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Monthly archive March, 2012

DesignMarch 2012 I Dýrðin dýrðin

The Nordic House, in cooperation with The Icelandic Association of Landscape Architects and Iceland Design Centre, arranged a competition for the best idea on landscaping of the area around The Nordic House. The goal was to get realistic and exciting ideas on the design and content of this unique area. Vatnsmýrin in… Read more

RFF Designers | REY

The Icelandic brand REY was founded in spring 2009 by Rebekka Jónsdóttir, after she finished her fashion studies at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. Rebekka finds inspiration for her collections in the nature and mainly in the yarns and fabrics that she carefully chooses. The result… Read more

RFF Designers | Ella by El

It is also the 1st time at the Reykjavík Fashion Festival for ELLA; an Icelandic slow-fashion brand created by Elínrós Líndal and a team of women whose leitmotif is elegance and quality. ELLA is a modern luxury brand respectful towards the environment and the workers. As they explain “every ELLA item is… Read more

RFF Designers | Kormákur & Skjöldur

Kormákur & Skjöldur is a men’s clothing brand based in Iceland that was created thanks to the collaboration between Kormákur Geirharðson, Skjöldur Sigurjónsson and the fashion designer, Guðmundur Jörundsson. Originally Kormákur and Skjöldur run a menswear store downtown Reykjavík called Herrafataverzlun Kormáks & Skjaldar. In 2010 they used their store as… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 I KRAUM – A Pan And a Lamp

At DesignMarch, Kraum showed 5 new designs of the original Icelandic pancake pan. The original pan is produced since 1950 by the company Málmsteypan Hella, which is also going to produce the new designs. To make things clear, the pan-part is the same as in the old days just the… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 I Or Type at KEX

For more information, take a look here. Thank you Gudmundur!

DesignMarch 2012 I DesignTalks Notes

We asked a few creatives to show us their sketchbooks after the inspiring talks on Thursday. Here is what Hafdis Sunna Hermannsdóttir, PHD fellow at Food+Design at Aalborg University made of it:

DesignMarch 2012 I The Journey by MUNDI

One of the most memorable DesignMarch experiences was the screening of MUNDI‘s S12 collection The Journey, presented at the Raudhólar pseudocraters – stormy, striking, freezing cold and wonderfully exciting! Images by Hulda Síf Ásmundsdóttir, huldasif at gmail dot com

DesignMarch 2012 I Float

This beautiful floating cap by Unnur Valdis Kristjánsdóttir was introduced at Sóley Natura Spa during DesignMarch. “I guess it has to do with having grown up surrounded by water, going to the swimming pools all the time” Kristjánsdóttir said, when asked about the origins and inspirations for the float cap…. Read more

RFF Designers | Kron by KronKron

Hugrún Ánadóttir and Magni Þorsteinsson are the designers behind the Icelandic brand KRON by KRONKRON. The extremely creative couple decided to create its own label in 2008. They started with a very successful shoe collection and just two years later the KRON by KRONKRON launched also a ready to wear line. Known… Read more