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Monthly archive February, 2012

Ostwald Helgason I Backstage at NYFW

Images by Sonny Vandevelde Courtesy of Ostwald Helgason

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura

Headed to Reykjavik for DesignMarch? May we suggest a roof above your head: Our partner, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura, is one of the oldest hotels in town, a lovely 1960s pearl that has been recently renovated from top to toe.     Surrounded by nature, yet within a walking distance… Read more

Ostwald Helgason at NYFW

Ostwald Helgason showed their Fall 12 collection in New York to rave reviews, and deservingly so – take a look for yourselves:     It looks like (Ostwald) Helgason has sailed off to a promising start. (Vogue)         Ostwald Helgason made a banging start with what I… Read more

Tulipop at Ambiente

Tulipop recently showed a collection of new items – plates, lamps and tablemats – in addition to the hugely popular notebooks and cards at Ambiente in Frankfurt. We hear the trip was a great success! The crew sent us a few snapshots from their adventures, take a look for yourself:… Read more

Stockholm Design Week I Greenhouse

Stockholm design week just passed. Being there was inspiring, interesting, fun and of course informative! Greenhouse was my favorite and I want to share with you what interested me the most: Bottom Middle: ULL by Beril Cicek, a young designer from Turkey. A collection of mobile cabinets, works as ones luggage,… Read more

Icelandic Contemporary Design Memories I Design Forum Finland



The exhibition TÍZKA: Kjólar og korselett opened on Saturday the 28th of January 2012 and will be opened for visits until the 28th of August 2012 in the Bogasalur of the Þjóðminjasafnið in Reykjavik.   The opening was well visited on this quite rainy and stormy afternoon in Reykjavík. Many… Read more

Stockholm Design Week 2012 | Ready to ship by HAF

Last week in Stockholm HAF by Hafsteinn Juliusson presented their installation “Ready to ship” at a off venue exhibition in the hipster area of Södermalm. For the occasion they displayed their exisiting collection that includes Growing Jewelry, Wheel of nutrition and Slim Chips.     All products are produced and… Read more

Stockholm design week I The Greenhouse

This is my 3rd day at Stockholm Design week, and I have tried to cover all of the exhibitions and design shops there are to be found in the city. -A big task, so the days are very long. The Stockholm furniture and light fair is held in a huge… Read more

Stockholm Design Week 2012 | Stáss

        Opening of the Fair 7.2. Early morning press rolling in, lots of talk positivity and laughs, Icelandic designers eager to communicate the concept and production! The origin of our product – the fact that we are a population of 300.000 and we have a vibrant design… Read more