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Nordic Design Lunch #3 at Helsinki Design Week 2014

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We are so happy to share the third Nordic Design Lunch with you! (If you are not familiar with the concept, take a look here and here for the previous editions of the project). This time around, we met in Helsinki during the 10th anniversary edition of Helsinki Design Week…. Read more

KRÁS Street Food Market

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KRÁS Street Food Market opened in Fógetagarður for the first time this summer. Yet another showcase of the buzzing food culture of Reykjavik, KRÁS was a part of Torg i Bidstödu. Run by the city of Reykjavik, through the program, the city has assigned areas that have been sidelined in the planning process… Read more

Mengi Apartments

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Combine bespoke interior design with Icelandic art, furniture and product design, and you have Mengi Apartments. Operated by and connected to Mengi, a collective of artists running an art store and hosting art exhibitions. Mengi Apartments opened in the Spring of 2014 in the heart of Reykjavik. The three apartments… Read more

Hverfisgata 71a by Studio Granda

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Photography and studio gallery on Hverfisgata 71a is the ingenious result of a recent extension project by Studio Granda. Studio Granda is a practice of award winning architects based in Reykjavik, Iceland. It was founded by Margrét Hardardóttir and Steve Christer in 1987, after completing their studies at the Architectural… Read more

My Little Reykjavik

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Hi all, happy Culture Night! Celebrated to mark the birthday of our beloved, 228-year-old capital, the Culture Night features a wide array of program ranging from design to music to dance to food (for a list of design-related events, see here).   To mark the occasion, we wanted to share… Read more

Restaurant Day | Kleinubarinn

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You all know about Restaurant Day by now, don’t you? Did you partake? This charming delicacy shop made its debut on Restaurant Day on Sunday. Kleinubarinn sold homemade traditional Icelandic donuts called Kleinur with a twist – topped with handcrafted bean-to-bar local chocolate by Omnom Chocolate and other delicacies. We loved… Read more

Restaurant Day in Seyðisfjörður

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Launched in Helsinki, Finland in 2011, Restaurant Day is a food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for one day. What started from a grassroots event by a group of friends has grown into an international movement, with four annual events in dozens of countries and thousands of pop-up… Read more

Restaurant Day ❘ Spark Design Space

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Launched in Helsinki, Finland in 2011, Restaurant Day is a food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for one day. What started from a grassroots event by a group of friends has grown into an international movement, with four annual events in dozens of countries and thousands of pop-up restaurants opening… Read more

Restaurant Day ❘ Ortolan

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Launched in Helsinki, Finland in 2011, Restaurant Day is a food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for one day. What started from a grassroots event by a group of friends has grown into an international movement, with four annual events in dozens of countries and thousands of pop-up… Read more

Play Nordic

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Play Nordic is a a three-month long festival celebrating Nordic music, design and creativity that is currently on at the Nordic Embassies’ Felleshus. The showcases contemporary furniture and cutting-edge design objects by young Nordic designers in collaboration with a handful of production companies, as well as more hand-picked everyday design… Read more