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The Graduates | Kári Ólafsson

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Kári Ólafsson is a recent visual communication graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project is WRESTLING 101, a book that portrays the history of  American wrestling through drawings and text. It includes the basics of wrestling slang, some examples of performers through the years, as well as a chapter… Read more

The Graduates | Hrefna Lind Einarsdóttir

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Hrefna Lind Einarsdóttir is a recent graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Colō (latin for “I cultivate”). The project portrays Icelandic plants on three silk scarfs, composed to create flowing and colourful prints, designed from natural forms. Hrefna Lind looked into the plants housed at the Icelandic Institute of… 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

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.

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

Stockfish Film Festival Identity

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Einar Guðmundsson together in collaboration with Guillermo Vázquez Bustelo created the identity for Stockfish Film Festival 2015. They created the brand from scratch as the only existing element was the logo. Stockfish European Film Festival in Reykjavík is an international festival that is being held in Bíó Paradís, Reykjavík’s art-house… 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

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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

Process Interviews 001 | Rán Flygenring

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On Process 01. Interview by Hannah Lee In the attempt to dissect its inner workings, we are starting a new series of posts on the process and the act of making design, the first up is Rán Flygenring. Rán Flygenring is an Icelandic/Norwegian illustrator, currently based in Oslo, Norway. Once… Read more