The Nordic Paws: 

The Nordic Paws is started by Tonje Arnesen to draw attention to endangered animals in Norway and the animals in the industry that needs a voice. 

Her love for Norwegian wildlife and nature runs deep.
The Nordic Paws brand is about falling in love with life and yourself over and over again, every day. It’s about slowing down to marvel at wildflowers, and see yourself and the animals with love and new eyes. 


Tonje believes that we can make a difference in the world by making responsible, sustainable design and supporting a mission that’s close to her heart. With on-demand production, some items are made to order, creating less waste than conventional manufacturing. 

The fine-art prints: 

Printing method: DGA (Digital Graphic Artwork)
Paper: Canson Edition Etching Rag, matt, acid- free, 310gsm.
Each print includes The Nordic Paws embossment, it is hand signed and numbered by Tonje Arnesen validating it as an authorised giclée print that conforms to archival standards. 10% of each print sold is donated to wildlife conservation. 

Background and Education:

Tonje has always had a great love for animals, nature, travel and the surreal. She has a fashion design education from London and is a self-taught illustrator and artist. She has participated in fashion design competitions in London and Monte Carlo and illustrated for children`s books.  

Tonje want´s to support norwegian wildlife, and donates 10% of profits to wildlife conservation in Norway. 

The Nordic Paws donates to NOAH- For Animal Rights.
Organization working for animal rights in Norway.
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