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The Graduates 2014 | Ágústa Sveinsdóttir

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Spiritualism, Craft and Waste is a series of projects realized by graduating students from the Product Design Department of Iceland Academy of the Art. The collection originates from a study of the contemporary role of the designer. It is a redefinition and revitalization of modern values: instead of focusing solely… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | All Kinds of Everything

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Sewn, whittled, knitted, braided, imprinted and cast in porcelain, wood, wicker, plastic, fish skin and silk. The exhibition at design store Kirsuberjatréð during DesignMarch 2014, brought together 12 women designers and an abundance of material and methods. Check the pictures to see more. Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | The Medusa Design Projects

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On DesignMarch 2014, Swedish designer Petra Lilja presented a design project inspired by the myth of Medusa. Various items adorned the exhibition, including a bedspread by Vík Prjónsdóttir and Petra Lilja in which they collaborated on an expedition to discover new worlds of knitting. Petra Lilja gets inspired when she… 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

DesignMarch 2014 | My Source of Inspiration

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Graduate students in design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts invited guests to explore their sources of inspiration through wunderkammers at their lovely little exhibition in the bike store Kría. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the event. Photos by Julia Schygulla    

DesignMarch 2014 | Sunday


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

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

DesignMarch 2014 | Scarab

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Here are some pictures from the Scarab. The jewellers at OrriFinn created a world which reflects the mystical atmosphere of the Scarab beetle, the symbol of eternal rebirth. It opened on Friday with a live performance. Take a look at Hulda Sif‘s pictures documenting the performance and the exhibition.   Images… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Saturday


Day Three: DesignMarch 2014 is all over town. Here’s a video from Saturday March 29: Enjoy!

DesignMarch 2014 | Fabulists

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The fabulous artists at Gallery Fabúla welcomed visitors to their open space in the old harbour to explore their new jewellery, photographs, textiles, paintings, design and ceramics. Here are Julia’s images from the event.        Photos by Julia Schygulla