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DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by OrriFinn

DesignMarch 2014 starts tomorrow! Here’s our suggestion for your last minute preparation tunes, courtesy of  Orri Finnson and Helga G. Friðriksdóttir, the jewelry designers under the name of OrriFinn. OrriFinn partakes in MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association of fashion designers that explores the ways in which fashion designers’ and musicians’… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Teaser | Orri Finn

What does jewellery design have to do with insects? Click play to hear what designer Orri Finn has to say, and head over to Reykjavik for DesignMarch to see his exhibition. video by Glamour et cetera

The Weather Diaries

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

Hlín Reykdal

Hlín Reykdal’s bespoke jewelry pieces are a Reykjavik phenomenon. Featuring unique colour palettes and silhouettes, each bead is hand painted and hand threaded – no two pieces are the same. A daughter of two artists passionate about fine art, Reykdal applies a painters’ point of view in designing her accessories…. Read more

Studio visit | Skipholt 33

Skipholt 33 is a former warehouse is populated by a variety of creative groups and individuals. There are designers, interior architects, marketing experts, photographers and fashion designers, all sharing a big space with separate studios, a well equipped film/photography-studio and a cozy community area. Our intern Florian Lohse payed Skipholt… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Skúrinn

During DesignMarch, Erling Jóhannesson showed silver jewelry inspired by fish skeletons in the most surprising of design galleries – a tiny backyard shed in the Western part of the town in Reykjavik. Here are a few images from the exhibition by Hulda Síf, enjoy!            … Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Design in Dialogue

Design in Dialogue, a group exhibition at the Culture House curated by Katarina Siltavuori of WDC Helsinki 2012 brought  designers from different backgrounds together in interdisciplinary collaborations. Among participants are Hver design, 7 factory design, ERUM, Guðný Hafsteinsdóttir, Sif Ægisdóttir, Rúna Thors and Ragnheiður I. Ágústsdóttir.          … Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Aurum

Gudbjörg Ingvarsdóttir of Aurum showed new works there – a geometrical series of pieces made from silver and a community project in collaboration with African handcrafters in DesignMarch 2013, what do you think of these?                     Images by Hulda Sif  

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Aurum

There are still a few days to go before the fun starts at DesignMarch 2013. Gudbjörg Ingvarsdóttir of Aurum will show new works there – a geometrical series of pieces made from silver and a community project in collaboration with African handcrafters – and we cannot wait to see it! While waiting… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Orr

DesignMarch starts next week – hooray, hooray, hooray! The exhibition Water and Earth opens in the Nordic house, featuring works by five Finnish and five Icelandic jewelry designers. One of the partaking designers is Orr, we hope you like their work! Orr is the jeweller duo Ástþór Helgason and Kjartan Örn Kjartansson. Ástþór Helgason… Read more