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Opening | TEASER at Spark Design Space

An experimental teahouse opened in Spark Design Space a few days ago. Rather than a traditional Japanese teahouse style, the exhibition space plays with various aspects of tea, creating a unique Icelandic teahouse experience designed by the design team Attikatti. The exhibition presents tea in unusual, non-traditional ways. Part of the… Read more

Order to Effect

Satt Restaurant at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura hosts Order to Effect, a new kind of restaurant concept where you order food based on its impact on your body and health. Local, organic and delicious food that is good for you, too – what’s there not to like? Take a look… Read more

Omnom Chocolate

Chocolate lovers, ahoy! Omnom Chocolate  is a new bean-to-bar chocolate producer in Iceland, whose chocolate bars are hand made in Iceland from the highest quality organic cacao beans. The only other addition is raw cane sugar and Icelandic milk that is added to milk varieties. And believe you me, the name Omnom rings true!… Read more

Chocolate Mountains by Brynhildur Pálsdóttir

      For this Friday, we wanted to bring you a wonderfully – and literally – sweet project by designer Brynhildur Pálsdóttir (whose better known works as part of Vík Prjónsdóttir that we covered here and here).   Pálsdóttir developed a series of iconic Icelandic mountains in collaboration with… Read more


Mýrin and MAR recently opened shop in Hafnarbúðir, and during DesignMarch 2013 the designers of MAR, Hafsteinn Júlíusson and Karitas Sveinsdóttir of HAF, along with Guðný Hafsteins and Siggi Odds showed new works related  and unrelated  to the restaurant. Here are a few snapshots from the restaurant for… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Story Delicious

Here are a few images from the fantastic food installation Story Delicious that paired stories and meals, both of which have a beginning, a middle and an end. And what better a place for the event than the basement of the Culture House, home of the original Icelandic saga manuscripts?… Read more

Shoe in the Window | Skyr Konfekt

Tonight, it is skyr gobbler, Skyrgámur, the yule lad with an affinity for skyr that is coming to town. On the occasion, SPARK is hiding skyr konfekt in the shoe.   An outcome of Designers and Farmers project, Skyr Konfekt is a confectionary made of white chocolate and the Icelandic… Read more

Shoe in the Window | Rabarbía

Tonight, it is Stúfur, Stubby, the shortest of the Icelandic Yulelads, that will arrive to town from the mountains. To Icelandic design fans and friends of SPARK design space, it brings Rabarbía rhubarb candy by Designers and Farmers.   One of the few vegetables that grow in Iceland, rhubarb is… Read more

Restaurant Day Ísafjörður

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 celebrated Open Doors Weekend last weekend, and the celebrations reached all the way up to the West Fjords of Iceland!     Our very own DesignMarch is a proud part of the World Design Capital international program – what better a reason to raise a glass?… Read more

Christmas Calendar 10 | Halli Civelek

  What is your favorite Icelandic design? I am always hungry, I never know what to eat, and my fist is not a good measuring tool, which is why I L.O.V.E. ‘I Could Eat A Horse’ by Stefán Pétur Sólveigarson. It’s not exactly a spaghetti measuring tool, but more of… Read more