Design for Coastal Development

A project on how design can open up new possibilities for societal innovation in Norway’s coastal north.

Within this, Ida and I developed Flexwork, a collection of explorative digital service touchpoints that expand our conceptions of “flexible work.”

Nominated for the AHO Works prize for Strategic Use of Design (classwide)
Nominated for the AHO Works prize for Complexity and Holistic Approach (Flexwork)
With: Ida Sofie Mahle
And: AHO Strategic Design for Society class, Fall 2023
And: Joakim Formo, Einar Sneve Martinussen
For: Sør-Varanger Utvikling, Kystutviklingssenter
Photographs: Joakim Formo, Kari Anne Olafsdottir, Einar Sneve Martinussen, Marieliz Morales Vega
Strategic Design
Service Design
A weeklong field trip to Sør-Varanger for research, interviews, and site visits to learn about the present context.

Ideation and concept development for what could be.

Public engagement and sharing works-in-progress to gather feedback and build excitement.

Flexwork, a collection of ideas that reframe “remote work” as a vehicle for social sustainability and mission-oriented innovation.