Art Academy of Latvia Posted 25/3/13 •

Art  Academy of Latvia was founded in 1919 and about 600 students study in the Academy every year. All the students of the Academy study traditional art techniques of the respective art area, specialize in the application of traditional and untraditional materials, as well as develop creative skills related to the use of modern media. […]

PIECE OF Iceland Posted 02/12/12 •

PIECE OF Iceland competition is now open! All design students and young designers from Iceland are eligible to enter the competition. For more information, contact

KHIO Oslo National Academy of the Arts Posted 28/2/12 •

Oslo National Academy of the Arts is Norway’s largest college of higher education in the field of arts, with over 550 students, 200 employees and more than 900 guest teachers and teachers on short-term contracts, all of whom are leading practitioners in their own discipline. Our aim is to educate artists and designers with the […]

HiOA Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences Posted 17/2/12 •

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) is Norway’s largest state university college  (HiOA 2012). HiOA provides education that qualifies students for employment in the public sector, in health and social services, education, and public administration  in media, design and the arts, and for technical and business administrative positions in business and industry […]

Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA) Posted 17/2/12 •

KEA, Copenhagen School of Design and Technology is an institution which offers a large number of higher education courses. Our mission is to educate highly skilled and professional designers, communicators and technologists who are able to work in an international context. Our aim is to become a centre for education, knowledge development and knowledge sharing […]

Institute of Art and Design, Lahti (Finland) Posted 17/2/12 •

Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) is a multidisciplinary higher education institution. The Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes at LUAS have been designed to respond to the demands and development needs of business and industry. Active collaboration with business, industry and other organisation are an integral part of studies. LUAS is located in Southern Finland, 100 km from the capital Helsinki. […]

Schools Posted 17/2/12 •

We want to give young designers a chance to be part of international jewellery business and we believe that co-operation with design schools gives value both to the students and to the design schools. We have so far visited the design schools to start up the competitions and met both teachers and students. During the […]

Denmark here we come! Posted 09/2/12 •

Visiting Copenhagen for one day and early next morning we took the train to Herning, where TEKO is located. We were shown around and got to se the amazing facilities the school has. We got to introduce our design competition and to discuss our co-operation with the school. Just a great day and hope to […]

Excellent Pieces Posted 09/11/11 •

We had a day with the finnish students to see how their works are proceeding and it’s hard to describe how great it was to see the students presenting their ideas. Now when having seen all these ideas of what Piece of Finland could be, can’t wait to see the final results by the end […]