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Monthly archive May, 2012

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Sigurdur Angantysson Hólm

A conversation with the unconscious consists of drawings made over a period of time that were then collectively re-arranged and made into a larger image. That image unifies the various forms, patterns and symbols that were found in these drawings into an organized whole.   The drawing process went on… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Arnheiður Ófeigsdóttir

Varða is a resting place for travellers who have undertaken a hike across Iceland, located in Reykjanes.   The design process was focused on the spiritual and physical journey of an individual going through such a long and demanding hike.  Step by step he finds the next cairn of his… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ María Kristín Kristjansdóttir

The Yoga center is the final project by architecture graduate María Kristín Kristjansdóttir. A starting point for the pilgrimage across the country, the yoga center offers yoga facilities for the pilgrims to become better prepared spiritually and physically. The building is located in the middle of the lava, where the… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Jón Valur Jónsson

The final project for the architecture students at Iceland Academy of the Arts is a Tectonic Centre in the Reykjanes peninsula in the South West of Iceland. The Location Geologically speaking, Reykjanes is a unique place on earth to the extent that it shows the plate boundaries between Eurasia and… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Sigríður Rún

Anatomy of Letters is a book for imagination enthusiasts by graphic design graduate Sigríður Rún. The book describes five ancient letters that were used in Iceland in the years 1200 – 1900 and two other old letters that are almost solely used in the Icelandic language. The five ancient letters… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Veronika Gorbačova

Wired Up vol I is the first book about Icelandic electronic musicians by graphid design graduate Veronika Gorbačova.  Based on interviews with 10 artists from two record labels, Möller Records and Muhaha Records, the book showcases the techniques and the background of the musicians. The Icelandic electronic music scene has… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Stella Björg Björgvinsdóttir

Ugluholt (Owl Hill) is an illustrated typeface project built on the life at Ugluholt by graphic design graduate Stella Björg Björgvinsdóttir. In the letters you can find the animals and plants that live at Ugluholt. Representing the letter A is auðnutittlingur (common redpoll), býflugur and bláber (bees and blueberries) decorate… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Aron Freyr Leifsson

Himinn og jörð is the final project by architecture graduate Aron Freyr Leifsson. The building is situated near Reykjanesviti on the south-west corner of Reykjanes. Designed as accommodation for people planning on walking across Iceland, it features separate sleeping quarters for the hikers as well as an open area for… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Jóhann Geir Úlfarsson

Plus Minus Century by graphic design graduate Jóhann Geir Úlfarsson is a map of volcanic activity in Iceland. Iceland is a young island, still in the making, so it is only a matter of time when the next eruption will occur, in fact the island sees an eruption every five… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ LHI Fashion Show 2012 3/3

Graduating fashion designers from the Iceland Academy of the Arts put up a show at Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús – here are a few tasters, enjoy! Above Guðrún Sturludóttir Below Tanja Huld Leví Guðmundsdóttir Above Tanja Huld Leví Guðmundsdóttir Below Steinunn Björg Hrólfsdóttir Above Steinunn Björg Hrólfsdóttir Below Mai Shirato… Read more