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Happy Easter!

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The Iceland Design Centre wishes you Happy Easter and a cool egg hunt. Gleðilega Páska! Illustration by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | STAKA

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On DesignMarch 2014, STAKA’s second collection of unisex leather accessories were presented for the first time. See the pictures of the opening here. Inspired by the Icelandic sagas and Iceland’s landscape María Kristín Jónsdóttir creates pieces for her fictional Icelandic tribe of nomads, living in the rural areas of Iceland. María Kristín imagines… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Studio Visit, Magnea Einarsdóttir

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Fashion designer Magnea Einarsdóttir partook in Reykjavik Fashion Festival this year. Did you see her show at RFF? We visited Magnea at her studio amidst the festival week, here are Adriana’s images from the atelier. Enjoy! Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond. Exhibition

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At Design March 2014 the group of Designers & Forests arranged the seminar and workshop EXPLORE. REFLECT. RESPOND. – Designing for small communities. The audience, and workshop participants, consisted of a mix from designers and members from communities and municipalities. Designers & Forests was founded after the conference MAKE it… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Hollow

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At DesignMarch 2014, the Swedish designer Daniel Byström and the Icelandic lightdesigner Kristján Kristjánsson presented their lamp collection HOLLOW for the first time. It was a part of the exhibition Explore. Reflect. Respond. – Designing for small communities where designers and design students from Sweden, Iceland, New York and Utah,… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Berg

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On DesignMarch 2014, FÆRID introduced a new product. Made of steel, concrete and aluminium, the tables are built to last indoors and outdoors. Berg can function as seats as well as tables. Their rectilinear patterns are beautiful and functional, while allowing for the storage of magazines or newspapers. It was… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | The Weather Diaries

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During DesignMarch 2014 the Nordic House held the exhibition The Weather Diaries, after the Nordic Fashion Biennale took part in Frankfurt. The exhibition was curated by the photographer duo Cooper&Gorfer, who were commissioned to create a photographic exhibition interpreting fashion from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The exhibition showed… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Livedrawings

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During the whole DesignMarch Festival, the illustrators Rán and Bobby were reporting with wonderful livedrawings. You can find them on Instagram using #honnunarmars #designmarch #dm14livefeed Scroll down and experience the festival again!   March 25       March 26       March 27       March 28      … Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Chuck Mack

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For DesignMarch 2014 Icelandic/American designer, Chuck Mack, presented an RTA* prototype table using an innovative connection system that works for benches and low tables. *ready to assemble The annual event has been a motivator for me. My trestle design was first presented at DesignMarch 2010 and led to a product… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Reykjavik Fashion Festival

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Here is a Best-Of-Collection of this year’s Reykjavik Fashion Festival in Harpa, during DesignMarch 2014. Have a look behind the scenes with Þórður Sveinsson‘s pictures of the backstage area. Birta Rán was reporting the catwalk.   Farmers Market A/W 2014 collection The show was a beautiful experience – models moved slowly on… Read more