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HA, the new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture

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Madames et monsieurs, drum roll, please! May we present HA, our new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture, published by yours truly. The biannual magazine, published both in Icelandic and English, brings together articles and columns by leading experts and professionals, foreign and domestic, with analysis, overviews and updates. HA aims to brings… Read more

The Graduates | Ásrun Ágústsdóttir

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Ásrun Ágústsdóttir is a recent BA graduate in fashion from the Iceland Academy of the Arts.    Her graduation collection features pieces for “an abstract postmodern flowerchild of the 21th century. Ágústsdóttir describes her muse as a fearless braveheart feeding the soul with its own wisdom, paid for by yesterdays… Read more

The Graduates | Hrefna Lind Einarsdóttir

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Hrefna Lind Einarsdóttir is a recent graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Colō (latin for “I cultivate”). The project portrays Icelandic plants on three silk scarfs, composed to create flowing and colourful prints, designed from natural forms. Hrefna Lind looked into the plants housed at the Icelandic Institute of… Read more

The Graduates | Andres Pelaez

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Andres Pelaez recently graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts with a BA degree in fashion. His final collection is a fresh and modern interpretation of classic elegance that translates the active sophistication of a strong and dynamic woman in today‘s society. The silhouette of the garments follows an architectural order that creates an… Read more

The Graduates | Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir

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Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir is a recent fashion BA graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her graduation collection discusses femininity, and the way women are portrayed in our society.   I created my own world in which I wanted to seek out a new kind of femininity. With this collection,… Read more

The very first issue of HA

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The first issue of HA magazine is HERE! On March 10th we welcomed the very first issue of Design&Architecture based magazine. We spent an inspiring and relaxing evening in Matur og Drykkur. The event was full of enthusiasm and cheering up to the new member of the Icelandic design community.

WE LIVE HERE | Stockholm Design Week

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Icelandic and Finnish designers move in together to Stockholm during Stockholm Design Week 2015. The new home is located downtown Stockholm at Regeringsgatan 86, and is decorated with an exhibition of Icelandic and Finnish design curated by Hlin Helga Gudlaugsdottir, Elina Aalto and Marika Tesolin. WE LIVE HERE is produced… Read more

WE LIVE HERE | In bed with Harri, Katrin & Monica

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We got up close and personal with the hosts of the evening, Harri Koskinen, Katrin Olina and Monica Förster. Check the photos! See more at WE LIVE HERE Images by Milis SMith

WE LIVE HERE | Nordic Design Lunch


Lunch to discuss practical level Nordic design co-operation. The curators of WE LIVE HERE, Marika Tesolin, Elina Aalto and Hlin Helga Guðlaugsdóttir will speak about the project, and the discussion on the future prospects of collaboration will be moderated by Ewa Kumlin, managing director of Svensk Form. See more at… Read more

WE LIVE HERE | Japanese Wazuka-Cha Tea Party

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Svensk Form hosts an exclusive Japanese Tea ceremony, as well as an exhibition with Kutani-yaki ceramics in the presence of the Japanese ceramicists. There will also be a presentation of calligraphy, Japanese music and Sake! See more at WE LIVE HERE Images by Milis Smith