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Monthly archive July, 2013

The Graduates 2013 | Rósa Þórunn Hannesdóttir

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Rósa Þórunn Hannesdóttir 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 | Yara Polana

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Graphic designer Yara Polana is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. God is a Black Woman is a spiritual fictional account of the creation of the universe. The story illustrates cultures and customs of some of the tribes that exist in her native Mozambique. It focuses on one… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Bethina Elverdam Nielsen


Fashion designer Bethina Elverdam Nielsen is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Inspired by the historical and dramatic changes of lifestyle and fashion of the early 20th century, when woman started to liberate themselves from the constricting clothes for the first time and openly embraced more comfortable styles like… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Elín Bríta


Product designer Elín Bríta is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Verndarbaugur constitutes a personal interpretation of the concept “amulet”. From early childhood I have been compelled to collect and believe in diminutive things: a small pebble, a clay object or a piece of string that… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Bergþóra Góa Kvaran

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Bergþóra Góa Kvaran is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland 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 the winter… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Jón Cleon


Graphic designer  Jón Cleon is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. As his final project, he created a new paint brand itten. itten sells paint which is environmentally friendly and does not contain harmful chemicals that are dangerous to humans or the environment. The brand aims at minimising the environmental impact… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir

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Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland 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 the winter and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 I Olga Árnadóttir

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Olga Árnadóttir 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 the winter… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Narfi Þorsteinsson


Graphic designer Narfi Þorsteinsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. As his final project, he created the visual identity and communication materials for his new company Skiltamálun Reykjavíkur that paints murals and wall signs. Check out their website for some great street art from Reykjavik. It… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Arnar Már Jónsson

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Fashion designer Arnar Már Jónsson  is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final collection is inspired by films – cyber punk movie Tetsuo, in which the body of a Japanese worker begins transforming into a scrap-metal after being involved in an accident.         The… Read more