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Icelandic Design Abroad

SPARK|DESIGN SPACE at Berlin Felleshus


From January 30th to April 10th 2015, Berlin can boast hosting yet another groundbreaking culture project. In collaboration with the Iceland Design Center, Reykjavik’s renowned design gallery SPARK I DESIGN SPACE and the Icelandic embassy proudly present „SPARK“, an exhibition showcasing cutting edge contemporary design from Iceland at the Berlin… Read more

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 | Housewarming Party

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​​In case you haven’t heard our Icelandic designers got new roomies from Finland during Stockholm Design Week 2015! To celebrate our moving in together, we threw a party and invited all our friends to see our new home. 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

WE LIVE HERE | Three Tea Tower


Brynhildur Pálsdóttir of Vik Prjónsdóttir, Aamu Song and Johan Olin of Company, Katja Pettersson and John Astbury join their drinking powers to serve a tea made from Finnish trees and Icelandic Flora mixed with Swedish ingredients. Each of the designers brought a local ingredient from their country of origin. In… Read more

WE LIVE HERE

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Design Forum Finland and Iceland Design Centre, the two national design promotion agencies join forces and “move to Stockholm” for Stockholm Design Week. The pilot project WE LIVE HERE explores new, collaborative ways to promote Nordic design on international venues. After meeting regularly – “dating” – for the past few… Read more

L10 by GUNMAD | Sundance Film Festival 2015

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Hi there, how are you all? Awesome news from the Icelandic graphic design scene: The typeface L10 by GUNMAD, a graphic design studio consisting of Guðmundur Ingi Úlfarsson and Mads Freund Brunse is an essential part of the new identity for the Sundance Film Festival  2015 Identity. The typeface L10… Read more

Rán Flygenring and Elisa Vendramin | Sagra Dei Osei Festival Identity

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The Sagra dei Osei (Festival of the birds) is one of the oldest festivals in Italy. Celebrated since 1274, this year, the visual identity was created by the Italian designer-illustrator Elisa Vendramin along with illustrations by Icelandic illustrator Rán Flygenring. The festival takes place every year in Sacile. It is a market… Read more