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DesignMarch 2014 | Fabulists

The fabulous artists at Gallery Fabúla welcomed visitors to their open space in the old harbour to explore their new jewellery, photographs, textiles, paintings, design and ceramics. Here are Julia’s images from the event.        Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | Cooking Ceramics

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 | TEASER

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

Ceramics for Sharing Food

Hi there, Did you have a good weekend? Here are some interesting upcoming design works by ceramics designers from the Reykjavik School of Visual Arts to kick off your week. During their final term, the students researched the culture of sharing food. As their final project, they designed new party… Read more


Mýrin and MAR recently opened shop in Hafnarbúðir, and during DesignMarch 2013 the designers of MAR, Hafsteinn Júlíusson and Karitas Sveinsdóttir of HAF, along with Guðný Hafsteins and Siggi Odds showed new works related  and unrelated  to the restaurant. Here are a few snapshots from the restaurant for… Read more

Shoe in the Window | GrowMe

The fifth yule lad to come to town is called Pottaskefill, pot-licker. To good Icelandic design fans, he brings GrowMe, a self-watering pot for herbs, designed by Embla Vigfúsdóttir.       The lower bowl is filled with water once in a while and the wick conducts the water to the roots… Read more

White Christmas

  This Christmas, Hönnunarsafn Íslands, Museum of design and applied art has set the table with Arabia, Royal Copenhagen, Stavangerflint and other Nordic design treasures. Some Christmas dinner inspiration for you, gjörið þið svo vel!     Hvít Jól is open until January 15. For more information on the exhibition,… Read more

Christmas Calendar 19 ❘ Pétur H. Ármannsson

What is your favorite Icelandic design? Ceramic model houses with candles inside by Kristbjörg Guðmundsdóttir – it is my favorite Christmas decoration. Who would you like to give it to this Christmas? SOS Children’s village in Conakry, Guinea in West Africa And who should be the next to answer these… Read more

A Trip To The Factory

    The Reykjavík School of Visual Arts – FORMING Department presents: A Collaboration with the Porcelain Factory KAHLA/Thuringen Porzellan GMBH. A TRIP TO THE FACTORY at DMY Berlin 1. -5. June 2011. In the winter of 2010 students from the Forming department at Reykjavík School of Visual Arts went… Read more

Diary of a Design Student ❘ Ceramics Course

Hey, hey, It’s me, Elín Bríta blogging for you today. This Monday, I completed my first year as a product design student at the Iceland Academy of the Arts! It went by extremely quickly, I really can’t believe there are only 2 years left. Mental. For the last 5 weeks… Read more