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Christmas Calendar

Christmas Calendar 21 ❘ Sigríður Heimisdóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? Aurum makes beautiful jewelry that I have a weakness for… This year, they have new items inspired by corals and made in copper that are amazing. Guðbjörg Ingvarsdóttir has her own design signature and is one of our very best designers. Who would you… Read more

Christmas Calendar 20 ❘ Sigrún Sigvaldadóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? One of my favorite Icelandic design is the calendar by Snæfrid and Hildigunnur. It’s always surprising to see how fast time flies by, it leaves nostalgic memories to see the calendar disappear from the wall. Who would you like to give it to this… Read more

Christmas Calendar 19 ❘ Pétur H. Ármannsson

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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

Christmas Calendar 18 | Atli Hilmarsson


What is your favorite Icelandic design? My favorite Icelandic design is my parents’ house, drawn by Ormar Þór Guðmundsson. Modernist design of highest quality. Who would you like to give it to this Christmas? I would like to give this house to my wife. And who should be the next… Read more

Christmas Calendar 17 | Steinþór Kári Kárason

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? One of my favorite icelandic design is the Villa-traktor by architect Manfreð Vilhjálmsson. Here we have a beautiful combination of an understanding of the user and his needs and a clear understanding of the material and, with a sharp eye, expressed in a timeless piece…. Read more

Christmas Calendar 16 ❘ Hörður Lárusson

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design? It’s cruel to make me pick just one. I have favorites ranging from cards to books, from pillows to houses. But to name one that sits high up that list, I’d have to pick Sverrir Ásgeirsson‘s „Hleðsluskápur“. I saw the prototypes last DesignMarch… Read more

Christmas Calendar 15 ❘ Gunnar Vilhjálmsson

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design? There are quite a few I find absolutely brilliant and some of them have already been mentioned here in the Christmas Calendar. However the ones I favor for this Christmas are the books about the Icelandic flag by Hörður Lárusson, both the original… Read more

Christmas Calendar 14 ❘ Sveinbjörn Pálsson

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design? I don’t really have a favorite in Icelandic design. The first things that spring to mind are the typefaces of Gunnar Vilhjálmsson, the beard cap by  Vík Prjónsdóttir and the Stuðlar wall / divider unit by Friðgerður Guðmundsdóttir. Who would you like to… Read more

Christmas Calendar 13 ❘ Bobby Breidholt

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design? Guðmundur Jörundsson and the boys at Kormákur & Skjöldur are elevating the art of Icelandic menswear design (it was due). Their new collection is tremendously beautiful. Who would you like to give it to this Christmas? Myself of course! And who should be… Read more

Christmas Calendar 12 ❘ Jói Kjartans

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design and who would you like to give it to this Christmas? My favorite Icelandic design is Vík Prjónsdóttir. I would like to give their products to my parents since they love to cuddle up in cold winters in their summerhouse in Skorradalur. And… Read more