Bruno Oldani

Swiss designer Bruno Oldani founded Norway’s first design bureau, specialising in industrial and graphic design and photography.

He is best known for his work with book covers, album covers, skis and the postage stamps to the 1994 Winter Olympics.

Born in Zürich and settling in Norway, Bruno opened the bureau in 1964 and has worked on a variety of industrial and graphic design and photography projects, for clients such as Telenor Media, Westnofa, the International Olympic Committee, Norsk Bremuseum and more.

Bruno was the assistant Professor at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry between 1988 to 1994 and became the Professor at the National College of Art and Design in Oslo in 1988 to 1994.

Bruno has received the Arts Council Norway Honorary Award in 2006, the 1966 Norwegian Marketing Association’s Golden Pencil, the 1977 Kiele Week first prize in the Poster Competition, the 1980 ‘Spelemann’ music award for innovative record cover design, three distinctions in the 1993 New York Art Director’s Club’s 7th International Exhibition and more.