Halvetica is the online home of Hal (Hallvard Nakken); digital product design leader, sporadic photo snapper, purveyor of sarcasm, father of two, and avid pants wearer.
I grew up in Oslo. Then I lived in Boston, San Francisco and Seoul. Now I live in Sydney.
I am Head of Product Design in the digital publishing side of Nine. I lead a team of designers tasked with looking after the full digital product experience of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today, The Australian Financial Review, Nine.com.au, as well as sub brands like Traveller and Good Food. We design everything from the websites and apps, to the newsletters and the back end systems powering these amazing publications.
I’ve enjoyed designing digital platforms and products for a range of different companies across the world, including: