Feeling Blue — Refreshing our Oslo Office

Last year we started the big project of overhauling our headquarters in Oslo. With an extra floor downstairs we had the opportunity to rethink how we use the space. Design studio Kvistad came up with a futuristic concept named “Scandinavian Spaceship”.

You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work.
–Jay Chiat
Honestly, what I think set everything off is when I cut my hair off when I was 16 and dyed it blue. After that, I just felt so free and wanted to experiment with my look.
— Kylie Jenner
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.
– Alice Walker
We have a very open culture at the company, where we foster a lot of interaction between not just me and people but between everyone else. It’s an open floor plan. People have these desks where no one really has an office. I mean, I have a room where I meet with people. But it has all glass, so everyone can see into it and see what’s going on.
— Mark Zuckerberg

Thanks to Kvistad for leading the refurbishing project and doing all of the interior design. Next up are the new offices in Bonn and Amsterdam!

All photos: Lasse Fløde
Styling: Tea Wolff