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Monthly archive March, 2011

Thank you!

Thank you readers, bloggers, designers, lecturers, sponsors, volunteers, Iceland Design Centre staff and everyone that made the festival possible! During the festival, we gathered material enough for another hundred blog posts, so keep an eye on here as we continue to reminisce. But design marches on, and we will be… Read more

Glamour | A Final Word

Before we go we would like to say that we are incredibly grateful for the lecture series that was organised for DesignMarch. From our perspective it makes all of the weeks events more desirable to be associated with this kind of lecture series. The talk featured distinguished national and international… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Smash & Grab at Spark

I went to check out Smash & Grab at a nice little gallery on Klapparstígur 33 called Spark Design Space. The designer, Linda Björg Árnadóttir premiered her second collection under the name Scintilla last thursday. When I walked in through gallery door the first thing I saw was this big… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | The Glamourous Awards

What a great DesignMarch. Here at Glamour HQ we had a rockin’ good time. Thank you to everyone who was so gracious to us while we documented. Stay tuned for the final cut! We managed to get to 5O out of the 8Oish events in the HönnurarMars program, and we… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Glamour prays for a Rainy Day

After hanging out in Kraum for the Folkloric Jewels exhibition, (which was pretty cool), we were going to nip upstairs and quickly see a bit of the RainDear exhibition. When we got up there, it took us a little while to figure out what was going on. On our second… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

It may be the last day of the festival, but plenty of the festival program will keep running. For the busy, the late and the hungry for more: Shoplifter’s In The Gray Area will stay on at the Design Museum until 29.5. SHAKE by Iceland’s Guild of Fashion Designers will… Read more

DesignMarch: Glamour likes ATTKATTI, very much.

Yesterday was a big day, and ATTIKATTI was last on our list. It was getting cold, our steps were slow, the tripod was heavier than ever before. We spotted the DesignMarch poster in the window, and trudged up the driveway, where we found Rúna in the backyard with the chickens…. Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Pick of the Day

Good Morning DesignMarchers! It’s the last day of the festival, have you managed to see all that you wanted? No worries, there is still time. Most of the exhibitions are open until 5 pm today. We will be sure to head down Reykjavik harbour for a double treat and the perfect… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Vík Prjónsdóttir’s scarf factory – where the wool is hot and the scarfes are cool.

Today’s destination was the fascinating scarf factory on Laugavegur 6, where designer project Vík Prjónsdóttir manufactures knitted scarfs in a unique fashion. Every type of scarf (or blanket, if you prefer, they are quite big!) has it’s own name and a theme behind the design inspired by myths and stories…. Read more

HönnunarMarsipan at Kiosk

Úff the last days have been busy! Too much amazing stuff to check out and I’m only going to be able to see like maybe half of it… I wish this festival was a bit longer. I have been working on a project for school all day so I haven’t… Read more