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DesignMarch 2014 | Designs from Nowhere


Voila, may we present: The first official images from this year’s DesignMarch! Designs from Nowhere is by Julia Lohmann, Max Lamb, Thorunn Arnadottir and Gero Grundmann, who were invited to East Iceland to work with local materials and resources. The results offer a bold mix of traditional and new design processes, exploring… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Dögg Guðmundsdóttir


Iceland Museum of Design and Applied Arts will open an exhibition of works by Dögg Guðmundsdóttir on Wednesday. Our Julia couldn’t wait – here are her sneak peek images from the exhibition. See you in the opening tomorrow! The build-up gets filmed and will be shown at the exhibition. There also… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by OrriFinn


DesignMarch 2014 starts tomorrow! Here’s our suggestion for your last minute preparation tunes, courtesy of  Orri Finnson and Helga G. Friðriksdóttir, the jewelry designers under the name of OrriFinn. OrriFinn partakes in MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association of fashion designers that explores the ways in which fashion designers’ and musicians’… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Designs from Nowhere


Austurland: Designs from Nowhere explores the possibilities for small-scale design and production in East Iceland, using locally sourced materials and skills. The exhibited work was created following a series of workshops that took place in Autumn 2013 featuring the designers Max Lamb, Þórunn Árnadóttir, Julia Lohmann and Gero Grundmann collaborating… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | TEASER


Here are a few snapshots from TEASER, an experimental teahouse at Spark Design Space. Rather than being set up in the traditional Japanese teahouse style, the space will be designed by the Attikatti team, playing with various aspects of tea. The guests have a unique opportunity for a rare Icelandic teahouse… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by Eygló


Hi all, How are you? We have a new playlist for you, this time by fashion designer Eygló, another one of the participants of MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association of fashion designers that explores the ways in which fashion designers’ and musicians’ work influences each other. Eygló is a member of… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Þórunn Árnadóttir


Why hello! DesignMarch is just around the corner, we cannot wait – literally: Adriana headed over to Þórunn Árnadóttir‘s workshop to catch of glimpse of what is to come. She is part of the Designs From Nowhere project, opening in Spark Design Space, You wont want to miss this one! Þórunn Árnadóttir… Read more

The Reykjavík Grapevine Design Awards 2014


The Reykjavik Grapevine, the local English language newspaper just handed out the fourth annual Design Awards. Once again, they rounded up a small panel of design-savvy folks to help them determine what was most cutting-edge in 2013. Winners for the Grapevine Design Awards 2014 were announced on Friday last week, with… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by Milla Snorrason


Hi all, Listened to the playlist by Hildur Yeoman on repeat for the past few days? Worry not, we are back with more! This time, we turned to Milla Snorrason, the alter ego of fashion designer Hilda Gunnarsdóttir, one of the participants of MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association… Read more

Design March 2014 Teaser | Order to Effect


Would you like lower blood pressure for an appetizer? Perhaps a boost to immune system for main and additional energy for dessert? Click play to see what Order to Effect is all about, and head over to Reykjavik for DesignMarch to taste it!