Peppes Pizza and has worked as a consultant in his own company. He has great interest in the design disciplines and has actively used this passion in the companies in which he has worked. Flytoget has won several awards for customer satisfaction and branding, as well as design-related awards in several design disciplines.
Jan Erik holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Edinburgh College of Art and a Master’s from the Aarhus School of Architecture. He worked as a freelance architect in France before relocating to Norway. He currently holds the position of Board Chairman at Arkitektgruppen Cubus and has gained broad experience with various types of building, landscape and urban development projects. His work has given him a good understanding of and focus on how to ensure good and integral solutions that result in consistently high-quality architecture.
Hege has worked with graphic design and illustration for the past 12 years and holds a degree from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. She has a broad focus within the field of graphics, including packaging for paint, sports, textile and furniture products. She also received an award for Packaging Design at Visuelt. Nowadays, Hege works as an entrepreneur, partner and creative manager at Clou.
Mathias is a dedicated designer with extensive experience with identity branding for major names and packaging design. His career in the design industry spans many years and includes such positions as Creative Manager and Designer at the Scandinavian Design Group. He currently works as Head Designer at DNB, with key responsibility for DNB’s Corporate Identity.
Maria earned her degree in Graphic Design at the Academy of Art and Design St. Joost in Den Bosch, Netherlands, in 1996. She began the Commando Group design firm in 2002, where she was partner and creative manager until January 2017.
Håkon works to anthropomorphise technology and create meaningful products and experiences at Cisco. He has 13 years of experience in strategy, innovation, product and service development at the likes of Making Waves, Acano and Cisco.
Øyvind works as a designer at Uniform. He is passionate about a good user experience and his expertise ranges from strategy and concept development to interaction design, service design and programming. With 17 years of experience in digital design, Øyvind has worked on everything from the professional user interface for shipping and industry to public-oriented services in the public sector, business community and travel industry.
Rainer is a landscape architect recognised by the Association Norwegian Landscape Architects (NLA) and studied in both Ås and Versailles. He has planned and constructed various street and park projects of exceptional quality. At Snøhetta, he was responsible for the renovation of Karl Johans Gate as a member of the project management team, as part of the Capital Project for the 100th anniversary celebration in 2004. At Dronninga Landskap, Rainer worked on the renovation of Carl Berners Square, Oslo’s newest main street, Dronning Eufemias Gate, and Wessels Square, all located in Oslo. He is an Associate Professor at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) and has held a series of lectures and speeches on this theme, both in Norway and internationally. He is also affiliated with the Ècole Nationale Supèrieure du Paysage in Versailles.
Atle holds a Master’s degree from the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design in Bergen, after which he established the Tveit&Tornøe design firm. He has won various awards and develops furniture through Atle Tveit Design for public and private use for such Scandinavian manufacturers as Variér, Fora form and Vestre.
Bjørnhild holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Design from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Her area of specialisation is the development of technical shoes and boots, where she has been part of all processes involved, from idea conceptualisation to the final product. She currently works as a product developer at Bergans of Norway, a leading player in the development of functional outdoor equipment.
Jan is a Senior Designer and Partner at Brandl Design and has spent the last 15 years working with retail design processes and development. He graduated from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design in 1992 with a degree in Civil Architecture and is particularly interested in integral design and the effects of multidisciplinary teams with clear frameworks and a complex client situation. As a partner of Grid Design, he has contributed to concept development and branding on numerous levels as a premise-setter and creative manager, as well as group member.
Christian is a partner and designer at Metric, where he has worked since the very beginning in 2014. His focus is on visual identity, branding and packaging design. He also boasts more than 15 years of experience working at agencies in Oslo and London. He earned his degrees at the Skolen for Grafisk Design, currently part of Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology, and Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design. His work has received awards both in Norway and internationally and he has published articles in various international books and magazines. Christian also has several years of experience on various design juries.
Guro earned her PhD in Human Geography from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. She currently works as a Study Coordinator in the Planning Department of the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation.
Benedicte studied Interior Architecture in London at the Chelsea College of Art & Design and currently works as head of the interior division at Lund+Slaatto Architects. She has experience from a range of business and private sector projects in both Spain and Norway.
Sissel works at the Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi), where she is responsible for innovation projects in the public sector, both on the national and municipal levels. Her areas of responsibility are closely affiliated with management, innovative procurement and digitisation. One of her primary focal areas is the agency’s ‘Stimulation Programme for Innovation and Service Design’, in which Difi collaborates with DOGA to encourage government organisations to use innovative methods and tools in their restructuring efforts.
Peter Løchstøer holds a degree in Fashion Design from the Middlesex University in England and has designed and exhibited his own collections in Norway since 2002. He currently works as an Associate Professor and educator for clothing and costume design in the Design Department at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts.
Henrik is a senior designer at Snøhetta Design. Before working at Snøhetta, he ran his own design studio, Form Etc., which was dedicated to book design and small-scale identity projects. He also has experience as creative manager at the design agencies Rayon and Virtual Garden Design. Henrik works with design in projects of varying size and scopes and with a range of technologies that include everything from online solutions and animation to identity programmes and book design. He has designed a wide range of books, particularly in the art field, that are published by publishing firms in Norway and internationally.
Tone holds a degree in Industrial Textile Design from the Scottich College of Textile in Galashields and currently works at the furniture upholstery manufacturer Innvik AS. She has extensive experience with collaboration between textile manufacturers and clients. For 30 years, she has studied fibres, yarns and weaving techniques, both spindle and jacquard. Innvik AS works together closely with the Danish company Kvadrat, where Tone has helped create textiles for concert halls and cruise ships in collaboration with architects and designers in both Europe and the U.S.
