Note that "Dagens næringsliv" printed the story Thursday, so they must
have had information about it before WMF left the meeting with
Snøhetta. This is no longer a breaking story.

On Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 12:04 AM John Erling Blad <> wrote:
> This is out in several newspapers now.
> "Snøhetta shall create new visual profile for Wikipedia-owner" [1]
> A quick Google Translate dump
> The mission is the largest in the field of graphic design ever, writes
> Dagens Næringsliv.
> - For me personally, this is very big, but you see it in a larger
> perspective - Norway, Norwegian design and graphic design - then this
> is one of the largest international customers who have come to Norway
> and chosen a Norwegian design agency. So it's very big, says strategic
> advisor Sanda Zahirovic in the design department in Snøhetta to the
> newspaper.
> Eight companies were in the competition for the assignment. Creative
> director Heather Walls at Wikimedia will not go out with Dagens
> Næringsliv with what other companies were talking about, but says that
> Snøhetta was the obvious choice.
> Snow hood founder and partner Kjetil Trædal Thorsen cannot say how
> much the contract is worth, but emphasizes that the work is devoting a
> good deal of resources during the project period, which is half a
> year.
> [1] 

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