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DesignMarch 2013

DesignMarch 2013 | Design Forum Finland at Kronkron

DesignMarch offered a great opportunity to see some Finnish design in Iceland when Design Forum Finland opened a Pop up Shop in KronKron. Our guest blogger, Finnish design aficionado Piia Susanna from Kahden Vaiheilla  dived in – here are her picks from the pop-up store: Twelve Finnish design labels, Mirkka Metsola,… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Seven Heaven Love Ways

Seven Heaven Love Ways, the first full length film by Finnish fashion designer Paola Suhonen, known for her label IvanaHelsinki, was screened during DesignMarch at Bíó Paradís. 7 Days, 7 Nights, 7 Stories, 7 journeys, 7 ways of love. “They say, love is a seventh heaven. But who could tell, if I´m on… Read more

DesignMarch | RFF and more fashion

Our guest contributor Ellen de Reus visited RFF 2013 and DesignMarch. Here are some of her highlights, enjoy!   TÖFRANDI – LIKE A FISH INTO THE WATER The four designers are fitting perfect together.  All over the store you found items that are matching together. From beautiful silver,  to colorful fish skin.  They… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Design in Dialogue

Design in Dialogue, a group exhibition at the Culture House curated by Katarina Siltavuori of WDC Helsinki 2012 brought  designers from different backgrounds together in interdisciplinary collaborations. Among participants are Hver design, 7 factory design, ERUM, Guðný Hafsteinsdóttir, Sif Ægisdóttir, Rúna Thors and Ragnheiður I. Ágústsdóttir.          … Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Tinna Gunnarsdóttir

Tinna Gunnarsdóttir exhibited Ljóshyrningur, a table lamp that emits gentle indirect lighting, designed for Lumex. Comfortable in a corner, it sometimes ventures towards the centre. The form is an ode to geometry, which is never far off. The material is an ode to industrial production, so unconscious of its beauty…. Read more

DesignMarch 2013 at Harpa

Several of the DesignMarch 2013 events took place in Reykjavik’s imposing seaside concert hall Harpa: Icelandic product designers’ group exhibition, Icelandic furniture manufacturers’ pieces, Suopunki, design from the Finnish Lapland and of course the Reykjavik Fashion Festival all took place behind its glass facade. Here are some images from the… Read more

RFF 2013 | Behind the Scenes

The fourth edition of Reykjavik Fashion Festival was held in Harpa in collaboration with DesignMarch. Here are a few backstage shots by our wonderfully talented Hulda Sif. Stay tuned – more RFF images coming soon!               Images by Hulda Sif

DesignTalks 2013 | Rán Flygenring’s live illustrations

  Are you ready for a real treat? Rán Flygenring live illustrated our DesignTalks, a day of lectures by internationally acclaimed speakers that takes place on the first day of DesignMarch. The images have been all over Twitter and Instagram so far. Here below is the entire series. A big… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Aurum

Gudbjörg Ingvarsdóttir of Aurum showed new works there – a geometrical series of pieces made from silver and a community project in collaboration with African handcrafters in DesignMarch 2013, what do you think of these?                     Images by Hulda Sif  

DesignMarch 2013 | Story Delicious

Here are a few images from the fantastic food installation Story Delicious that paired stories and meals, both of which have a beginning, a middle and an end. And what better a place for the event than the basement of the Culture House, home of the original Icelandic saga manuscripts?… Read more