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DesignMarch 2014 | My Source of Inspiration


Graduate students in design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts invited guests to explore their sources of inspiration through wunderkammers at their lovely little exhibition in the bike store Kría. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the event. Photos by Julia Schygulla    

DesignMarch 2014 | New Lingerie Collection by Mulier


The Clothing Store Eva presented Mulier’s first collection of Icelandic lingerie. Here are Julia’s images from the opening.   Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 Memories


Hey, how are you? The DesignMarch 2014 spread all over Reykjavik last weekend, and we are still recovering! Here are some of the highlights from the festival, we hope you’ll enjoy them! Have you ever seen clothing designers and musicians influencing each other in such a cool way? Muses was a lively… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Buildings on Stamps


During DesignMarch, the Icelandic Post Office released its fifth collection of stamps in the series Icelandic Contemporary Design. Dedicated to Icelandic architecture, the stamps are works by designer Örn Smári. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the opening. Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.


How can design be used as a tool for regional development? Designing for small communities provided participants with tools to engage in social design within their own communities. Speakers included Daniel Byström, Designers & Forests, DesignNation (SWE), Lára Vilbergsdóttir, MAKE by Þorpið (ICE), Pete Collard, Design Museum (UK), Jason Dilworth and… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Doodlery at Gallery Dusted


The Doodlery, with “doodles” by artist Alma Mjöll Ólafsdóttir is like a bakery for drawings where you’ll find all kinds of delicatessen and confectionary. A treat for those with a “sweet tooth” for drawings. Here are Julia’s pictures of the opening.   Photos by Julia Schygulla    

DesignMarch 2014 | Sunday


Day Four: DesignMarch 2014 is all over town. Here’s a video from Sunday March 30: Enjoy! https://vimeo.com/90518277

DesignMarch 2014 Impressions


In this post we’ll show you four exhibitions that were launched in the centre of Reykjavik during DesignMarch. All four exhibitions were filled with people enjoying their conversations about the works with each other, and also with the designers. Here are some pictures from the openings. Product designer Maria Kristin… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Closing Party


Everything comes to an end, even DesignMarch and RFF. The festival team along with 66ºNORTH celebrated the successful week. The light dinner, hard drinks and great music – Special Super Good Good Moon Deer Dj Set – were the perfect ingredients for an amazing closing party!   Images by Nahoko… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | PopUp Market


On Saturday there was a PopUp Market full of independent Icelandic Designers in Loft Hostel. Here are some pictures for you:       Images by Nahoko Wakida and Bora Song Editing by Kyung Min Oh