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Monthly archive April, 2014

DesignMarch 2014 | Chuck Mack

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For DesignMarch 2014 Icelandic/American designer, Chuck Mack, presented an RTA* prototype table using an innovative connection system that works for benches and low tables. The annual event has been a motivator for me. My trestle design was first presented at DesignMarch 2010 and led to a product launch this year… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Reykjavik Fashion Festival

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Here is a Best-Of-Collection of this year’s Reykjavik Fashion Festival in Harpa, during DesignMarch 2014. Have a look behind the scenes with Þórður Sveinsson‘s pictures of the backstage area. Birta Rán was reporting the catwalk.   Farmers Market A/W 2014 collection The show was a beautiful experience – models moved slowly on… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Aurum

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During DesignMarch 2014, the store Aurum held a collective exhibition in which were featured The Reflective Vale, the new and progressive ornate collection by jewellery label Kría. Selected by Billy, a new product line by Studiobility that gives up-and-coming designers a platform into a thriving production market. Sparking Tail, the… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 I Greenlandic Design

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The Greenlandic design label Inuk Design lead by Liss Stender was the first Greenlandic designer ever o partake in DesignMarch. Did you see her amazing products at Epal? Here are a few more product shots. You’ll find Inuk Design online here. Images courtesy of Inuk Design

DesignMarch 2014 | The Scintilla Garden

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Hi there, How are you? Did you visit the Scintilla garden house on Laekjartorg during DesignMarch? If not, here are a couple of snapshots of the flowerpots that Scintilla launched during the festival. What do you think – pretty, aren’t they?   Images by Julia Schygulla  

Notes from the Nordic Design Lunch #2

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  Here are more snapshots of the discussion notes from the Nordic Design Lunch. Thank you for attending, have a lovely day!           Illustrations by Rán Flygenring

Nordic Design Lunch #2

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Hello there, As promised, tadaa – may we present, the Nordic Design Lunch #2! We started in Stockholm during Stockholm Design Week 2014, when we joined our forces with Tanja, Mikko and the rest of the lovely people over at Design Forum Finland and invited Nordic design actors for lunch at the… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Studio Visit at Steinunn

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Fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir’s studio was taken over by strings, shapes and shadows during DesignMarch. Black Snow was an enchanting installation, inspired by string art, falling snow, the infinite forms a snowflake can manifest itself in and the importance of the space in between. We visited Steinunn at her beautiful… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Studio Visit, Milla Snorrason

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Fashion designer Milla Snorrason partook in MUSES, a group exhibition organized by the Association of Icelandic Fashion Designers on how clothing designers and musicians influence each other. DId you get to see the show? We visited Hilda Gunnarsdóttir, the woman behind Milla Snorrason at her studio and her lovely dog Ronja. Images by… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | My Source of Inspiration

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Graduate students in design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts invited guests to explore their sources of inspiration through wunderkammers at their lovely little exhibition in the bike store Kría. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the event. Photos by Julia Schygulla