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Monthly archive July, 2011

Studio Granda’s Hof in The New York Times

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Did you notice that The New York Times recently covered the beautiful Hof residence, designed by Steve Christer and Margret Hardardottir of Studio Granda?   Located up North in Hofsós, Skagafjördur, Hof is the home of film director Baltasar Kormakur and his wife Lilja Palmadóttir, whose vision for the house,… Read more

ATypI ❘ Typographer’s Guide to Reykjavik Part 9

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This year’s ATypI conference will be held here in Reykjavik in September, and while waiting for the fall, ATypI’s ”social media tourist guide”, illustrator Rán Flygenring has been preparing a typographer’s guide to Reykjavik. This time, she brings you the Icelandic horse – enjoy!

DesignTalks 2011 ❘ Winy Maas


Hi all holidaymakers, Want to hear something super inspiring? Log on to our Vimeo and listen to architect Winy Maas’s lecture from last DesignMarch.   Ps. For all our Vimeo videos, take a look here.

Nordic Fashion Biennale 2011

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Hi all, Here is something interesting for the Seattle-bound: Nordic fashion takes over The Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle in September! The event is called Nordic Fashion Biennale, and it will feature a varied program cool style from up North, including a 3-day-symposium on sustainability, cultural heritage and branding and… Read more

Happy Birthday Kiosk!

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The fashion boutique KIOSK is celebrating its 1-year-birthday today, happy birthday, til hamingju! Owned and run by a collection of young, up-and-coming fashion designers, the store stocks 9 local labels, Arna Sigrún, REY, Shadow Creatures, Asi of Iceland, EYGLÓ, Hlín Reykdal, Saevar Markús, Skaparinn and YR. It’s the perfect one-stop-shop… Read more

ATypI ❘ Typographer’s Guide to Reykjavik Part 8

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This year’s ATypI conference will be held here in Reykjavik in September, and while waiting for the fall, ATypI’s ”social media tourist guide”, illustrator Rán Flygenring has been preparing a typographer’s guide to Reykjavik. This time, she’s got something sweet to say:

FærID | One Year On

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FærID, a design team formed by Scandinavian Central St. Martins graduates, will participate in New Designers  – One Year On at the Business Design Centre in London, 6. – 9. July.