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Monthly archive March, 2014

DesignMarch 2014 | Muses

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Happy first official day of DesignMarch! The group exhibition Muses organized by the Association of Icelandic Fashion Designer opened yesterday in Kex. Here are Hulda Sif‘s images from the opening.           Images by Hulda Sif

DesignMarch 2014 | Viti by Volki

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Happy first official day of DesignMarch! Viti by Volki opened yesterday in Mengi. Here are Hulda Sif’s images from the opening.   Images by Hulda Sif

DesignMarch 2014 | Kraum

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Happy first official day of DesignMarch! The exhibition Next Door Neighbours of 12 Faroese designers and craftsmen opened yesterday in KRAUM. Here are Hulda Sif’s images from the opening.                   Images by Hulda Sif

DesignMarch 2014 | Cooking Ceramics

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More DesignMarch! Cooking Ceramics is a collaboration project between ceramic students from Reykjavik School of Visual Art and ceramic company Kahla. Kahla’s product collection Atelier is on display as well as design moulds that give visitors an idea of the process behind the product. Here are our Hulda Sif‘s images… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | STAKA

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The harsh and magnificent landscape of Iceland‘s wild interior was the inspiration for product designer María Kristín Jónsdóttir when creating a new line of Staka, accessories for both men and women. The previous line was nominated for the Grapevine Design Award 2013 – here are the first snap shots of… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Designs from Nowhere

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Voila, may we present: The first official images from this year’s DesignMarch! Designs from Nowhere is by Julia Lohmann, Max Lamb, Thorunn Arnadottir and Gero Grundmann, who were invited to East Iceland to work with local materials and resources. The results offer a bold mix of traditional and new design processes, exploring… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Dögg Guðmundsdóttir

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Iceland Museum of Design and Applied Arts will open an exhibition of works by Dögg Guðmundsdóttir on Wednesday. Our Julia couldn’t wait – here are her sneak peek images from the exhibition. See you in the opening tomorrow! The build-up gets filmed and will be shown at the exhibition. There also… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Culture House

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Be sure to know this building:  Culture House will host a number of graphic design exhibitions on DesignMarch 2014. Designed by Danish architect Johannes Magdahl Nielsen and opened in the year 1909, the neoclassical building is located in the heart of the city centre. There is a collection of Iceland’s printed… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by OrriFinn

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DesignMarch 2014 starts tomorrow! Here’s our suggestion for your last minute preparation tunes, courtesy of  Orri Finnson and Helga G. Friðriksdóttir, the jewelry designers under the name of OrriFinn. OrriFinn partakes in MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association of fashion designers that explores the ways in which fashion designers’ and musicians’… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Designs from Nowhere

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Austurland: Designs from Nowhere explores the possibilities for small-scale design and production in East Iceland, using locally sourced materials and skills. The exhibited work was created following a series of workshops that took place in Autumn 2013 featuring the designers Max Lamb, Þórunn Árnadóttir, Julia Lohmann and Gero Grundmann collaborating… Read more