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DesignMarch 2012

Typographer’s Guide To Reykjavik

Hi there, This one is for all you that are headed to this icy little island of ours for DesignMarch 2012: Initially drawn up by the incredibly talented and unbelievably funny Rán Flygenring for the ATypI conference 2011, we thought they are so damned fine that they deserve a re-run…. Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I Netagerðin

DesignMarch starts in just a couple of days, can you believe it? While waiting, take a look at these beautiful images from Netagerðin, fishnet factory turned designer collective headquarters, by our photographer Hulda Sif. Netagerðin will show new works and host a Finnish Design pop-up shop by the Design Forum Shop. The… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I SPARK design space

What happens in the locations marked on the map below? Head over to SPARK design space this DesignMarch to find out!

DesignMarch 2012 Teaser + Competition

DesignMarch 2012 marks the launch of dozens and dozens of new products. One of them has a slogan “Enjoy Our Nature” with the taglines “Icelandic Eruption” and “The Land of Explosions” attached to the image below. Can you guess what the product is? Write your answer in the comment field… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 Sneak Peek I Farmers Market

You can almost hear the buzz as the Reykjavik designers have turned into busy bees getting ready for DesignMarch. Our wonderfully talented photographer Hulda Sif popped by Farmers Market that has recently moved into a new location. Here is a little sneak peek  – we cannot wait to see more!  … Read more

Sígild Hönnun I Icelandic Design Icons

      Veldu sígilda íslenska hönnun! Hönnunarmiðstöð Íslands, Hönnunarsafn Íslands, Epal og Hús og Híbýli leita þess sem hæst ber í íslenskri hönnun að mati almennings. Finnar eiga Alvar Aalto og Danir Arne Jacobsen en hvað er sígilt í íslenskri hönnun? Hönnunin getur flokkast undir grafisk hönnun, vöruhönnun, iðnhönnun,… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2012 Ceremony

Skál for all the award winners, skál for the weekend, have a good one! Photographer: Valgardur Gíslason

Grapevine Design Awards 2012

The brand new, ink-hasn’t-dried-yet issue of The Reykjavik Grapevine is all about Icelandic design and fashion – go and get it! For the second time, Grapevine also hands out Design Awards. And the winners are… Skyr Konfekt The outcome of “Bændaverkefnið”—a project whose objective was to get farmers involved in… Read more

Sóley Natura Spa + Flothetta

DesignMarch 2012 is approaching! Our partner for the 2012 edition is Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura that also hosts the heavenly Sóley Natura Spa. Been there? Good! Havent? Go!   Sóley Natura Spa uses the Sóley Organics series. Sóley products are made with handpicked wild icelandic herbs. The special blends are… Read more

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura

Headed to Reykjavik for DesignMarch? May we suggest a roof above your head: Our partner, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura, is one of the oldest hotels in town, a lovely 1960s pearl that has been recently renovated from top to toe.     Surrounded by nature, yet within a walking distance… Read more