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Monthly archive August, 2012

Corrugated Colours of Reykjavik


The houses of downtown Reykjavik keep charming visitors and locals alike with their rich and diverse colours. These diverse coulour schemes take place on the corrugated iron plates that clad the old timber houses, built in the years 1870-1915, in particular. Icelanders started importing corrugated iron from England in 1870…. Read more

Stöðin by KRADS


Stöðin is the service station of choice for the design enthusiasts travelling in Iceland. Designed by the Icelandic-Danish architecture practise KRADS for Shell Iceland, The curved concrete façade of Stöðin hides behind itself a gas station, restaurant, drive-through and a shop. The design is inspired by American diners. According to… Read more

Studio Granda at Louisiana


New Nordic is an extensive exhibition on Nordic architecture and design at Louisiana, Denmark. The Icelandic architects Studio Granda was invited to design a pavilion in the exhibition. The pavilion is made from corrugated iron that is standing on Icelandic lava bed. It is painted blue on the outside and red in… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Snaefrid


    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.

RVK Looks ❘ Sirra


    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.

RVK Looks ❘ Sandra


    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.

RVK Looks ❘ Sigrún


RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, the founder of the Finnish street style blog Hel-Looks.