Constance Gaard Kristiansen and Tonje Sandberg
Constance Gaard Kristiansen´s holds a Master of Arts degree in Ceramic design for Industrial production, and ran her own ceramic workshop in the end of the 90’s.
She worked for 10 years at Figgjo as Product Development manager, and 3 years at Rosenthal as Design Manager. Gerard Kristiansen has broad experience in designing and developing new products and in working with strategic product development, bordering between the innovative and the commercial.
In addition to designing products, Gaard Kristiansen is the product development manager, head of the Odd Standard microfactory, and manages external production of ceramic and stone products.
Our ambition is to make great products for chefs and restaurants; exploring different materials, old craft techniques and modern technology. Some odd and some standard, the products come in limited numbers, from our own workshop or from our very skilled collaborators.
(Sandberg and Gaard Kristiansen)
Tonje Sandberg holds a Master of Science in Industrial Design from Trondheim, Norway, and Buenos Aires
Her earlier working experience includes 4 years of designing products and managing projects at Figgjo, and 4 years doing business development and branding at Melvær&Lien.
Sandberg´s working experience covers all phases of product development and commercialization.
Other than designing and developing products, Sandberg is in charge of sales and marketing, finance and administration and manages external production of wood, glass and disposable products.
(Photo: Marie von Krogh)