Cappelen Damm Publishing House

Project information

  1. Location Oslo‚ Norway
  2. Area10.000 m²

Project details

  1. Year2008 — 2010
  2. StatusCompleted
  3. Client Cappelen Damm Publishing,
    Berner Gruppen,
  4. Enquiries Camilla Heier Anglero
  5. Scope Workplace design
    Interior design
    Furniture design

Well read

A merger between two of Norway's most significant publishers, Cappelen and Damm, created the need for a reconsideration of their HQ. Nordic were both architects and interior designers for the reconception of their offices.

Books and coffee

The premises include canteen, vestibule, café and a book store as well as office space with individual workstations, open plan areas and conference facilities. Fixed furniture was custom-made and built on site.

Colour and culture

A wall of bookshelves forms a 'spine' for the office, with colours matching the existing company profile. The facade of the oldest part of the building was preserved, as was the adjacent street passage.