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DesignMarch 2011

DesignMarch 2011 | Siggi Eggertsson, Mundi & Mæjónes in Tjarnarbíó

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The recently renovated Tjarnarbíó was the place to be today hosting the Lecture Series Designers’ Role in Times of Change, Siggi Eggerts graphics exhibition called Polyfónía’s Crests, Mæjónes crockery and Mundi Vondi‘s fashion film Rabbit Hole. Tjarnarbíó is the place to be most days, a nice venue located right by… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Colorful swans and blankets over a cup of tea.

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As it was raining today I thought it was a pretty good idea to check out the teaparty at Aurum, Bankastræti 4. They were serving tea in beautiful porcelain cups by designer Guðbjörg Ingvarsdóttir, who is best known for her jewelry but has recently presented tablewear decorated with petite flowers,… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Glamour goes to the Þjóðfáni Íslands Opening Party

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Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Barónsstigur 27 is not a big place, but it was the place to be, and by the time we got there last night, it was packed. Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique Image © Glamour The Concept Boutique… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Glamour goes to the Kjammi og kók Opening Party

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Everyone in Reykjavik should be busy this week, devouring as much design nourishment as you can fit in your design tummies. And when you are out on your binge, it is more than likely you will run into Glamour because we have been asked to make the DesignMarch documentary, giving… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Pick of the Day

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Good morning DesignMarchers! Out of ideas regarding where to go and what to do today? Or, on the contrary, struggling to make your pick from the crammed-full DesignMarch program? Worry not. Every morning throughout the festival we will be posting a pick of the day. Just grab your morning coffee and… Read more

The LEGO has entered the building

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The Icelandic-Danish architecture agency KRADS got a delivery of their building materials today: For a sneak peak on what to expect during the opening on Saturday 26.3. at 13 in Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús, take a look here.

DesignMarch 2011 | Navigation Tips for the Foreign Aesthete

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DesignMarch: Navigation Tips for the Foreign Aesthete Reykjavik Design March is here! Are you excited? Here at the Glamour HQ we are excited. Looking at the official program with it’s pretty pictures just gets us even hotter under the collar. But with two thirds of the team currently in the… Read more

Ready, set…

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When I looked out of the window this morning, an enormous DesignMarch eye logo poster, freshly glued on the gallery window opposite my house, stared back at me. During lunch, I bumped into the Vík Prjónsdóttir gang carrying their Scarf Factory down Laugavegur. Even late in the night there are some… Read more

DesignTalks 2011 | Jerszy Seymour

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Based in Berlin, designer Jerszy Seymour (1968-) grew up in London where he studied engineering at South Bank Polytechnic and industrial design at the Royal College of Art. While living in Milan, Seymour embarked upon his experimental work, balancing the line between art and design. He has also designed for… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Just a couple of days to go

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The good news is that the full program for DesignMarch 2011 is finally out, and you can check it here. The bad news: There are only four days and over one hundred exciting things to see and do. I posted a few highlights of the program last week. Here are… Read more