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Monthly archive September, 2012

Friday Candy ❘ Bear by BETC

Reykjavik International Film Festival RIFF began yesterday. Remember, they received the ADC*E award for their 2011 mascot Filmund Reel, created by Reykjavik Design Laboratory? The gold award winning ad by BETC for Canal+ fits the moment, if you haven’t seen it yet, make sure you will – 1.19 minutes very… Read more

Hver Design

Hey collection by Italian Fabio del Percio of Hver design gives a new spin to the age old method that was in use in his native Italy until the II World War. While back then, people slept on mattresses stuffed with hey, del Percio has filled poufs and pillows with… Read more

Reykjavik Distillery receives Red Dot Award 2012

Reykjavik Distillery has received the prestigious design award Red Dot. According to the evaluators’ board, The purist appearance of the 3×3 letter combination reflects the simplicity of the indigenous Icelandic blueberry, crowberry and rhubarb. The number “3” also reflects the number of ingredients used in each liqueur: wild-grown fruits, sugar… Read more

Helsinki Design Week Opening

Helsinki Design Week opened last Friday, here are a few snapshots from the opening. The Icelandic-Danish architecture company KRADS partakes with their Open The Tower that opens on Wednesday – stay tuned for more!   Images Courtesy of Helsinki Design Week

WDC Helsinki 2012 | Everyday Discoveries Opening

Terveisiä Helsingistä, greetings from World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki! Here are a few pics from the Everyday Discoveries exhibition that opened last  Wednesday. Can you spot the Icelandic design icon, lopapeysa woollen sweater in the image below?     Produced by Design Forum Finland and curated and designed by the IMU… Read more

Vík Prjónsdóttir

    The Seal Pelt by Vík Prjónsdóttir is part of Everyday Discoveries, the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 International design house exhibition that opens tomorrow. If in Finland, join us! Vík stands for the southernmost village in Iceland, Prjón for knitting – Vík Prjónsdóttir is  a collective of young… Read more

Open The Tower by KRADS + The Why Factory

The Icelandic-danish architecture practice KRADS along with The Why Factory, LEGO® and Aalto University bring the workshop Open The Tower to Helsinki Design Week. Starting next week, the workshop will employ elementary Lego bricks – some 200 000 of them! – as a medium in a series of architectural investigations…. Read more

Cloud by Marý

Icelandic Stockholm-based designer Marý‘s Cloud is a heaven’s sent – not to mention a wonderfully positive take on the Icelandic weather (Yes, it is raining as we speak).     Cloud stores accessories such as ties, belts, tights, socks, jewelry and all the other accessories that tend to get lost in… Read more