Rolf Oftedal and Stian Morel, a pair of surfers, had a dream of opening their very own coworking and coliving space. They live in Norway and fell in love with Lofoten. Already a popular destination for many Norwegians, and boasting some truly stunning scenery, as well as some decent – if not entirely tropical – surf spots, they decided that Lofoten would be the perfect location to open their own coworking space, so they went on a journey to find a space and fit it out.
They made a lot of connections with other people and some existing coworking spaces along the way, and as they prepare to launch in June 2018, we caught up with them to find out how they got the idea and how they plan to run a sustainable, quality coworking space in a fairly remote – but not too remote! – and beautiful part of the world.