About

Halvetica is the online home of Hal (Hallvard Nakken); digital experience designer, 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.

Currently…

I work as Head of Design in the digital publishing side of Nine. I lead a small 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, and Nine.com.au. We design everything from the websites and apps, to the newsletters and the back end systems powering these amazing publications.

Previously…

I produced designs for a range of different companies across the world, including:

Apple
Mercedes-Benz
Kia
Fox Sports
Nestlé
Victorinox
GSK

Logitech
Symantec
Microsoft
NetApp
Panasonic
Google
Telstra

CommBank
Westpac
Virgin Money
TAL
Sky TV
ABC
Disney • Pixar