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Christmas Calendar 11 | Siggi Eggertsson

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design? I must admit that I don’t really know what’s going on in Icelandic design, or just design in general, but I’ve always enjoyed what Vík Prjónsdóttir make, all of their products are great. If I could only select one I’d pick the Seablanket…. Read more

Christmas Calendar 10 | Halli Civelek

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design? I am always hungry, I never know what to eat, and my fist is not a good measuring tool, which is why I L.O.V.E. ‘I Could Eat A Horse’ by Stefán Pétur Sólveigarson. It’s not exactly a spaghetti measuring tool, but more of… Read more

Christmas Calendar 9 ❘ Hafsteinn Júlíusson

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  What is your favorite Icelandic design and who would you like to give it to this Christmas? Since it is Christmas and freezing outside, I would definitely pick the Dalvik Sled designed by Dagur Óskarsson. The design is a great modern take on our old Icelandic heritage, playfulness and… Read more

Christmas Calendar 8 ❘ Tinna Gunnarsdóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? Since I am focusing on smaller gifts these christmas I would like to pick the Skyrkonfekt from Erpstaðir. It is a product that I like a lot; the taste, the look, the shape, the size, the packaging all together make a very pleasing product,… Read more

Christmas Calendar 7 ❘ Snaefríð Þorsteins

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? The colorful and amazing heels by Kron by KronKron are among many favorites. I guess the reason is the happy-looking combination of colors and material. I liked them when they first came on the market several years ago, and I still do like them…. Read more

Christmas Calendar 6 I Anna María Bogadóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? One of my favorites is Lampen-i-ringen by Guðlaug Friðgeirsdóttir and Elle Kunnos. Who would you like to give it to this Christmas? My brother. And who will be the next one to partake? It would be interesting to see how Snæfríð Þorsteins, a true… Read more

Christmas Calendar 5 I Sigrún Birgisdóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? Hverra mamma ert þú, a collaborative art project and book by a poet, conflict specialist, architect and visual artist, introduced at Spark Design Space in November. Who would you like to give it to this Christmas? To my mother. And who will be the… Read more

Christmas Calendar 4 I Edda Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? Thread by María Kristín Jónsdóttir, exhibited at Spark Design Space earlier this year and currently being introduced in Helsinki in Design Forum Shop. These gorgeous necklaces combine old and new times, traditions, handcraft and not least the notion of celebrating then and now. Thread… Read more

Christmas Calendar 3 I Halla Stína Hannesdóttir

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“One of my favorite contemporary Icelandic designs are the Chocolate Mountains by Brynhildur Pálsdóttir. I love everything about them – the form of the chocolates, the geological structure of the goodies inside and the gorgeous illustration and packaging. The Chocolate Mountains have served me well as gifts for my family… Read more

Christmas Calendar 2 I Hreinn Bernharðsson

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My favorite Icelandic design is The Sealpelt by Vík Prjónsdóttir. The reason is the combination of storytelling and material use that comes together in a product which still has the main focus on the function of keeping you warm and comfortable. I would like to give it to my grandmother… Read more