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Monthly archive October, 2013

Iceland Airwaves Picks by Helicopter

Iceland Airwaves is upon us, hooray! We asked some of our music-savvy designers for tips to what to see. Here are fashion designer Helga Lilja’s picks from the line-up:   Yo La Tengo I will be sure not to miss out on Yo La Tengo, I have listened to them since… Read more

Iceland Airwaves Picks by Siggi Odds

Are you ready for the Iceland Airwaves? We asked some of our music-savvy designers for tips to what to see. This is what graphic designer Siggi Odds has to say:   Japam @ KEX hostel, Sunday November 3. at 15:00 Japam @ JÖR store, Wednesday October 30 at 18:00 Why?… Read more

Iceland Airwaves Picks by Jón Helgi Holmgeirsson

Over 200 names in the line-up, no idea what to see? We asked some design-savvy designers for tips as per what to see in Airwaves. Here is what Jón Helgi Hólmgeirsson will not miss:   Emiliana Torrini I’m a complete sucker for her music and I absolutely adore her voice…. Read more

Iceland Airwaves Picks by Alli Metall

Just a couple more days to Airwaves! While waiting for the fun to start, we asked some of our music-savvy designers for tips to what to see. Here are graphic designer Alli Metal’s picks from the line-up: Agent Fresco Genre: Alternative Rock One of the best live bands I have ever… Read more

Architecture Tips to Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves is just about to start, and we cannot wait! Some of the festival venues are a treat for architecture fans, too.   Reykjavik’s award-winning concert hall Harpa isn’t just a classical venue. During Airwaves, it will host everything to Kraftwerk to noise to electro. Even the Icelandic Symphony… Read more

You Are in Control 2013

You Are in Control was held in Bio Paradis for the sixth time this year, and we had a fantastic time! Thank you, takk, kiitos for everybody that spoke, cooked, listened, partook in our Restaurant Day workshop or in otherwise participated. Here are a few images from the event.  … Read more

YAIC by Sitrus

The creative and production agency Sitrus made the infographic video for You Are in Control conference that starts tomorrow. Have you seen the video already? If not, click play! It explains what the conference is about in just one minute. You are in control from SITRUS on Vimeo. According to Stefán… Read more

Organic by Sigga Heimis

Designer Sigga heimis has created a spectacular series of objects inspired by human organs made from glass in collaboration CMOG, Corning Museum of Glass. The collection aims to raise awareness of organ donation, and will be exhibited in Designgalleriet in Stockholm, Sweden, opening on October 30.   Corning Museum of… Read more


Knots, ropes, nets and floats – NET is an exhibition of design and crafts that in one way or another relates to fishing and the sea. Curated by architect Anna Leoniak, the exhibition features works by 14 designers and craftsmen, and it is (suitably) on display in the gallery space… Read more

The Pink Ribbon by Brandenburg

Iceland turns pink every October, with various activities organized as part of the annual support campaign for Krabbameinsfelag Íslands, the Icelandic Cancer Society. We wanted to share a fantastic addition to the campaign – a slip road in the shape of a bow painted pink in central Reykjavik. With concept… Read more