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  • 24 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Icelandic; learning Norwegian Bokmål
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Freelance Graphic Designer | Photographer | Illustrator
  • MA in Design
  • From Borgarnes, West, Iceland
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About Me

I'm 28 year old Icelander, living in Oslo, Norway. I'm a pretty active person who likes to experience new things, watch interesting films, photograph people, draw and travel.

**Short bio**
I grew up in Borgarnes, a small town in west Iceland. When I was 16, I went as an exchange student to Czech Republic and grew up some more. There I met awesome people and did awesome things that changed my life. After a year in CZ I returned to Iceland and started high school majoring in Multimedia Design. After graduating I got into the Iceland Academy of the Arts and grew up a bit more, went to China to study Shaolin Kung Fu for a few months. I got a job as a designer for an interactive design firm called Gagarin and took my MA in design.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've been on CS since 2008 because I love meeting new interesting people from all over the world. Through the years on CS I've meet people that have become really good friends. What a great platform.


Photography, films, illustration, design, foosball (table soccer/kicker) and of course traveling.

  • arts
  • design
  • photography
  • illustrations
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • drawing
  • soccer

Music, Movies, and Books

This one is alway a hard one. I'll name a few that I like.

Kunsten at græde i kor, Das Leben der Anderen and Le Scaphandre et le papillon.

Dolly Parton, Arvo Part, Wayne Shorter, The Brian Jonestown Massacre...

Signs and Symbols: Their Design and Meaning

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Learned Shaolin Kung Fu in China.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach some basic photography and basic ukulele playing.

Learn: I would like to hear people views on life and photography.

Share: I would love to do some project with a fellow CS.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Czech Republic, Iceland, Norway

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