SANS COLOUR IS AN INDEPENDENT DESIGN STUDIO
IN OSLO, NORWAY
FOUNDED S/S 2014 BY SWEDISH
GRAPHIC DESIGNER JOAKIM JANSSON

Aker Brygge

Aker Brygge is a waterside district at the heart of Oslo currently under redevelopment. The project included designing the identity, a bespoke typeface, retail promotional materials, signage and wayfinding.

Awarded for design excellence by the norwegian council in 2013.

MADE AT BLEED

Creative Director Dag Laska

Designer MIRIAM SKOVHOLT MORTENSEN

Project manager ANNIKA MØRCH ASTÉ

Aker Brygge — Logotype & the main street Stranden. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge logotype & the main street ‘Stranden’
Aker Brygge — Logotype. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge logotype
Aker Brygge — Business Village logotype. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge Business Village logotype
Aker Brygge — Business cards + holder. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge — Various retail promotional material and stationery. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge — Art direction. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge — Close Up button. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge — Promotional retail book. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge — Stationery, promotional retail book + box, bookmarks, custom made leather lap top cover. Design by Sans Colour.

Aker Brygge Display

Aker Brygge Display is a bespoke typeface made for the Aker Brygge identity. Designed in collaboration with type designer Stefan Ellmer and Dag Laska.

NOMINATED IN TYPOGRAPHY CATEGORY AT VISUELT 2012.

MADE AT BLEED

Creative Director DAG LASKA

Designer MIRIAM SKOVHOLT MORTENSEN

Type Designer STEFAN ELLMER

Aker Brygge Display — Aker Brygge Display is a bespoke typeface designed for Aker Brygge. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge Display — A-Ö. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge Display — Ligatures. Design by Sans Colour.
Ligatures
Aker Brygge Display — Numerals! Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge Display — In use with ligatures. Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge Display — Quote (Mogwai). Design by Sans Colour.
Aker Brygge Display — Quote (Dag Hammarskjöld). Design by Sans Colour.

Norwegian Ambassadør

Packaging and identity for Norwegian Ambassadør, a premium vodka for the Russian market. The design is based on the geometry of the cross within the Norwegian flag. The use of “ø” in the name is a nod to the Norwegian language and thus gives the brand a unique flair.

FINALIST AT EUROPEAN DESIGN AWARD 2013.

MADE AT BLEED

Creative Director Dag Laska

Photography Basilio Silva / Kai Myhre

Norwegian Ambassadør — The Ambassadør. Design by Sans Colour.
The Ambassadør
Norwegian Ambassadør — Label. Design by Sans Colour.
Norwegian Ambassadør — Vodka. Design by Sans Colour.
Norwegian Ambassadør — Peel-off label. Design by Sans Colour.
Norwegian Ambassadør — Back of the peeled off label / invitation. Design by Sans Colour.
Norwegian Ambassadør — Top of the cork. 50% white, 50% black corks. Design by Sans Colour.
Top of the cork
Norwegian Ambassadør — Top of the cork. 50% white, 50% black corks. Design by Sans Colour.
Top of the cork

Andreas Kleiberg

Art direction, identity and website for photographer Andreas Kleiberg. The promotional kit included a tote bag and a 28-page fashion magazine in a newspaper format. Made together with Baptiste Ringot.

The website won a silver at European Design Awards 2013.

Andreas Kleiberg — Logotype for photographer Andreas Kleiberg. Design by Sans Colour.
Logotype for photographer Andreas Kleiberg
Andreas Kleiberg — Mark / Symbol. Design by Sans Colour.
Mark / Symbol
Andreas Kleiberg — Tote bag, promotional fashion magazine and business cards. Design by Sans Colour.
Tote bag, promotional fashion magazine and business cards
Andreas Kleiberg — Art direction and image treatment. Design by Sans Colour.
Art direction and image treatment
Andreas Kleiberg — Art direction and image treatment. Design by Sans Colour.
Art direction and image treatment
Andreas Kleiberg — Business card sheets. Printed on 300 gram Curious Metallic, Ice Gold with perforation and blind debossing. Design by Sans Colour.
Business card sheets. Printed on 300 gram Curious Metallic, Ice Gold with perforation and blind debossing
Andreas Kleiberg — A4 Business card sheet. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Perforation. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Stacked business cards. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Stacked business cards, close up. Perforation + blind debossing. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Business cards. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine (28 pages) with silver sprayed mark on the cover. Design by Sans Colour.
Promotional newspaper magazine (28 pages) with silver sprayed mark on the cover
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Promotional newspaper magazine. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Tote bag. Design by Sans Colour.
Andreas Kleiberg — Tote bag. Design by Sans Colour.
Screencast of Andreas Kleibergs website

Alu Mind

ALU are Italian retail experts. After 9 issues of 'Mind Magazine', they decided to take the next step by transforming the printed magazine into a creative hub for retail in the form of an online magazine, covering news and events all over the world.

WON BRONZE AT EUROPEAN DESIGN AWARDS 2013.

MADE AT BLEED

Creative Director Svein Haakon Lia

Development Værsågod

ALU Mind — Frontpage. Design by Sans Colour.
ALU Mind — Browse by events and category in a grid-view. Design by Sans Colour.
ALU Mind — Category browsing. Design by Sans Colour.
ALU Mind — Category browsing. Design by Sans Colour.
ALU Mind — Article / Interview. Design by Sans Colour.
ALU Mind — Search. Design by Sans Colour.
ALU Mind — Mobile. Design by Sans Colour.

Aspiro

Design and concept sketches for Aspiro's streaming and video ‘on demand’ services. Presented at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 2013.

MADE AT BLEED

Aspiro — Frontpage. Design by Sans Colour.
Aspiro — Live TV. Design by Sans Colour.
Aspiro — Stream of Activity from friends. Design by Sans Colour.
Aspiro — Interact while watching. Design by Sans Colour.
Aspiro — Video On Demand. Design by Sans Colour.

Hint Magazine: Gaslight

Art direction and design for the annual online interactive fashion magazine ‘Hint Magazine’. Released during Paris Fashion Week.

MADE AT BLEED

Development and sound Bjørn Gunnar Staal

Hint Magazine: Gaslight — Logotype. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Gaslight — Art direction and design. Design by Sans Colour.
Hint Magazine: Gaslight — Gaslight Universe. Design by Sans Colour.