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DesignMarch 2014

DesignMarch 2015 | Emilie Grenier

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Emilie F. Grenier from Montéal explores alternative trends for the production of rare objects. She is focusing on stories and material from Montréal and Reykjavik that in the end will become unique, storytelling objects.

The First Icelandic Design Award goes to… Designs from Nowhere!

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The first ever Icelandic Design Award ceremony was held yesterday in the Chrystal Hall of the National Theatre of Iceland. And the award goes to – drum roll – Designs from Nowhere! To celebrate, we hereby repost our write-up on the project from earlier this year. Enjoy, and congratulations to… Read more

Order to Effect

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With limited amount of raw materials available on this barren island, the local designers have often looked into their food cupboards in search of materials and inspiration. This beautiful project, Order to Effect by Audur Ösp Gudmundsdóttir and her team, pushes the field further from products towards service design. Set in… Read more

Farmers Market at RFF 2014


Here is a little treat for you – the catwalk show by Farmers Market from this year’s Reykjavik Fashion Festival, organized as part of DesignMarch. Enjoy!

Sigurður Gústafsson

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Sigurður Gústafsson is an icelandic Architect, born in Akureyri and graduated in Oslo. He works in collaboration with Källemo AB and has his own architecture- firm, Arkitektastofan OG. His ideas about form and materials are closely related to his background and childhood in a small village in Iceland. His father has… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Mengi

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During DesignMarch 2014, team Volki previewed their indoor/outdoor furniture line, designed with the recognisable form of the “viti” (lighthouse) in mind. You can also buy Volki‘s products at Mengi, a newly opened shop, exhibition space and event venue all rolled into one.

DesignMarch 2014 | 8x1m2

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Kaolin is an association of eight ceramic artists, running a gallery on Reykjavik’s unofficial gallery street Skólavörðustígur. During DesignMarch 2014, Kaolin held an exhibition that explored the boundaries between sculptures and products, where each of the eight artists was assigned one square meter of space. Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | All Kinds of Everything

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Sewn, whittled, knitted, braided, imprinted and cast in porcelain, wood, wicker, plastic, fish skin and silk. The exhibition at design store Kirsuberjatréð during DesignMarch 2014, brought together 12 women designers and an abundance of material and methods. Check the pictures to see more. Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | The Women Present… !

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During DesignMarch 2014 the Association of Business Women in Iceland presented products and works by their members related to design and architecture. 23 women displayed everything from gin and clothing to window screens and environmentally friendly architecture. The event took place in the Nordic House, here are some of the… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Raise a Flag

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During DesignMarch 2014, Hrím held the exhibition – Raise a Flag, where suggestions for the new Icelandic flag were sketched and displayed at gallery Þoka. Almost a century after the king of Denmark approved the current Icelandic flag, Hörður Lárusson, the self appointed chairman of an unofficial flag committee, together… Read more