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DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Helga Mogensen

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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 Helga Mogensen, we hope you like her work! Mogensen received a degree in jewellery design from the Edinburgh College of… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir

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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 Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir, we hope you like her work! Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir studied jewellery design at the Gerrit… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Hafsteinn Juliusson

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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. While waiting for it, take a look at these beautiful works by one of them, Hafsteinn Juliusson. First up, Hafsteinn Júlíusson studied design at the Iceland… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Best Product Line

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Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. The prize for best product line went to .. Kria Jewelry! Cod II by Kría Jewellery (Jóhanna Methúsalemsdóttir) is a collection of jewellery inspired by cod bones. An interesting, beautiful new take on cod—the staple fish that kept the nation alive… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | And the winners are…

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Now in their third year, The Grapevine Design Awards are bigger than ever. We rounded up a small panel of design experts and asked them to determine what was most cutting-edge in 2012. In addition to ‘Best Product,’ ‘Best Product Line,’ and ‘Best Design Project,’ the panel added a new… Read more

Forget Me Knot by Sruli Recht

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Here is more Sruli Recht – did you see the fantastic collection Concentrated that we posted about yesterday?   The collection features one more item that is definitely interesting, without doubt unique: Forget Me Knot. In a documented one-time surgery-performance (that you can see here), a plastic surgeon removed a 110mm x 10mm… Read more

Twin Within

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Hi hi, Here is something inspiring for a Thursday afternoon: Yet another project from the blooming Icelandic jewellery design scene, Twin Within is a collaboration between sisters Áslaug Iris and Kristin Mariella Fridjónsdóttir, who both have a background in art, music and design. Handmade from fishing ropes, shock cords, latex and rubber… Read more

Cod II by Kria Jewelry

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Happy Wednesday all! Icelandic jewelry design is on the rise (take a look at From the Coolest Corner and Water and Earth, for example). I wanted to share an absolutely beautiful example of using local culture and materials in a new, interesting, original way. Designer Jóhanna Methusalemsdóttir started working with… Read more

Akkeri by Orri Finn + Q&A

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There is so much going on in the Icelandic jewellery design scene at the moment! Have you already seen the Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth currently on display in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012? The latest addition  is Orri Finn who recently released his first collection Akkeri, inspired by… Read more

Water and Earth at Hanaholmen, WDC Helsinki 2012

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Hanaholmen in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 is currently exhibiting Water and Earth, Icelandic-Finnish jewelry design. Here are few snapshots from the exhibition, looks great, doesn’t it?                             Also see our previous posts on Orr, Hafsteinn Juliusson,… Read more