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Monthly archive March, 2013

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Siggi Eggertsson

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The Iceland Mail Office launches a new series of stamps during DesignMarch. Drawn up by Iceland’s foremost graphic designers, one of the stamps is by Siggi Eggertsson. While the weather outside is so snowy the mural is barely visible right now, take a look at these images and the video… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Orr

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DesignMarch starts next week – hooray, hooray, hooray! The exhibition Water and Earth opens in the Nordic house, featuring works by five Finnish and five Icelandic jewelry designers. One of the partaking designers is Orr, we hope you like their work! Orr is the jeweller duo Ástþór Helgason and Kjartan Örn Kjartansson. Ástþór Helgason… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Helga Mogensen

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DesignMarch starts next week – hooray, hooray, hooray! The exhibition Water and Earth opens in the Nordic house, featuring works by five Finnish and five Icelandic jewelry designers. One of the partaking designers is Helga Mogensen, we hope you like her work! Mogensen received a degree in jewellery design from the Edinburgh College of… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir

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DesignMarch starts next week – hooray, hooray, hooray! The exhibition Water and Earth opens in the Nordic house, featuring works by five Finnish and five Icelandic jewelry designers. One of the partaking designers is Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir, we hope you like her work! Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir studied jewellery design at the Gerrit… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Hafsteinn Juliusson

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DesignMarch starts next week, hooray, hooray, hooray! The exhibition Water and Earth opens in the Nordic house, featuring works by five Finnish and five Icelandic jewelry designers. While waiting for it, take a look at these beautiful works by one of them, Hafsteinn Juliusson. First up, Hafsteinn Júlíusson studied design at the Iceland… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Netagerdin


Netagerdin organizes a carnival for this year’s DesignMarch 2013. There are still a few days to go before the fun starts – while waiting, take a look at what they were up to last year. Netagerðin work&shop is a group of three design firms, (BBolla, Stáss, Volki) and the independent… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Steinunn Sigurðardóttir

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DesignMarch 2013 starts next week, we cannot wait! While waiting for the fun to start, here is a little bit about Steinunn who is one of the participating designers. In this interview below, Steinunn explains how nature influences her work: See some Images of her current collection, The Knot Collection below: For more… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Product of the Year

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Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. The Award for best product went to…Holster by  FurTrade! A unisex vest for carrying small items, Holster is the outcome of a cross-disciplinary collaboration between graphic designer Siggi Odds and fashion designer Bóas Kristjánsson. Made from leftover cuts of local… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Project of the Year

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Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. For the first time ever, Grapevine awarded best fashion design too, and the award went to… Torg í Biðstöðu! Run by the city, Torg Í Biðstöðu is a programme that makes use of various ‘meanwhile spaces’ in Reykjavík. It invites and… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Best Product Line

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Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. The prize for best product line went to .. Kria Jewelry! Cod II by Kría Jewellery (Jóhanna Methúsalemsdóttir) is a collection of jewellery inspired by cod bones. An interesting, beautiful new take on cod—the staple fish that kept the nation alive… Read more