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Monthly archive March, 2012

DesignMarch 2012 FAQ

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Important Answers to Important Questions I just landed and cannot see anything but lava fields. Help. Keflavik is located 40 kilometers or so from Reykjavik. There is a regular transfer service, see www.flybus.is for more. Where do I stay? Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura Nauthólsvegur 52 – 101 Reykjavík Telephone: +354… Read more

Björk & Birkir

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Not that we would party ourselves (Us? No, never!), we just wanted to tell you about a designy drink that the others will be sipping on in the parties during DesignMarch. Björk and Birkir are made from Icelandic birch, produced by Foss distillery. The birch liqueur Björk and the birch… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Icelandic Design Quiz

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Fresh, exciting, exotic and not so accessible elsewhere, DesignMarch is a great time to see what is going on in the Icelandic design scene. Are you an Icelandic design rookie or a besserwisser? Test what you know in the quiz below. 1. What is the word for design in Icelandic?… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I Studio Sigga Heimis

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Almost DesignMarch! While waiting, here are a few snapshots from Sigga Heimis‘ new studio. Do you guess what this space used to be? Hint: It is located by the harbour and used to smell of fish. Head this way for an opening on Thursday 22.3. 17-19. See you there! Images… Read more

Typographer’s Guide To Reykjavik

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Hi there, This one is for all you that are headed to this icy little island of ours for DesignMarch 2012: Initially drawn up by the incredibly talented and unbelievably funny Rán Flygenring for the ATypI conference 2011, we thought they are so damned fine that they deserve a re-run…. Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I Netagerðin

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DesignMarch starts in just a couple of days, can you believe it? While waiting, take a look at these beautiful images from Netagerðin, fishnet factory turned designer collective headquarters, by our photographer Hulda Sif. Netagerðin will show new works and host a Finnish Design pop-up shop by the Design Forum Shop. The… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I SPARK design space

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What happens in the locations marked on the map below? Head over to SPARK design space this DesignMarch to find out!

DesignMarch 2012 Teaser + Competition

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DesignMarch 2012 marks the launch of dozens and dozens of new products. One of them has a slogan “Enjoy Our Nature” with the taglines “Icelandic Eruption” and “The Land of Explosions” attached to the image below. Can you guess what the product is? Write your answer in the comment field… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I Farmers Market

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You can almost hear the buzz as the Reykjavik designers have turned into busy bees getting ready for DesignMarch. Our wonderfully talented photographer Hulda Sif popped by Farmers Market that has recently moved into a new location. Here is a little sneak peek  – we cannot wait to see more!  … Read more

Kron by Kronkron

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  In the year 2000 a young Icelandic woman called Hugrún Árnadóttir graduated as a fashion designer from Studio Bercot in Paris. Back in Iceland she met an influential hairstylist, Magni Þorsteinsson, and love was in the air.     The same year they met this dynamic duo started their… Read more