Since the identity was launched with the opening of the new faculty in January 2017, it has received much positive attention with several important awards and publicity in International media. The visual identity was developed by the design agency Uniform in collaboration with a project team consisting of academic staff and students from the former Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB) and representatives from the Grieg Academy - Department of Music, University of Bergen.

The renowned British magazine Creative Review highlights the identity in their annual "the most notable projects of 2017". The other identities that were brought to attention are all internationally high-profiled brands, and include Southbank Center, Mozilla, Science Museum Group, Juventus, Formula 1, SŽDC, London Symphony Orchestra and Wales (Country). Recently, KMD's visual identity furthermore received a very positive review on Brand New. Use the links to the left for more about the honorary prizes and publicity the visual identity has received.