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Icelandic Design

The Graduates | Andres Pelaez

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Andres Pelaez recently graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts with a BA degree in fashion. His final collection is a fresh and modern interpretation of classic elegance that translates the active sophistication of a strong and dynamic woman in today‘s society. The silhouette of the garments follows an architectural order that creates an… Read more

The Graduates | Harpa Hrund Pálsdóttir

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Harpa Hrund Pálsdóttir is a recent product design BA graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Rusted Heritage, a series of crochet objects eroded by the sea. Raufarhöfn is a desolate fishing village in the North East of Iceland. With time the once vibrant village has… Read more

The Graduates | Viktor Weisshappel Vilhjálmsson

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Viktor Weisshappel Vilhjálmsson recently graduated with a BA degree in visual communications from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project is a graphical representation of the memories of Alfreð Gígja, a 38-year-old man diagnosed with depression and schizophrenia. The project takes a peek into Alfreð’s world, coloured by domestic… Read more

The Graduates | Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir

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Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir is a recent fashion BA graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her graduation collection discusses femininity, and the way women are portrayed in our society.   I created my own world in which I wanted to seek out a new kind of femininity. With this collection,… Read more

DesignMarch 2015 | Tulipop fantasy world

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LET’S PLAY WITH CLAY! Tulipop invited kids to go and play with clay in its showroom at Fiskislóð in Reykjavík. Kids got a chance to use their imagination to create something fun and take it home after the workshop. Tulipop also premiered items from its new 2015 collection, including the… Read more

DesignMarch 2015 | Bara


At Macland, the bluest house on Laugavegur you can find Bjargey Ingólfs, designer and occupational therapist displaying here support-cushion called The Apple by Bara. Now in a limited edition blue color.

The very first issue of HA

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The first issue of HA magazine is HERE! On March 10th we welcomed the very first issue of Design&Architecture based magazine. We spent an inspiring and relaxing evening in Matur og Drykkur. The event was full of enthusiasm and cheering up to the new member of the Icelandic design community.

Kiss n’Tell | Hring eftir Hring

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Hey, we know what you’ve been up to and we’ve been quiet for a while, but we can’t wait anymore! Kiss n’Tell is a series of sneak peeks that will reveal what you can see in the upcoming festival DesignMarch 2015. The greatest artists, the coolest projects for three days… Read more

On Process 02. | Siggi Odds

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On Process 02. Interview by Hannah Lee The new year brings a new series of interviews with Icelandic designers. The Icelandic Design Centre presents On Process, designers and illustrators on the act of making. Next up… Sigurður Oddsson, known as Siggi Odds, is an Icelandic designer and illustrator, currently living… Read more

Kiss n’Tell | Kjartan Óskarsson

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Hey, we know what you’ve been up to and we’ve been quiet for a while, but we can’t wait anymore! Kiss n’Tell is a series of sneak peeks that will reveal what you can see in the upcoming festival DesignMarch 2015. The greatest artists, the coolest projects for three days… Read more