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Monthly archive May, 2012

The Graduates 2012 ❘ LHI Fashion Show 2012 2/3

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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 Margrét Sigríður Valgarðsdóttir Below Björg Skarphéðinsdóttir Above Björg Skarphéðinsdóttir Below Sunna Örlygsdóttir Above Sunna Örlygsdóttir Images Courtesy of LHI

The Graduates 2012 ❘ LHI Fashion Show 2012 1/3

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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 Anna Kristín Sigurðardóttir Below Hera Guðmundsdóttir Above Hera Guðmundsdóttir Below Halla Hákonardóttir Above Halla Hákonardóttir Below Eva Brá Barkardóttir Images Courtesy of LHI

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Einar Guðmundsson

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0.01% is an artistic book about trees and timber by graphic designer Einar Guðmundsson. The book includes basic information on trees, an article about the tree of life as well as details on ten tree types. What were the inspiration for 0.01%? During the process of making the book I… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Gisli Hilmarsson

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Light is a cupboard inspired by systems, hope, naivism and artist James Turrell’s works. The light cupboard is supposed to reflect hope, if we lose our hope there is little left. And yet hope is a concept which is often forgotten, or not made a priority. The cupboard is based… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Harpa Björnsdóttir

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Nr. 23 is a new take on the wheelchair by product designer Harpa Björnsdóttir

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Dagbjört Ylfa Geirsdóttir

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Ævar is a graduation project by the 27-year-old product design student Dagbjört Ylfa Geirsdóttir. Made of leftovers from Hampiðjan, a global manufacturer of ropes, fishingnets and other related products, Ævar is made of polyethyline ropes that are used to make trawls for the fishing business. Named after a man who… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Gudrun Hardardóttir

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Skjól is an outdoor seat and wind break located at Ægissíðan in 107 Reykjavík. The seat lies flat on the ground when not in use, blending in with its environment. When needed, it can be pulled up creating a seat that will give shelter from the North winds. The idea is… Read more

Student Series ❘ SPARK by Dröfn Sæmundsdóttir, Kolbeinn Ísólfsson and Egill Rúnar Viðarsson

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SPARK the electric race car is a cooperation project of The Iceland academy of the Arts and University of Iceland. The students of the Iceland Academy of the Arts designed the car’s dashboard, seat and body along with the logo, homepage and the team’s whole image.           … Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Elsa Ýr Bernhardsdóttir

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Flags is a series of ten wood flags that reflect a personal view into the colors of Reykjavik and its many shades. Háleiti og bustadir, Háleitisbraut From the ten districts of Reykjavík city, ten streets were chosen, one from each district. Pictures were taken of the front doors and walls… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Svana Lovísa Kristjánsdóttir

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Metamorphosis are geometrical objects for the home.     The collection consists of five objects made of The Mallard, The Great Cormorant and The red-breasted Merganser. Methamorphosis is a new take on taxidermy and uses only material previously discarded by icelandic hunters, but by tanning the birds skin it becomes… Read more