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DesignTalks Spotlight: Paul Bennett


In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we go into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work. We covered Christien Meindertsma in our first post, Alexander Taylor in our second post, Ersin Han Ersin in our… Read more

DesignTalks Spotlight: Studio Folder


In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work. We covered Christien Meindertsma in our first post, Alexander Taylor in our second post, Ersin Han Ersin in our… Read more

DesignTalks Spotlight: Michèle Degen


In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work. We covered Christien Meindertsma in our first post, Alexander Taylor in our second post, and Ersin Han Ersin in our… Read more

DesignTalks Spotlight: Ersin Han Ersin


In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work. We covered Christien Meindertsma in our first post, and Alexander Taylor in our second post. Now we’re moving into the… Read more

DesignTalks Spotlight: Alexander Taylor


In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work.   We covered Christien Meindertsma in our first post, which you can read here. Next up, Alexander Taylor:… Read more

DesignTalks Spotlight: Christien Meindertsma


In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work. Short and sweet, yet substantial, we hope you enjoy this series. First up, Christien Meindertsma: Image Source: Arita Who?… Read more

DesignBlog is Back—


Hello! After nearly a year in hibernation, we are waking up the DesignBlog once again in excitement for DesignMarch. Over the next 15 days, we will be posting exclusive behind-the-scenes and sneak peeks, designer spotlights, expert recommendations, important announcements, and more. Next up, we’ll be spotlighting our DesignTalks speakers. Stay… Read more

HA 03 on Icelandic design and architecture is out now


In this issue, HA embraces the anti-establishment, plays with the rules and confidently faces the future.  Issue 3 features the most interesting new design introduced during DesignMarch. Summit co-founder Daniel Golling writes about the state of things in Icelandic design while Finnish design strategist Marco Steinberg looks at design in relation to politics – a topical… Read more

HA, the new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture


Madames et monsieurs, drum roll, please! May we present HA, our new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture, published by yours truly. The biannual magazine, published both in Icelandic and English, brings together articles and columns by leading experts and professionals, foreign and domestic, with analysis, overviews and updates. HA aims to brings… Read more

The Graduates | Ásrun Ágústsdóttir


Ásrun Ágústsdóttir is a recent BA graduate in fashion from the Iceland Academy of the Arts.    Her graduation collection features pieces for “an abstract postmodern flowerchild of the 21th century. Ágústsdóttir describes her muse as a fearless braveheart feeding the soul with its own wisdom, paid for by yesterdays… Read more