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Helga Mogensen

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opened in Hanasaari Cultural Centre, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 yesterday. We want to show you a few works works by the Icelandic designers. Here are some pieces by Helga Mogensen, beautiful, don’t you think? Mogensen received a degree in jewellery design from the… Read more

Orr

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opened in Hanasaari Cultural Centre World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 yesterday. One of the participants is Orr, jeweller duo Ástþór Helgason and Kjartan Örn Kjartansson. Ástþór Helgason worked metal for the first time with his uncle Þór at the tender age of 12, and… Read more

Hildur Yr Jónsdóttir

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opens in Hanasaari Cultural Centre in World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 today, and we wanted to take the chance to show you some works by each of the partaking Icelandic designers. Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir studied jewellery design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam…. Read more

Growing Jewellery by Hafsteinn Júlíusson

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Finnish-Icelandic jewelry exhibition Water and Earth opens in Hanasaari Cultural Centre World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 today. The exhibition features five Finnish and five Icelandic designer teams. In the next few days, we will introduce all the Icelandic designers partaking in the exhibition. Stay tuned! First up, Hafsteinn Júlíusson studied… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 | Fálki og Svanur & The Cod Collection

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Visiting Aurum, a jewellery and lifestyle accessories store, is always a good idea, not only at DesignMarch. It simply never fails to enchant with its beautiful and creative designs. For this year’s DesignMarch, the store presented two new jewellery collections, among many other things. The Fálki og Svanur (“Falcon and… Read more

Christmas Calendar 21 ❘ Sigríður Heimisdóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? Aurum makes beautiful jewelry that I have a weakness for… This year, they have new items inspired by corals and made in copper that are amazing. Guðbjörg Ingvarsdóttir has her own design signature and is one of our very best designers. Who would you… Read more

Q&A with Guðbjörg Kristín Ingvarsdóttir of Aurum

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When Gudbjörg Kristin Ingvarsdóttir opened Aurum in a small backhouse off the main street Laugavegur in 1999, her nature-inspired designs were like a breath of fresh air to the local jewelry racks. Today, Aurum is one of the most celebrated showcases of Icelandic design. How did you end up as… Read more

Christmas Calendar 4 I Edda Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir

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What is your favorite Icelandic design? Thread by María Kristín Jónsdóttir, exhibited at Spark Design Space earlier this year and currently being introduced in Helsinki in Design Forum Shop. These gorgeous necklaces combine old and new times, traditions, handcraft and not least the notion of celebrating then and now. Thread… Read more

NFB 2011 Looking back to see our Future is on!

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The exhibition “Looking back to find our Future”, curated by Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (aka Shoplifter), opened in the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle last Friday. Below, a few photos taken by the wonderfully talented artist Áslaug Íris Katrín Friðjónsdóttir, who lives and works (with NFB) in Seattle. Stay tuned for more on… Read more