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Monthly archive November, 2012

Hofsós Swimming Pool by Basalt Arkitektar

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Designed by Basalt Arkitektar and completed in 2010, The Hofsós municipal swimming pool is a delicately integrated into the landscape, cutting itself into the site and opening up towards the view of the ocean and the island of drangey. In the Icelandic sagas, outlaw Grettir the Strong took refuge in… Read more

Water and Earth at Hanaholmen, WDC Helsinki 2012

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Hanaholmen in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 is currently exhibiting Water and Earth, Icelandic-Finnish jewelry design. Here are few snapshots from the exhibition, looks great, doesn’t it?                             Also see our previous posts on Orr, Hafsteinn Juliusson,… Read more

Helga Mogensen

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opened in Hanasaari Cultural Centre, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 yesterday. We want to show you a few works works by the Icelandic designers. Here are some pieces by Helga Mogensen, beautiful, don’t you think? Mogensen received a degree in jewellery design from the… Read more

Orr

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opened in Hanasaari Cultural Centre World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 yesterday. One of the participants is Orr, jeweller duo Ástþór Helgason and Kjartan Örn Kjartansson. Ástþór Helgason worked metal for the first time with his uncle Þór at the tender age of 12, and… Read more

Hildur Yr Jónsdóttir

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opens in Hanasaari Cultural Centre in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 today, and we wanted to take the chance to show you some works by each of the partaking Icelandic designers. Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir studied jewellery design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam…. Read more

Growing Jewellery by Hafsteinn Júlíusson

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opens in Hanasaari Cultural Centre World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 today. The exhibition features five Finnish and five Icelandic designer teams. In the next few days, we will introduce all the Icelandic designers partaking in the exhibition. Stay tuned! First up, Hafsteinn Júlíusson studied… Read more

Fashion meets Ceramics | Sigrun G and Steinunn

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Steinunn exhibited beautiful ceramics by Sigrun G at their store. What a fantastic combination of ceramics and fashion, and a great example of how the tightly knit Icelandic design scene collaborates regardless of the boundaries between the disciplines. Here are a few snapshots from the exhition, enjoy!      … Read more