Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as an eco-designer, an artist, as a teacher and as a researcher, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Archive for March, 2010

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Women´s day

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Usually I write about creative themes, one way or the other, but since today is the International Working Women´s day, I want to address this theme, by translating part of a list made by Norwegian CARE about the world´s worst countries to live in for women and why. Simply because the world isn´t always beautiful, and […]


Sunday, March 7th, 2010

All Norwegians are born with skis on their feet. At least that´s what they say. I have to admit, I can´t find mine. a friend said he believed they were cut off together with the umbilical cord. I think that sounds like a reasonable explanation. Even though i actually have tried my skis on this […]

Waiting for spring

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Another 15 cm of snow, will this winter never end? But my sister has a good suggestion: Go sleeping-fly-hunting, be careful as you gather them, arrange them on a piece of paper, and draw little landscapes for them to “act” in. Pop over to her blog to see more pictures. I just thought they were […]

Come fly with me

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Actually I am about to fly away! In just a couple of weeks I am heading for the States. I will tell you more about my trip later (it is the perfect combination of business and pleasure!), but as for now, do any of you have must-see recommendations for San Francisco, Las Vegas (not into […]

Furniture future

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

I´ve been asked to help out a bit at Bømlo Folkehøgskule, my old folk high school, where I´ve worked for 40 years (… no, wait, it was just 12 years…) Anyway. Those of you who aren´t from Scandinavia, should really consider finding out about these private schools if you have a kid that´s around 18-19 […]

March goody give-away

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Once again I have to thank you for leaving me feedback on my posts. They really make it worth while blogging. For this month´s giveaway, you´ll get an envelope with a bunch of my printed postcards. Some of them are made from Illustration Friday-designs, and a couple are reprints of art onboard ships. Want to […]

February goody giveaway winner

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

The winner of the February goody giveaway: Anne Helen Robberstad Despite her surname, we are not related. She´s an artist too, and works mainly with photography and video-art. Head on over to her blog to have a look at what she works with.

Celebrate March

Monday, March 1st, 2010

March is National Craft month! How about that! We like crafting, that´s for sure! So lets be crafty this month 🙂 1. Today is share-a-smile-day. Now isn´t that a nice way to start the week 🙂 Let´s start using our creativity this month to make a beautiful postcard, and send it to your mail-man! Show […]

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