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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

The Graduates 2014 | Rebekka Kristín Morrison

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Rebekka Kristín Morrison  is one of the BA Architecture graduates 2014 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. According to the architect, My client is a 34 year old single mother of an 8 year old boy. Her son has Cerebral Palsy, mentally he´s like a 10 month old baby. He… Read more

Designers and Farmers

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Until May 19, Sparks Design Space is presenting an exhibition of The Designers and Farmers Project. This project brings together of one of the oldest professions in the country, farmers, and one of the youngest professions, product designers. Matís collaborates with the Academy of the Arts on the project. The Designers… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Berglind Erika Hammerschmidt

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Berglind Erika Hammerschmidt is one of the BA-Architecture-Design graduates 2014 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Her project is called The Icelandic dream: The sustainable home and the clients for this project are a married couple around 50 with two grown up daughters.       According to the architect, The… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Ágúst Skorri Sigurðsson

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Ágúst Skorri Sigurðsson is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2014 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. According to the architect, If a young couple gets a chance to build a house, where should the priority be set for it to be their dream house? The house serves as a core… Read more

Nikita Clothing


If you’re looking for an example of a small rider-owned brand-done-good, you don’t need to look much further than Nikita. In less than a decade, Heida Birgisdottir has gone from selling hand-made fleeces in her boyfriend’s skate shop in Reykjavik, to being the head of an international fashion label. Heida… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Ragna Bjarnadóttir

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Ragna Bjarnadóttir is a recent BA graduate in fashion design from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Her final project is called Monolith - Architecturing a new modernity. The collection is inspired by the way women will dress in the future. I thought of a muse, an almost alien-like woman, who controls… Read more