Dagur is Managing Director of Rintala Eggertsson Architects and a guest professor at Cornell University in New York. Throughout his career as an architect and educator, he has carried out several award-winning projects, most often in collaboration with students and commissioning parties. The work of Rintala Eggertsson Architects has been exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, MAXXI Museum, Louisiana and Venice Biennale and has been published in architectural magazines around the world.
Morten earned his BA in Architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London and Oslo National Academy of the Arts, where he earned his college degree in Furniture Design and Interior Architecture. Morten is a member of the National Association of Norwegian Architects (MNIL) and has extensive experience from various design and architecture firms in Oslo, as well as his own design studio. Kaels Studio AS was established in 2008 and currently has a staff of five interior architects and furniture designers, who work on a variety of projects related to culture, health care and business.
Hans Kristian develops sophisticated mechanical projects and has 13 years of experience with electronics, renewable energy and automated production. These products focus on function, structure and strength in combination with ergonomics, aesthetics and new technology. He worked as an external examiner in Mechatronics at NTNU for several years, where he also earned his degree at the Institute for Product Design.
Cathrine is the Director for Design, UX and Content at Making Waves. She holds a degree in Design and previously worked with design, strategy and innovation at Philips Electronics and Sony Mobile.
Marius has 19 years of experience as a product designer and business developer at K8 Industridesign. With K8 as his base, he has helped established several companies in different niches: Bright Products (Energi), ConceptoMed (Medtech), Bbhugme (Helse) and, most recently, RabMed (MedTech). Marius is passionate about using design knowledge to make life easier for large groups of people.
Bjørn Viggo earned his degree at the Norwegian National Academy of Crafts and Art Industry in Oslo and has been a partner and designer at Tank Design in Tromsø since 1999. He boasts many years of experience in the development of visual identities and packaging design and several of his projects have won major design awards, both nationally and internationally.
Åshild works as a Senior Service Designer at EGGS design and has many years of experience in service development in France, Scotland and Norway. She heads and carries out service design projects in both the public and private sectors for such clients as DNB, OUS, Oslo Airport, the Municipality of Bærum, NAV and Tine. She is an award-winning designer with success stories in both DNB-Bolgreisen (housing) and NAV-Sykefraværsoppfølging (absenteeism due to illness follow-up). She loves to work on complex challenges in a co-creation process, with a focus on future-proof, simple and attractive solutions for users.
Bård is a civil architect with work experience from Vienna, Zurich and Oslo. For ten years, he taught at AHO and, since 2009, has worked at Asplan Viak AS as Office Manager/Manager of the Architect Group in the Oslo Division. He has also worked periodically as an external evaluator at NTNU Trondheim and KTH Stockholm and holds lectures in various contexts.
Kaja is a service designer specialising in user-driven innovation processes and the development of public services. She helped establish Designit Oslo in 2007 and worked for three years at AHO establishing a strategic initiative in Design for Public Services (DOT). Among its accomplishments, DOT has worked to develop a guidebook for service innovation for municipalities (Samveis) and effect measurement method for welfare technology. Kaja is responsible for the field of service design at Designit Oslo and her work includes improving the user experience at such organisations as the Research Council of Norway, the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training and Statsbygg.
Runa earned her Master’s degree in Design at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts and is one of the designers at Prindsen Studio in the heart of Oslo. Her furniture and objects are produced by such well-established manufacturers as Fora Form, NewWorks and Nola and have been exhibited at several international exhibitions and trade fairs. Her work is characterised by openness to collaboration with experts in various disciplines and many of her projects have a strong social profile.
Ole Kristian is Head of Packaging at Mills DA and is educated as a machine engineer and product designer. He worked at Aker Kværner Engineering & Technology and as an independent product designer before starting at Mills DA as a packaging developer in 2007.
Jeanette is an interior architect and member of the National Association of Norwegian Architects with expertise in office and commercial design, boasting 16 years of experience in both the public and private sector at Rambøl, Kristiansen & Bernhardt Arkitektur Interiør Plan AS, AS Scenario Interiørarkitekter and Evenden Architecture & Design. She currently develops retail concepts at Expedit in Sandefjord.
Dagne Vaa is an industrial designer from HiOA and Arkitekskolen in Aarhus. She has worked with Interaction Design and Service Design in Making Waves for the past ten years and is now a specialist in service design here. Is committed to making service design easy to understand and practical to use as a tool for sustainable change.
Jan Kristian works interdisciplinary with design, with a focus on service design in combination with interaction and product design. He works to create a more user-oriented and innovation-driven focus in both the public and private sectors. Jan Kristian is an industrial designer from HiOA, HDK in Gothenburg and Aarhus School of Architecture, with a master from AHO. He has experience from various companies and design agencies and is now running the company, Draum Design.
Merete is a landscape architect, and leads TAG Architects Landscape. She has worked in both the municipal and private sectors, and now focuses mainly on planning, residential areas and park and housing projects. Merete is passionate about creating active cities and towns that facilitate activity and social gathering, where green surroundings and human scales are important factors. – We have an important role in creating "respite" in people's hectic everyday lives, she says.
Robert is the owner and CEO of Robert Tandberg AS. He has 32 years of sales experience in furniture in the upper layer of the private and project market. Sales, product development and production experience with own product brand, which in turn has received the DOGA Award for Design. Robert has also been lecturer at KhiO and KhiB.