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Monthly archive November, 2011

Greetings from Helsinki!

Icelandic Contemporary Design – Islantilaista Nykymuotoilua

Hello Helsinki, Design Forum Finlandissa ensi viikolla avautuva Icelandic Contemporary Design-näyttely esittelee islantilaista muotoilua ja arkkitehtuuria. Mukana on esimerkiksi lampaanvillaan kääritty nojatuoli, mustasta laavahiekasta tehty maljakko ja pikkuruista Siglufjördurin kalastajakylää suojeleva lumivyöryeste, jonka päälle voi kivuta mutkittelevalle maisemakävelylle. Nähdään Design Forumissa!     Ps. Got it? We are heading over… Read more

Open The Tower by KRADS

Open The Tower is a collection of a total of 676 models in scale 1:1000 by the Eurohigh design studio. Led by architect, professor Winy Maas (who visited us in DesignMarch 2011), Alexander Sverdlov and Ania Molenda of The Why Factory in collaboration with KRADS and supported by Lego and… Read more

Kisan + Farmers Market Party in NYC

Farmers Market alongside Kisan the Concept Store threw a party in NYC last weekend. It sure looks like a lot of fun!   Photos © Nicole Horton Courtesy of Farmers Market & Kisan The Concept Store

Aurora Design Fund allocates 6 000 000 ISK to designers

Aurora Design Fund (which is also one of the kind supporters and collaborators behind this blog – thank you!), allocated 6 000 000 ISK ( EUR 37.655,00) in grants for the local designers last Friday.   Ladies and Gentlemen, the grants go to…   SPARK Design Space, Reykjavik’s prime design… Read more

Harpa I Best Nordic Public Space Award 2011

    The square outside Harpa was awarded as the best Nordic public space at the Arkitekturmässan in Göteborg.     Finished in 2011, the “torg” is designed by Landslag and Batteríið in collaboration with Henning Larsen Architects and Ólafur Elíasson.     ”The urban landscape outside the new Harpa… Read more

Farmers Market Winter Collection Launch in NYC