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Torg í biðstöðu | Vitatorg


Happy Monday! It may be cold outside, but we are taking another look back at this summer’s Torg í Biðstöðu project. During the summer, Vitatorg was transformed into a vibrant square filled with exciting events, such as Culture Night, Gay Pride, Pop-up Yoga and Restaurant Day, organized by graphic designer Krista Hall… Read more

Grýtan Creative Collective

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Grýtan is a new studio and a creative collective of 20 artists, designers, musicians, photographers and other makers, who opened their studio doors for our wonderful intern Marta. Previously a run-down Laundromat, Ingó Egils, product designer and creator of Nogi, moved to the space a few years ago. Since expanding the space in… Read more

Icelandic Wool by Ístex

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Many Icelandic designers like Vík Prjónsdótir, Farmers Market or Geysir use Icelandic wool for their design – in garments, accessories or other form of art. But where does this Icelandic wool come from? In Mosfellsbaer, 12 kilometers from Reykjavík, wool processing has been a trade since 1896. 1991 took Ístex… Read more

Reykjavik Outpost

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Reykjavik Outpost is a brand new Icelandic design store that recently opened in Los Angeles. With shelves full of Icelandic design ranging from high-end fashion to interior design, quirky scarves and statement jewelry, Reykjavik Outpost brings Icelandic design across the Northern seas all the way to the sunny L.A. Reykjavik Outpost… Read more

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

Mengi Apartments

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Combine bespoke interior design with Icelandic art, furniture and product design, and you have Mengi Apartments. Operated by and connected to Mengi, a collective of artists running an art store and hosting art exhibitions. Mengi Apartments opened in the Spring of 2014 in the heart of Reykjavik. The three apartments… Read more

My Little Reykjavik

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Hi all, happy Culture Night! Celebrated to mark the birthday of our beloved, 228-year-old capital, the Culture Night features a wide array of program ranging from design to music to dance to food (for a list of design-related events, see here).   To mark the occasion, we wanted to share… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Thelma Hrund Benediktsdóttir

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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

The Graduates 2014 | Sigurjón Axelsson

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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 on the… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Búi Bjarmar Aðalsteinsson

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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 on the… Read more