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Monthly archive March, 2013

DesignMarch 2013 | Design in Dialogue

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Design in Dialogue, a group exhibition at the Culture House curated by Katarina Siltavuori of WDC Helsinki 2012 brought  designers from different backgrounds together in interdisciplinary collaborations. Among participants are Hver design, 7 factory design, ERUM, Guðný Hafsteinsdóttir, Sif Ægisdóttir, Rúna Thors and Ragnheiður I. Ágústsdóttir.          … Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Tinna Gunnarsdóttir

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Tinna Gunnarsdóttir exhibited Ljóshyrningur, a table lamp that emits gentle indirect lighting, designed for Lumex. Comfortable in a corner, it sometimes ventures towards the centre. The form is an ode to geometry, which is never far off. The material is an ode to industrial production, so unconscious of its beauty…. Read more

RFF | Snowblind by Mundi and 66° North

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 Mundi in collaboration with the outdoor wear label 66° North closed the fifth edition of the Reykjavik Fashion Festival with a surprise – instead of the traditional catwalk show, the AW 2013 collection Snowblind was presented in a short film. Here are a few shots by Hulda Sif. Scroll down for  the… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 at Harpa

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Several of the DesignMarch 2013 events took place in Reykjavik’s imposing seaside concert hall Harpa: Icelandic product designers’ group exhibition, Icelandic furniture manufacturers’ pieces, Suopunki, design from the Finnish Lapland and of course the Reykjavik Fashion Festival all took place behind its glass facade. Here are some images from the… Read more

RFF 2013 | Behind the Scenes

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The fourth edition of Reykjavik Fashion Festival was held in Harpa in collaboration with DesignMarch. Here are a few backstage shots by our wonderfully talented Hulda Sif. Stay tuned – more RFF images coming soon!               Images by Hulda Sif

Hafnarboðið

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Mýrin and MAR recently opened shop in Hafnarbúðir, and during DesignMarch 2013 the designers of MAR, Hafsteinn Júlíusson and Karitas Sveinsdóttir of HAF, along with Guðný Hafsteins and Siggi Odds showed new works related  and unrelated  to the restaurant. Here are a few snapshots from the restaurant for… Read more

DesignTalks 2013 | Rán Flygenring’s live illustrations

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  Are you ready for a real treat? Rán Flygenring live illustrated our DesignTalks, a day of lectures by internationally acclaimed speakers that takes place on the first day of DesignMarch. The images have been all over Twitter and Instagram so far. Here below is the entire series. A big… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Aurum

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Gudbjörg Ingvarsdóttir of Aurum showed new works there – a geometrical series of pieces made from silver and a community project in collaboration with African handcrafters in DesignMarch 2013, what do you think of these?                     Images by Hulda Sif  

DesignMarch 2013 | Story Delicious

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Here are a few images from the fantastic food installation Story Delicious that paired stories and meals, both of which have a beginning, a middle and an end. And what better a place for the event than the basement of the Culture House, home of the original Icelandic saga manuscripts?… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Opening ceremony

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Images by Hulda Sif