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Monthly archive March, 2011

In The Gray Area by Shoplifter

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Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, also known as Shoplifter got  a head start on DesignMarch, opening her exhibition In The Gray Area at the Design Museum already on Wednesday.

DesignMarch 2011 Opening

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The festival was officially opened yesterday, and we were of course there to raise our glasses to Icelandic design! Photos: Valgarður Gíslason

Friday Candy: Win tickets to Apparat Organ Quartet Concert tonight!

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In the DesignMarch festival spirit, this week’s Friday Candy is a particularly divine treat: We have two free tickets to tonight’s Apparat Organ Quartet Concert at Sódóma up for grabs! Send an email to blog at icelanddesign.is  before 18.00 today, Friday 25.3, to take part. Title your mail ”Friday Candy… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Pick of the Day


  Good morning! How has the festival started for you? I hope you are enjoying it as much as us. If you missed any of yesterday’s events don’t worry, today sees plenty more fish in the sea. We’ll be heading over to the main street Laugavegur, where Vík Prjónsdóttir will be setting up shop… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Siggi Eggertsson, Mundi & Mæjónes in Tjarnarbíó

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The recently renovated Tjarnarbíó was the place to be today hosting the Lecture Series Designers’ Role in Times of Change, Siggi Eggerts graphics exhibition called Polyfónía’s Crests, Mæjónes crockery and Mundi Vondi‘s fashion film Rabbit Hole. Tjarnarbíó is the place to be most days, a nice venue located right by… Read more

DesignMarch: The Glamourous Beginning


The Opening Ceremony of DesignMarch; have you ever seen so many happy, beautiful people in one room? Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique So many proud, happy, beautiful people? Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique So many well-dressed, proud, happy, beautiful people? Image ©… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Colorful swans and blankets over a cup of tea.

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As it was raining today I thought it was a pretty good idea to check out the teaparty at Aurum, Bankastræti 4. They were serving tea in beautiful porcelain cups by designer Guðbjörg Ingvarsdóttir, who is best known for her jewelry but has recently presented tablewear decorated with petite flowers,… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Glamour goes to the Þjóðfáni Íslands Opening Party

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Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Barónsstigur 27 is not a big place, but it was the place to be, and by the time we got there last night, it was packed. Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Glamour goes to the Kjammi og kók Opening Party

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Everyone in Reykjavik should be busy this week, devouring as much design nourishment as you can fit in your design tummies. And when you are out on your binge, it is more than likely you will run into Glamour because we have been asked to make the DesignMarch documentary, giving… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Pick of the Day

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Good morning DesignMarchers! Out of ideas regarding where to go and what to do today? Or, on the contrary, struggling to make your pick from the crammed-full DesignMarch program? Worry not. Every morning throughout the festival we will be posting a pick of the day. Just grab your morning coffee and… Read more