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Monthly archive February, 2013

DesignMarch 2013 Identity | M by Mundi

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This year’s DesignMarch festival identity (by Jónas Valtysson and Ármann Agnarsson) features a real wooden grid that forms the letters “HönnunarMars” (Icelandic for DesignMarch). Made from pine by designer Hlynur Axelsson, the grid, some 475 x 350 x 45 cm in size was then photographed by Marino Thorlacius in several locations… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Identity | H by HAF


This year’s DesignMarch festival identity (by Jónas Valtysson and Ármann Agnarsson) features a real wooden grid that forms the letters “HönnunarMars” (Icelandic for DesignMarch). Designed and built by Valtysson and Agnarsson in collaboration with designer Hlynur Axelsson, the grid, some 475 x 350 x 45 cm in size was then photographed by Marino Thorlacius in several… Read more

13Al+ at Stockholm Design Week 2013

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13Al+ gave the first preview to a work-in-progress collection of items made from aluminium by five Icelandic designers, Sigga Heimis, Thóra Birna, Snaebjörn Stéfansson, Gardar Eyjólfsson and Katrin Olina during Stockholm Design Week. If you missed it, don’t worry – the project travels to Reykjavik for DesignMarch 14-17.3.2013 next! A… Read more

A. Gudmundsson, Bryndis Bolladóttir and Volki at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2013

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Three Icelandic companies, A. Gudmunsson, Bryndis Bolladóttir and Volki exhibited new items at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2013. All three companies design and produce all their items in Iceland from local raw materials. Here are a few tasters:       A. Gudmundsson is a furniture production company established in 1956…. Read more

Jónófón by Jón Helgi Hólmgeirsson

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Good evening, Here is one more repost from last year: We originally blogged about Jónófón as part of our student series. Having attracted lots of attention and praise, Jónófon is now also part of the new Fritz Hansen flagship store. Congratulations! Jónófón is an acoustic vinyl-record-player that uses a papercup… Read more

Friday Candy | Rocking Knit

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This week’s Friday Candy is a fun take on the Icelandic staple wool. While knitting is lots of fun, we here at Iceland Design Centre are all for multitasking: “Rocking-Knit” by ECAL/Damien Ludi, Colin Peillex is a new interpretation of the rocking chair. It offers its user productive moments of… Read more