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Torg í biðstöðu | Óðinstorg

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As the autumn rain keeps pouring down, we thought it was a good moment to look back and reminisce to last summer. Here is a wonderful project from the Torg i Biðstöðu program (Read more here) :Óðinstorg. A work by artists Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir and Bjarki Bragason along with product designer Rúna Thors, the… Read more

KRÁS Street Food Market

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KRÁS Street Food Market opened in Fógetagarður for the first time this summer. Yet another showcase of the buzzing food culture of Reykjavik, KRÁS was a part of Torg i Bidstödu. Run by the city of Reykjavik, through the program, the city has assigned areas that have been sidelined in the planning process… Read more

Kjarvalsstadir Play Area

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The Kjarvalsstadir play area was recently redesigned by Gudfinna Mjöll Magnusdóttir (whose work you might just know) to create a unique space within the museum for the youngest guests to stimulate creativity by exploring, experimenting and to discover new things.  I didn’t want to make classroom, I think kids get… Read more

Sigurður Gústafsson

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Sigurður Gústafsson is an icelandic Architect, born in Akureyri and graduated in Oslo. He works in collaboration with Källemo AB and has his own architecture- firm, Arkitektastofan OG. His ideas about form and materials are closely related to his background and childhood in a small village in Iceland. His father has… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Paolo Gianfrancesco

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At DesignMarch 2014, Paolo Gianfrancesco presented his new sofa TÍU. It finds inspiration for its iconic modules in the simplicity of design and color schemes from the 50s and 60s. Made of modular components, it offers the flexibility to arrange it as you like. The slender frame balances the colorful body and… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.

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The designers behind Designers & Forests arranged the seminar and workshop EXPLORE. REFLECT. RESPOND. – Designing for small communities at DesignMarch 2014. The audience and workshop participants consisted of a mix from designers and members from communities and municipalities. Designers & Forests was founded after the conference MAKE it Happen, held… Read more

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

DesignMarch 2014 | Aurum

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During DesignMarch 2014, the store Aurum held a collective exhibition in which were featured The Reflective Vale, the new and progressive ornate collection by jewellery label Kría. Selected by Billy, a new product line by Studiobility that gives up-and-coming designers a platform into a thriving production market. Sparking Tail, the… 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 | Sunday


Day Four: DesignMarch 2014 is all over town. Here’s a video from Sunday March 30: Enjoy!