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Monthly archive March, 2014

DesignMarch 2014 | TEASER

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Here are a few snapshots from TEASER, an experimental teahouse at Spark Design Space. Rather than being set up in the traditional Japanese teahouse style, the space will be designed by the Attikatti team, playing with various aspects of tea. The guests have a unique opportunity for a rare Icelandic teahouse… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by Eygló

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Hi all, How are you? We have a new playlist for you, this time by fashion designer Eygló, another one of the participants of MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association of fashion designers that explores the ways in which fashion designers’ and musicians’ work influences each other. Eygló is a member of… Read more

Katla

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As DesignMarch and all the endless parties are drawing close, we wanted to point out Katla vodka by Reykjavik Distillery, an Icelandic vodka that has received a Red Dot Award for its package design. Named after the Icelandic volcano, the black and white label is inspired by the ash and… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Þórunn Árnadóttir

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Why hello! DesignMarch is just around the corner, we cannot wait – literally: Adriana headed over to Þórunn Árnadóttir‘s workshop to catch of glimpse of what is to come. She is part of the Designs From Nowhere project, opening in Spark Design Space, You wont want to miss this one! Þórunn Árnadóttir… Read more

The Reykjavík Grapevine Design Awards 2014

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The Reykjavik Grapevine, the local English language newspaper just handed out the fourth annual Design Awards. Once again, they rounded up a small panel of design-savvy folks to help them determine what was most cutting-edge in 2013. Winners for the Grapevine Design Awards 2014 were announced on Friday last week, with… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by Milla Snorrason

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Hi all, Listened to the playlist by Hildur Yeoman on repeat for the past few days? Worry not, we are back with more! This time, we turned to Milla Snorrason, the alter ego of fashion designer Hilda Gunnarsdóttir, one of the participants of MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association… Read more

Design March 2014 Teaser | Order to Effect


Would you like lower blood pressure for an appetizer? Perhaps a boost to immune system for main and additional energy for dessert? Click play to see what Order to Effect is all about, and head over to Reykjavik for DesignMarch to taste it!

Norður Salt

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Norður Salt is a flaky Icelandic sea salt, made using sustainable, geothermal methods at Karlsey Island in the Breiðafjördur bay in Western Iceland. The traditional production method dates back to 1755.  The salt production combines the two forces of Icelandic nature: geothermal energy and the Arctic Ocean.   Geothermal water… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Teaser I Hildur Yeoman


Click play to hear about the rebellious grandmother of designer, illustrator Hildur Yeoman, and head over to Reykjavik for DesignMarch to see the exhibition inspired by her.     More infos: Muses and Yulia Video by Glamour Etcetera  

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Reykjavík Letterpress

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There are just 2 weeks to DesignMarch 2014 and the preparations at the designers’ studios are full on. We visited Hildur Sigurðardóttir and Ólöf Birna Garðarsdóttir of Reykjavík Letterpress, a design studio established in 2010, doing funny, practical and aestetically pleasing products using letterpress techniques. For this year’s festival, they will… Read more