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Monthly archive June, 2013

The Graduates 2013 | Sighvatur Halldórsson

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Graphic designer Sighvatur Halldórsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His Graduate project, the Rawwar poster series, reflects his interest in the second World War and is his attempt to tell the story visually with one of the most popular medium of that era, the… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Sigrún Harpa Þórarinsdóttir

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Sigrún Harpa Þórarinsdóttir is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2013 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Viktoria Buzukina

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Graphic designer Viktoria Buzukina is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Stafasmjátt is a multicultural children’s book with the Icelandic alphabet for children aged 2 to 5. It serves as the first introduction to the letters, helps to learn new words and gives a… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Arnar Fells Gunnarsson


Graphic designer Arnar Fells Gunnarsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project is Galdraskræða Skugga, a new version of an old book of Icelandic spells. Written by Jochum M. Eggertson who is better known under his pen name “Skuggi”, meaning “shadow”, the book was first… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Vala Torfadóttir

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Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Fashion designer Vala Torfadóttir and her label Spaksmannsspjarir are currently celebrating their 20th anniversary, congratulations! Here are the birthday hero’s recommendations to Reykjavik paired with illustrations by… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Rán Flygenring


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Here are graphic designer, illustrator Rán Flygenring’s recommendations to Reykjavik paired with illustrations by our super intern Florian Lohse.   1. Kaffismiðjan On top of my… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Hafsteinn Juliusson


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Here are designer Hafsteinn Juliusson’s recommendations for his favorites in Reykjavik paired with illustrations by our super intern Florian Lohse. Now we might just head for a swim later… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Pétur Ármannsson


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Here are architect Pétur Ármannsson‘s recommendations for an architecture walk in Reykjavik paired with illustrations by our super intern Florian Lohse. So interesting we might just take… Read more

ADC*E European Student of the Year 2013 | Anatomy of Letters by Sigga Rún

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The good news just keep pouring in! Sigga Rún’s final project at Iceland Academy of the Arts, Anatomy of Letters won the series European Student of the Year at ADC*E, congratulations! We originally posted about the project  in our student work series here, but if this is not a reason to re-post it, what is? Enjoy!… Read more

Friday Candy | First images of Colony Collapse Disorder: Postoperative Ethics of Terraforming by Sruli Recht

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Happy Friday! Here is something interesting to start off your weekend: This is the first image of Sruli Recht’s new collection Colony Collapse Disorder: Postoperative Ethics of Terraforming, showing terraforming particle clouds as they float over Mars. It is a collaboration with zeitguised.com. We cannot wait to see more!     Images… Read more