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DesignMarch 2011

DesignMarch in FORM

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Thank you for the beautiful write-up, FORM! For more, take a look at the rest of the beautiful issue 1/2012.

DesignTalks 2011 ❘ Winy Maas


Hi all holidaymakers, Want to hear something super inspiring? Log on to our Vimeo and listen to architect Winy Maas’s lecture from last DesignMarch.   Ps. For all our Vimeo videos, take a look here.

Backstage at SHAKE

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The Icelandic Fashion Council exhibited the short film SHAKE during DesignMarch 2011. Have you seen it yet? Here are a few beautiful stills from the shoot. Have a great day! Photos by Halla Einarsdóttir

DesignMarch 2011 Highlights


Now that the dust has settled, we turned to some of the DesignMarch visitors and designers and, well, ourselves and asked, what did you enjoy most? Designer Hrafnkell Birgisson What I enjoyed the most was on the one hand to experience how the Iceland Design Center has managed to establish… Read more

Playtime by KRADS


Icelandic-Danish architecture practice KRADS put up a marvelous show during DesignMarch, bringing their installation PLAYTIME – and some 65 kg of LEGO – to Reykjavik Art Museum. Have you seen the clip they made of it yet? KRADS PLAYTIME AT REYKJAVÍK DESIGN MARCH 2011 from KRADS on Vimeo.

DesignMarch 2011 Greatest Hits


What a weekend! The dust is slowly settling after four hectic days of design and architecture. We asked some of the designers and festival goers, what was the high point of their DesignMarch.   “What I enjoyed the most was on the one hand to experience how the Iceland Design… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Attikatti

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When we visited Attikatti they allowed us to play with their instruments and feed the chickens.

SHAKE it!


Premiered during designMarch, SHAKE is a short film on Icelandic fashion by the Icelandic Fashion Council together with Saga Film and Inspired by Iceland Initiative. They just released it online – without further ado, enjoy!    

DesignMarch 2011 | Skyr Konfekt Came to Town

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The brand new Skyr Konfekt confectionary was launched during DesignMarch. To celebrate the occasion, the designers set up shop in the old towery pavilion of a kiosk on Laekjartorg, downtown Reykjavik.   Shaped like the udder of a cow, filled with organic skyr from the Erpsstadir farm and covered with… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | At the President’s

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To celebrate DesignMarch, The President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grimsson alongside First Lady Dorrit Moussaieff invited a house full of creative minds and foreign press to the official presidential residence Bessastadir.   Photos by Valgardur Gíslason