Andreas Melbostad is Diesel Black Gold's new creative director. Melbostad was previously director of Womenswear at Diesel Black Gold. In his new capacity, Melbostad is responsible for the womenswear and menswear collections, as well as the entire image of the label. His first collection will be presented for Fall/Winter 2014 and unveiled in January 2014.

Since his naming on October 2012, his collections for Diesel Black Gold were praised for their urban, yet sophisticated taste, and cosmopolitan aesthetics. Prior to working at Diesel Black Gold, the Norwegian designer was creative director at Phi, senior designer at Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Nina Ricci and has collaborated with Albert Elbaz for both Guy Laroche and Yves Saint Laurent.