Tuva Rivedal Tjugen is a furniture and spatial designer located in Rivedal. She grew up in Rivedal, a small village on the west coast of Norway. Her childhood was characterized by great Norwegian nature, and this is one of her main sources of inspiration today. She is also fascinated by human beings, their behaviour and everyday objects. The aspect of improving people’s lives is one of her ambitions. Through her work she is constantly seeking simplicity, with focus on form, function and materials.

Foto: Bjarte Bjørkum


2015-2017   Master of Design, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design, Bergen Academy of Art and Design
2012-2015   Bachelor of Design, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design, Bergen Academy of Art and Design
2008-2011   Bachelor, Occupational Therapy, Bergen College


Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair (2018)
Bergen Design Festival (2017)
London Design Fair (2017)
UCI Road World Championship (2017)
Designers Saturday Oslo (2017)
Milan Furniture Fair (2016)
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair (2016)
KRAFT (2015)
Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair (2015)
London Design Fair (2014)
KRAFT (2014)
London Design Fair (2013)

Awards and recognitions

– Norsk Industris Designstipend 2017, Norsk Industri/Vestre
– Furorestipend 2017, Sparebankstiftinga Sogn og Fjordane
– X-works 2.0, Lammhults

Nominated “Newcomer of the Year”, Bergen Design Festival 2017
Nominated “Statsbygg studentpris for fremragende interiørarkitektur”, Statsbygg 2017