Inspiration and tips

Let your mind wander

Even for the creative one, the thoughts can stop. We have gathered our ideas from inspiration for table setting, to tips and tricks – for every occasions.

Founder Odd Leikvoll

Odd Leikvoll, the man who founded the Hardanger brand. Where did he get the passion for cutlery production from? Read more about him here.

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How has the function of the cutlery changed over time?

The cutlery started as a work tool and changed to something only wealthy people used. Read about the history of the cutlery here.

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Popular gifts for 30 years

Our task is to make cutlery to ensure that you as a consumer find a rich selection of gift ideas in our exciting range. This year it is 30 years since we started with gift boxes for our cutlery.

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Organised and tidy kitchen

Customise your kitchen to suit you and your lifestyle, with smart organisation in kitchen cabinets and drawers.  A neat cutlery drawer can make life at home a little easier and your kitchen more efficient.

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Wedding gifts

Whether you are getting married and are looking for tips on what to place on your wish list, or you are going to a wedding, we have gathered several wedding gift tips and ideas here. 

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Cover a summer table

Summer is the time to invite to late nights around a nice summer table. We give you some tips on how to set a summer table.

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Timeless design for 60 years

At the Hardanger brand, we belive that emphasising sustainability though timelessness is the most important thing we can do in a design process.

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How to celebrate Norway's national day

Norway’s National Day is on May 17, and here in Norway we have very special traditions around the celebration. 

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Julie, elegant shapes and ergometric grip

With long, elegant shapes, Julie design fits nicely into modern table settings. Julie is a unique cutlery that both feels good to use and looks great.

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Carina - a cutlery design that lasts

Carina was launched in 1989. With rounded edges, the design appears soft and decorative, and is just as relevant now as when it was first produced.

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Giftguide

Hardanger Bestikk has been a popular gift for over 60 years. We know how difficult it can be to find good gifts. With us you will find gifts for every occasions.

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The story about Fjord

Fjord was designed by Odd Leikvoll. Fjord has soft and elegant lines, typical of Scandinavian minimalism. Read the story about our Fjord design here.

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The story of the Nina design

The Nina design has been very well received since its launch, and is today one of Hardanger Bestikk’s best-selling designs. Read the story of Nina here.

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Inspiration for the easter table

March is finally here – the first official spring month! We think it is time to make room for easter, a holiday where it is important to gather your loves ones around the table.

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Maintenance of cutlery

Maintenance of cutlery is important to preserve the cutlery for many years. Hardanger Bestikk is easy to maintain and of high quality.

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The story about Ramona

Ramona – The unknown story . . .Every design has a story with footprints of different trends and designers. All the 27 different designs we have in our portfolio today are named after girls in the family and woman who are close to us.

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