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Monthly archive June, 2012

The making of the mural by Siggi Eggertsson


Siggi Eggertsson recently designed a mural for our very own office here at the Iceland Design Centre, have you already seen it? Take a look at this beautiful video by Arnaldur Bjarnason and Einar Karl Gunnarsson on the making of it.

Smári McCarthy | The Next Napster Moment


Filmed last January in the symposium Me Craft/You Industry, software developer and hacker Smári McCarthy uses music sharing platform Napster as an example to explain how in the near future he believes craft productions will move away from centralised industries and challenge their existing authority.

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Birgir Már Sigurðsson

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A graphic design graduate Birgir Már Sigurðsson graduated from Iceland Academy of the Arts with Skógar, a no-nonsense brand for Icelandic whiskey.   Video courtesy of Birgir Már Sigurðsson

ADC*E Silver Nomination ❘ Reykjavik Letterpress

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One more ADC*E nominated, super-talented team, hooray! Reykjavik Letterpress received the ADC*E Silver Nomination for their lovely A bit of a Mix, a promotional kit that combines information on letterpress printing and small cards people can tear out and use for themselves, such as greeting cards and To-do lists. Congratulations!… Read more

ADC*E Silver Nomination ❘ Filmund Reel for RIFF

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Reykjavik Design Laboratory recently received their first ADC*E Nomination for their work Filmund Reel for RIFF, Reykjavik International Film Festival 2011. Created for the Reykjavik international Film Festival in 2011, Filmund Reel is the festival’s fan nr. 1. He lives and breathes films, to the extent that his very body… Read more

Friday Candy ❘ WDC Helsinki 2012 Pavilion

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Halla recently visited the World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki to partake in Design Round Table alongside other Nordic design experts, movers and shakers to discuss internationalisation of design. Interesting topic, don’t you think? The discussions took place in Pavilion, which looked so swell to us that we thought we would… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Síta

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  All my clothes are vintage. I love my dress because of the bright colours and the pattern. It’s from Rokk og rósir vintage store. – Síta, 25     RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, the founder of the… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Raxel

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    I’m wearing a vintage dress and jacket, KronKron stockings, vintage Gucci shoes and a replica Cartier ring. – Raxel     RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish street style blog Hel-Looks.

And the ADC*E Gold Award goes to… Siggi Eggertsson!

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Fantastic news! Siggi Eggertsson is the first Icelandic designer to win the Art Directors Club Europe Gold Award.   In addition, Reykjavik Letterpress was nominated for the graphic design of Bland í búnti, a promotional kit that is a mix of information about letterpress printing as well as small cards… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Steine

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  I’m wearing a self-made scarf, a Diana Freis shirt, KronKron pants, Marjan Pejoski shoes, jewellery from India and a vintage bag from my favourite vintage store, Welttenberg in Los Angeles. – Steine, 23   RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa… Read more