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. Co-founder of and currently designing with Scandinavian Design Group in Oslo, Norway. Contact:

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


  • Iconism: Modern Design of Icons and Pictograms, Sandu Publishing, 2020
  • Feature Article, The Brand Identity, 2020
  • Interview, The Brand Identity, 2020
  • Feature Article, The Brand Identity, 2020
  • Interview, Creative Boom, 2020
  • Feature Article, The Brand Identity, 2020
  • 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, Nicklas Haslestad


A film for the staff at the (new) Munch Museum.

Team: Bendik Ramm and 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, The Design Kids, The Branding Collective


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

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


Mike Kelley is an architectural photographer based in LA.


Encyclopedia to Norwegian immigration services for UDI (Norwegian Directorate of Immigration).


Conversations on Creativity and the Spectacle of Sports. Guest designer for Chapter 2.


BA 53 is a restaurant located in Oslo's pride building Bygdøy Allé 53.

Team: Anders Gottlieb-Nygaard, Nicklas Haslestad


Slotsfjell is one of Norway's most legendary and longest-running music festival.

Team: Even Suseg, Sunniva Grolid, Vetle Berre, Sindre Setran, Nicklas Haslestad