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Torg í biðstöðu | Vitatorg


Happy Monday! It may be cold outside, but we are taking another look back at this summer’s Torg í Biðstöðu project. During the summer, Vitatorg was transformed into a vibrant square filled with exciting events, such as Culture Night, Gay Pride, Pop-up Yoga and Restaurant Day, organized by graphic designer Krista Hall… Read more

Rán Flygenring and Elisa Vendramin | Sagra Dei Osei Festival Identity

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The Sagra dei Osei (Festival of the birds) is one of the oldest festivals in Italy. Celebrated since 1274, this year, the visual identity was created by the Italian designer-illustrator Elisa Vendramin along with illustrations by Icelandic illustrator Rán Flygenring. The festival takes place every year in Sacile. It is a market… Read more

Reykjavik Outpost

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Reykjavik Outpost is a brand new Icelandic design store that recently opened in Los Angeles. With shelves full of Icelandic design ranging from high-end fashion to interior design, quirky scarves and statement jewelry, Reykjavik Outpost brings Icelandic design across the Northern seas all the way to the sunny L.A. Reykjavik Outpost… Read more

Torg í biðstöðu | Óðinstorg

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As the autumn rain keeps pouring down, we thought it was a good moment to look back and reminisce to last summer. Here is a wonderful project from the Torg i Biðstöðu program (Read more here) :Óðinstorg. A work by artists Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir and Bjarki Bragason along with product designer Rúna Thors, the… Read more

Nordic Design Lunch #3 Illustrations

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Remember the Nordic Design Lunch we shared with you a few days ago? The event we held on the light ship Vinga together with our wonderful partners over at Design Forum Finland? Here are the live illustrations from the lunch, cooked up by the super talented Finnish illustrator Eili-Kaija Kuusniemi…. Read more

Nordic Design Lunch #3 at Helsinki Design Week 2014

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We are so happy to share the third Nordic Design Lunch with you! (If you are not familiar with the concept, take a look here and here for the previous editions of the project). This time around, we met in Helsinki during the 10th anniversary edition of Helsinki Design Week…. Read more

KRÁS Street Food Market

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KRÁS Street Food Market opened in Fógetagarður for the first time this summer. Yet another showcase of the buzzing food culture of Reykjavik, KRÁS was a part of Torg i Bidstödu. Run by the city of Reykjavik, through the program, the city has assigned areas that have been sidelined in the planning process… Read more

Restaurant Day | Kleinubarinn

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You all know about Restaurant Day by now, don’t you? Did you partake? This charming delicacy shop made its debut on Restaurant Day on Sunday. Kleinubarinn sold homemade traditional Icelandic donuts called Kleinur with a twist – topped with handcrafted bean-to-bar local chocolate by Omnom Chocolate and other delicacies. We loved… Read more

Restaurant Day in Seyðisfjörður

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Launched in Helsinki, Finland in 2011, Restaurant Day is a food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for one day. What started from a grassroots event by a group of friends has grown into an international movement, with four annual events in dozens of countries and thousands of pop-up… Read more

Restaurant Day ❘ Spark Design Space

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Launched in Helsinki, Finland in 2011, Restaurant Day is a food carnival when anyone can open a restaurant for one day. What started from a grassroots event by a group of friends has grown into an international movement, with four annual events in dozens of countries and thousands of pop-up restaurants opening… Read more