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DesignMarch 2014 | Saturday


Day Three: DesignMarch 2014 is all over town. Here’s a video from Saturday March 29: Enjoy!

DesignMarch 2014 | Fabulists

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The fabulous artists at Gallery Fabúla welcomed visitors to their open space in the old harbour to explore their new jewellery, photographs, textiles, paintings, design and ceramics. Here are Julia’s images from the event.        Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | Anatomy of Letters

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The exhibition Anatomy of Letters by the Graphic designer Sigríður Rún Kristinsdóttir opened yesterday in the Culture House. Participants dug for the skeletons of ancient letters that lived in the Icelandic language centuries ago and used their imagination to speculate about their infrastructure. Here are Hulda Sif’s images from the opening and… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Børk No. 1

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Børk creative studio presents the works of five graphic designers who each designed patterns and artwork on items such as pillows, wrapping paper, blankets and wallpaper or “items of enclosure” if you will. Looks amazing, ay? See the event details here and head to the Culture House to see more!… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Kraum

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Happy first official day of DesignMarch! The exhibition Next Door Neighbours of 12 Faroese designers and craftsmen opened yesterday in KRAUM. Here are Hulda Sif’s images from the opening.                   Images by Hulda Sif

Katla

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As DesignMarch and all the endless parties are drawing close, we wanted to point out Katla vodka by Reykjavik Distillery, an Icelandic vodka that has received a Red Dot Award for its package design. Named after the Icelandic volcano, the black and white label is inspired by the ash and… Read more

Norður Salt

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Norður Salt is a flaky Icelandic sea salt, made using sustainable, geothermal methods at Karlsey Island in the Breiðafjördur bay in Western Iceland. The traditional production method dates back to 1755.  The salt production combines the two forces of Icelandic nature: geothermal energy and the Arctic Ocean.   Geothermal water… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Reykjavík Letterpress

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There are just 2 weeks to DesignMarch 2014 and the preparations at the designers’ studios are full on. We visited Hildur Sigurðardóttir and Ólöf Birna Garðarsdóttir of Reykjavík Letterpress, a design studio established in 2010, doing funny, practical and aestetically pleasing products using letterpress techniques. For this year’s festival, they will… Read more

Ígló&Indí

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Ígló&Indí is an Icelandic children’s clothing label that recently released its latest collection AW14 Frozen Landscapes. The Ígló&Indí story started with a drawing by founder, head designer and Art Director Helga Ólafsdóttir’s little daughter. In it, a boy held hands with his little sister, wearing hooded coats in an open… Read more

The Making of DesignMarch 2014 Festival Identity

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This year’s DesignMarch identity combines the Victorian toy thaumatrope and vintage electronics to portray the interactions that lie in the heart of the festival.   Designed by experience designer Friðrik Steinn Friðriksson and fashion designer Laufey Jónsdóttir, the identity features a graphics, photographs and video that explore the power and interaction in design and the festival itself:… Read more