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13Al+ at Stockholm Design Week 2013

13Al+ gave the first preview to a work-in-progress collection of items made from aluminium by five Icelandic designers, Sigga Heimis, Thóra Birna, Snaebjörn Stéfansson, Gardar Eyjólfsson and Katrin Olina during Stockholm Design Week. If you missed it, don’t worry – the project travels to Reykjavik for DesignMarch 14-17.3.2013 next! A… Read more

A. Gudmundsson, Bryndis Bolladóttir and Volki at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2013

Three Icelandic companies, A. Gudmunsson, Bryndis Bolladóttir and Volki exhibited new items at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2013. All three companies design and produce all their items in Iceland from local raw materials. Here are a few tasters:       A. Gudmundsson is a furniture production company established in 1956…. Read more

Hver Design

Hey collection by Italian Fabio del Percio of Hver design gives a new spin to the age old method that was in use in his native Italy until the II World War. While back then, people slept on mattresses stuffed with hey, del Percio has filled poufs and pillows with… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Gisli Hilmarsson

Light is a cupboard inspired by systems, hope, naivism and artist James Turrell’s works. The light cupboard is supposed to reflect hope, if we lose our hope there is little left. And yet hope is a concept which is often forgotten, or not made a priority. The cupboard is based… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 | Chuck Mack

During last week’s fantastic DesignMarch I paid a visit to design store Kokka which specializes in kitchen utensils. There, Chuck Mack exhibited some of his amazing wooden Food & Wine accessories. Mr. Mack is an experienced woodworker, carpenter and designer. His beautiful prototyped table set is 15 percent larger than… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 | Netin hnýtt

Christmas Calendar 16 ❘ Hörður Lárusson

  What is your favorite Icelandic design? It’s cruel to make me pick just one. I have favorites ranging from cards to books, from pillows to houses. But to name one that sits high up that list, I’d have to pick Sverrir Ásgeirsson‘s „Hleðsluskápur“. I saw the prototypes last DesignMarch… Read more

Closing Soon ❘ Gunnar Magnússon at the Design Museum

  The exhibition on designer Gunnar Magnússon’s work, currently at the Design Museum, closes soon, have you seen it already? If not you’d best get your skates on! The exhibition closes on 29.5. Born in 1933 in Ólafsfjördur in the north of Iceland and trained in Copenhagen, Magnússon is one… Read more