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Friday Candy | Safetynet

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Sailors, a-hoy! Something fishy for this Friday:   Dan Watson, product design engineer, recently graduated from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College, London, with an innovative final product that could become essential in Iceland.     Every year, fishermen return over 7 million tonnes of unmarketable fish, dead, to… Read more

Friday Candy | Vessel Coat Tent

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Attention all happy campers! Here is something smart for the ones who want to travel really light: Vessel Coat Tent by Justin Gargasz is an all-in-one backpack, jacket and tent. It features a jacket made of Cordura for durability and stability. The entire jacket cocoon can be made into a… Read more

The Swedes

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Im a huge fan of scandinavian design, I find it minimalistic but still somehow very warm. Design House Stockholm is one of these design companies that you see quite a lot in stores, at least here is Iceland. You can get these products in Kisan and Aurum. Mostly these pretty are… Read more

Friday Candy ❘ This Is Not a Wedding Cake

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This week, we are in the royal wedding spirit. Art student Lukka Sigurdardóttir’s dress-cake-creation has been interpreted as a wedding dress all over the blogosphere – talk about a cream cake dress! Sigurdardóttir wasn’t hearing wedding bells in her head when planning this project, though. To her, the work represented… Read more

Friday Candy ❘ HAF 001 Mix

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Celebrating both the successes and adventures of our Milan correspondent Hafsteinn Juliusson and the weekend ahead, ladies and gentlemen, we bring you HAF 001 by Dj Danni Deluxe, a mix of music that inspired the HAF by Hafsteinn Juliusson staff when working on their first collection. Happy Friday! HAF 001… Read more

Friday Candy: Win tickets to Apparat Organ Quartet Concert tonight!

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In the DesignMarch festival spirit, this week’s Friday Candy is a particularly divine treat: We have two free tickets to tonight’s Apparat Organ Quartet Concert at Sódóma up for grabs! Send an email to blog at icelanddesign.is  before 18.00 today, Friday 25.3, to take part. Title your mail ”Friday Candy… Read more

Friday Candy | Tasty DesignMarch!

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DesignMarch is upon us, so this week’s candy bag is full of tasty designs from next week’s program – verði ykkur að góðu!* Available at KIOSK, HönnunarMarsipan is colorful liquorice by designers Arna Rút Thórleifsdóttir and Rán Flygenring and produced by candy factory Sambó. Design studio HAF by Hafsteinn Juliusson… Read more

Friday Candy: Wind Knitting Factory

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On Fridays, we dig through our bookmarks and surf the net to find fun and exciting projects from the world of design. To kick things off, some wind powered wool Studio Merel Karhof way! The London based studio created Wind Knitting Factory, a knitting machine operating on wind power. Each… Read more