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Icelandic Design Abroad

DesignMarch 2014 | Chuck Mack

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For DesignMarch 2014 Icelandic/American designer, Chuck Mack, presented an RTA* prototype table using an innovative connection system that works for benches and low tables. The annual event has been a motivator for me. My trestle design was first presented at DesignMarch 2010 and led to a product launch this year… Read more

Notes from the Nordic Design Lunch #2

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  Here are more snapshots of the discussion notes from the Nordic Design Lunch. Thank you for attending, have a lovely day!           Illustrations by Rán Flygenring

DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.

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How can design be used as a tool for regional development? Designing for small communities provided participants with tools to engage in social design within their own communities. Speakers included Daniel Byström, Designers & Forests, DesignNation (SWE), Lára Vilbergsdóttir, MAKE by Þorpið (ICE), Pete Collard, Design Museum (UK), Jason Dilworth and… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Impressions

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In this post we’ll show you four exhibitions that were launched in the centre of Reykjavik during DesignMarch. All four exhibitions were filled with people enjoying their conversations about the works with each other, and also with the designers. Here are some pictures from the openings. Product designer Maria Kristin… Read more

Notes from the Nordic Design Lunch #1

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Here are few more snapshots of the discussion notes from the Nordic Design Lunch. Have a lovely day, and remember to think BIG! Images by Adriana Pacheco Illustrations by Rán Flygenring

Nordic Design Lunch at Stockholm Design Week 2014

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Hi hi, how are you all? We are so happy to share this project with you! For Stockholm Design Week 2014, we joined our forces with Tanja, Mikko and the rest of the lovely people over at Design Forum Finland and invited Nordic design actors for lunch (cooked by the amazing team… Read more

The Weather Diaries

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Produced by the Nordic House of Reykjavik, Nordic Fashion Biennale is a promotion platform for West Nordic fashion design. The exhibition is curated by the photographer duo Cooper&Gorfer, who were commissioned to create a photographic exhibition interpreting fashion from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The exhibition shows 11 one of a kind installations from… Read more

The Silent Village by Brynjar Sigurdarson

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The Silent Village by Brynjar Sigurðarson is a collection of furniture made using ropes and traditional craft methods of Icelandic fishermen. The collection is currently on display at Galerie Kreo in Paris, France.   The pieces of machined wood are held together by brightly coloured ropes that also firmly bind… Read more

Behind The Scenes | Nordic Fashion Biennale 2014

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Nordic Fashion Biennale 2014 will be held in the heart of Europe, Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt next March. Launched by the Nordic House, Reykjavik in 2009, including more than 60 designers, artists, musicians and speakers from the Nordic countries, the second NFB was held in Seattle, US in 2011. The 2014… Read more