Nicklas Haslestad, graphic designer specializing in identity, editorial, strategy and digital design. Merging Scandinavian aesthetics with the pragmatic and imaginary, he strives to weave strong conceptual ideas with solid design craft. Currently serving as a designer and creative director at Scandinavian Design Group in Oslo, Norway. Contact: studio@nicklashaslestad.com

Awards & merits


  • Gold, Ahead Awards, Visual Identity, 2019
  • Finalist, D&AD, Branding, 2019
  • Silver, European Design Awards, Branding, 2019
  • Shortlist, European Design Awards, Digital, 2019
  • Bronze, Gullblyanten, Identity, 2019
  • Diploma, Gullblyanten, Identity, 2019
  • Gold, World Branding Awards, 2019
  • Nominee, Art Directors Club of Europe, 2019
  • Silver, European Design Awards, Branding, 2018
  • Shortlist, European Design Awards, Digital, 2018
  • Diploma, Visuelt, Advertising, 2017
  • Diploma, Visuelt, Editorial, 2017
  • Gold, Adobe Nordic Creative Talent Award, 2016
  • Diploma, Visuelt, Editorial, 2016
  • Gold, Sol Invictus Competition, 2015
  • Diploma, Visuelt, Identity, 2015
  • Honorable mention, HSMAI Awards, Digital, 2015
  • Diploma, Visuelt, Typography, 2013
  • Gold, 3M Nordic Art Competition, 2012
  • Finalist, Adelaide Fringe Identity selection, 2011

Press


  • Type Scene: Type Design for Event Identity, Gaatii Publishing, 2020
  • Indie Type: Typefaces and Creative Font Application, Sandu Publishing, 2019
  • Feature Article, The Design Kids, 2019
  • Feature Article, Visual Journal, 2019
  • Feature Article, The Brand Identity, 2019
  • New Scandinavian Graphic Design, Sandu Publishing, 2018
  • Branding and Interior Design of Restaurants, Phoenix Publishing, 2017
  • Cap & Design, December issue, 2016
  • Interview in Novum Magazine with Sagmeister & Walsh, Mucho and BOB, 2016
  • Feature Article, Grafill - Norwegian Organisation for Visual Communication, 2016
  • Interview, A New Type of Imprint, Vol. 6, 2016
  • Interview, Computerworld, 2016
  • Eat & Stay: Restaurant Graphics & Interiors, Sandu Publishing, 2016
  • Dotted Visuals: Dots in Contemporary Graphic Design, SendPoints Publishing, 2016
  • Sign of Cafe and Restaurant, Design Media Publishing, 2016
  • Visual Harmony: Proportion in Graphic Design, SendPoints Publishing, 2016
  • Feature Article, A New Type of Imprint, 2016
  • Feature Article, AIGA New York, 2015
  • Designing Your Identity: Stationary Design, Sandu Publishing, 2015
  • Interview in Paredo Magazine, 2015
  • Alphabet Logo, Counter-Print Pulishing, 2015
  • Gastronomy by Design, Basheer Graphic Books, 2014
  • Feature Article, Kreativt Forum, 2012
 

Fremtind is the third largest insurance company in Norway.

Team: Bendik Ramm, Robin Mientjes (Type design), Nicklas Haslestad

 

Amerikalinjen is a boutique hotel in Oslo, Norway.

Team: Sunniva Grolid, Sindre Setran, Nicklas Haslestad
Featured: The Brand Identity, Visual Journal, Minimal Gallery, Grilli Type, Adobe Behance, The Design Kids, The Branding Collective

 

Brandpad is a software for creation, management and distribution of brand guidelines. Sign up for free at brandpad.io.

Team: brandpad.io
Featured: It's Nice That, Brand New, AIGA Eye On Design, The Brand Identity, Adobe

 

Atelier is an app that let's you discover and buy art from artists. Download for free in App Store.

Team: New York Digital Labs, Nicklas Haslestad
Featured: D2, Adobe

 

Identity for Matstreif – Norway's largest food festival.

Team: Vetle Majgren Uthaug, James Martin, Robin Mientjes, Nicklas Haslestad
Featured: The Brand Identity, Creative Boom