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DesignMarch 2014

DesignMarch 2014 | Blue Lagoon

Hello! How are you? Have you already been to the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa? It’s one of the most visited attractions in Iceland, and it’s also one of the sponsors of DesignMarch 2014 Designed by Basalt Arkitektar, headed by Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir, the spa is hiding in and perfectly integrated to… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Paolo Gianfrancesco

At DesignMarch 2014, Paolo Gianfrancesco presented his new sofa TÍU. It finds inspiration for its iconic modules in the simplicity of design and color schemes from the 50s and 60s. Made of modular components, it offers the flexibility to arrange it as you like. The slender frame balances the colorful body and… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | The Medusa Design Projects

On DesignMarch 2014, Swedish designer Petra Lilja presented a design project inspired by the myth of Medusa. Various items adorned the exhibition, including a bedspread by Vík Prjónsdóttir and Petra Lilja in which they collaborated on an expedition to discover new worlds of knitting. Petra Lilja gets inspired when she… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | STAKA

On DesignMarch 2014, STAKA’s second collection of unisex leather accessories were presented for the first time. See the pictures of the opening here. Inspired by the Icelandic sagas and Iceland’s landscape María Kristín Jónsdóttir creates pieces for her fictional Icelandic tribe of nomads, living in the rural areas of Iceland. María Kristín imagines… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Studio Visit, Magnea Einarsdóttir

Fashion designer Magnea Einarsdóttir partook in Reykjavik Fashion Festival this year. Did you see her show at RFF? We visited Magnea at her studio amidst the festival week, here are Adriana’s images from the atelier. Enjoy! Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.

The designers behind Designers & Forests arranged the seminar and workshop EXPLORE. REFLECT. RESPOND. – Designing for small communities at DesignMarch 2014. The audience and workshop participants consisted of a mix from designers and members from communities and municipalities. Designers & Forests was founded after the conference MAKE it Happen, held… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Hollow

  Swedish designer Daniel Byström and Icelandic light designer Kristján Kristjánsson presented a new collection of lighting HOLLOW at DesignMarch 2014.   HOLLOW is a part of the exhibition Explore. Reflect. Respond. – Designing for small communities, a collaboration between designers and design students from Sweden, Iceland, New York and Utah, USA.   HOLLOW… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Berg by FÆRID

On DesignMarch 2014, FÆRID introduced Berg, a set of tables made of steel, concrete and aluminium, for both indoor and outdoor use. Berg can function as seats as well as tables. Their rectilinear patterns are beautiful and functional, while allowing for the storage of magazines or newspapers. It was important to us,… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | The Weather Diaries

During DesignMarch 2014 the Nordic House held the exhibition The Weather Diaries, after the Nordic Fashion Biennale took part in Frankfurt. The exhibition was curated by the photographer duo Cooper&Gorfer, who were commissioned to create a photographic exhibition interpreting fashion from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The exhibition showed… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Live Drawings

During the whole DesignMarch Festival, the illustrators Rán and Bobby were reporting with wonderful live drawings. You can find them on Instagram using #honnunarmars #designmarch #dm14livefeed. Scroll down and experience the festival again!   March 25       March 26       March 27       March 28    … Read more