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WE LIVE HERE

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Design Forum Finland and Iceland Design Centre, the two national design promotion agencies join forces and “move to Stockholm” for Stockholm Design Week. The pilot project WE LIVE HERE explores new, collaborative ways to promote Nordic design on international venues. After meeting regularly – “dating” – for the past few… Read more

Ólafur Eliasson | Riverbed Exhibition


On 20 August 2014 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opened its doors for the first solo exhibition of the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. The main work in the exhibition, a giant landscape, unfolded throughout the South Wing of the museum in one great sweep as a major intervention in the… Read more

Process Interviews 001 | Rán Flygenring

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On Process 01. Interview by Hannah Lee In the attempt to dissect its inner workings, we are starting a new series of posts on the process and the act of making design, the first up is Rán Flygenring. Rán Flygenring is an Icelandic/Norwegian illustrator, currently based in Oslo, Norway. Once… Read more

Christmas Calendar 24 | KRADS Architects


Christmas Calendar 23 | Vík Prjónsdóttir

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Christmas Calendar 22 | Guðmundur Úlfarsson

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Oh joyful Monday! We only have three more entries on our Christmas Calendar. Meaning Santa is on his way with joyful gifts. Today´s wish is by Guðmundur Úlfasson, chosen by Hanna Dís Whitehead. With the cold storming in this Winter, Guðmundur wished for a July Sunhat by Vík Prjónsdóttir. The Sunhats… Read more

Christmas Calendar 21 | Hanna Dís Whitehead

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A merry day to all! With only three more days until Christmas, we present our 21st Calendar wish. This time by product designer, Hanna Dís Whitehead, selected by Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir. She put together a cheerful letter to Santa asking for a font from Or Type by Guðmundur Úlfarsson & Mads Freund… Read more

Christmas Calendar 20 | Spark Design Space

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Hello everyone! We are getting so close to the end of our Christmas Calendar, excitement! Today as no. 20 on our list is Spark Design Space founder, Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir, selected by Orri Finn. She wishes for a Stone age maraca and a Glaze sketch for Christmas by Hanna Dís Whitehead. Sigríður writes:… Read more

Christmas Calendar 19 | Orri Finn

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Happy Friday everyone! Todays Christmas Calendar wish features jewelry designers, Orri Finnbogason & Helga G. Friðrikdóttir, selected by Guðmundur Jörundsson. They wish for these lovely items, a model making kit “Something Fishy” by Róshildur Jónsdóttir & a “Skulls & Halos” perfume by Harpa Einars. “Something Fishy” is currently available at Spark… Read more

Christmas Calendar 18 | JÖR by Guðmundur Jörundsson

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Hello all, the weekend is approaching & we are excited to join the Holiday festivities. Today’s Christmas Calendar features JÖR designer, Guðmundur Jörundsson, selected by Eysteinn Þórðarson. This year Guðmundur goes for a custom made gold ring by Orri Finn jewelry. Orri Finn creators, Orri Finnbogason & Helga G. Fríðriksdóttir, have… Read more