Norlan is an international brand focused on modernizing the whisky drinking experience through design, science, and ritual. Our first product, the Norlan Whisky Glass, was successfully funded on Kickstarter in December 2015, exceeding our initial funding goal by 1,000%.
The Norlan team consists of three driven individuals with a combined experience of over three decades in the design and retail industries.
Sruli Recht is an Icelandic designer internationally recognized for his innovative and narrative driven work, seamlessly blending advanced digital craft and new experimental- technologies. Not easily classified, his works span fashion design, neo-tailoring, and industrial design, film costume and fine art, and are produced from diverse materials.
Brian Fichtner has been working in design retail for over fifteen years. He has filled roles as sales director for the former New York design emporium Moss; product manager for the Cooper-Hewitt Shop, Smithsonian National Design Museum; and retail director for the renowned cultural brand and independent music label Ghostly International.
Chief Executive Officer
Shane Bahng has been engaged in design retail and distribution for over fifteen years. He has filled roles as retail director for the former New York design emporium Moss; managing retail director of the Italian furniture brand Giorgetti Inc.; and director of global retail development and operations for the esteeemed Swedish luxury brand Hästens.