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Monthly archive March, 2012

Sígild Hönnun I Icelandic Design Icons

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      Veldu sígilda íslenska hönnun! Hönnunarmiðstöð Íslands, Hönnunarsafn Íslands, Epal og Hús og Híbýli leita þess sem hæst ber í íslenskri hönnun að mati almennings. Finnar eiga Alvar Aalto og Danir Arne Jacobsen en hvað er sígilt í íslenskri hönnun? Hönnunin getur flokkast undir grafisk hönnun, vöruhönnun, iðnhönnun,… Read more

Preview I Reykjavík Fashion Festival

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The Reykjavík Fashion Festival will take place from March 29th until April 1st at Harpa and Gamla Bió. These two iconic and contrasting venues perfectly embody the spirit of Icelandic fashion, known to combine modernity and tradition into unique design. The top Icelandic designers Birna, Ella, Hildur Yeoman, Kalda, Kormákur… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2012 Ceremony

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Skál for all the award winners, skál for the weekend, have a good one! Photographer: Valgardur Gíslason

Grapevine Design Awards 2012

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The brand new, ink-hasn’t-dried-yet issue of The Reykjavik Grapevine is all about Icelandic design and fashion – go and get it! For the second time, Grapevine also hands out Design Awards. And the winners are… Skyr Konfekt The outcome of “Bændaverkefnið”—a project whose objective was to get farmers involved in… Read more

Mokka

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Mokka is one of the oldest coffee shops in Iceland. It was founded in 1958 by a couple, Guðný Guðjónsdóttir and Guðmundur Baldvinsson. As a young man, Guðmundur was studying in Italy where he became familiar with how they made coffee in Italy – one cup at a time. He… Read more

Sóley Natura Spa + Flothetta

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DesignMarch 2012 is approaching! Our partner for the 2012 edition is Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura that also hosts the heavenly Sóley Natura Spa. Been there? Good! Havent? Go!   Sóley Natura Spa uses the Sóley Organics series. Sóley products are made with handpicked wild icelandic herbs. The special blends are… Read more

KEX

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Located in the old Frón biscuit factory by the Reykjavik seafront, KEX (Icelandic for biscuit) is Reykjavik’s newest hostel.     Injecting antique charm to the buildings inherent industrial chic, KEX’s décor is an eclectic collection from all over: an old US court office desk for the reception, 1930’s East… Read more