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Icelandic Wool by Ístex

Many Icelandic designers like Vík Prjónsdótir, Farmers Market or Geysir use Icelandic wool for their design – in garments, accessories or other form of art. But where does this Icelandic wool come from? In Mosfellsbaer, 12 kilometers from Reykjavík, wool processing has been a trade since 1896. 1991 took Ístex… Read more

Reykjavík Art Festival 2014

Reykjavík Art Festival begins on May 22, and while counting the days to it, we took a closer look at the visual identity. The original logo was designed in 1970 by Kristín Þorkelsdóttir. You can see it on the very first Artfest catalog below. In 2004, it got a slight facelift,… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Cintamani

The Icelandic outdoors label Cintamani offers functional clothes with a fashionable take. The outdoor collection for women, men, children and babies includes pieces especially tailored for the challenging climate conditions of Iceland. Cintamani introduced the collection at Reykjavik Fashion Festival 2014.   For years, Cintamani has fused technical outerwear and… Read more

Happy Easter!

The Iceland Design Centre wishes you Happy Easter and a cool egg hunt. Gleðilega Páska! Illustration by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | The Scintilla Garden

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  

Nordic Design Lunch #2

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 | My Source of Inspiration

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    

DesignMarch 2014 | New Lingerie Collection by Mulier

The Clothing Store Eva presented Mulier’s first collection of Icelandic lingerie. Here are Julia’s images from the opening.   Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | Buildings on Stamps

During DesignMarch, the Icelandic Post Office released its fifth collection of stamps in the series Icelandic Contemporary Design. Dedicated to Icelandic architecture, the stamps are works by designer Örn Smári. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the opening. Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.

How can design be used as a tool for regional development? Designing for small communities provided participants with tools to engage in social design within their own communities. Speakers included Daniel Byström, Designers & Forests, DesignNation (SWE), Lára Vilbergsdóttir, MAKE by Þorpið (ICE), Pete Collard, Design Museum (UK), Jason Dilworth and… Read more