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The Graduates 2014 | Björk Gunnbjörnsdóttir

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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 | 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

IN PRODUCTION at LYNFabrikken

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Vík Prjónsdóttir, Theresa Himmer and Maibritt Borgen collaborated for IN PRODUCTION, a material collage printed on carpet that is currently on display at LYNFabrikken, Denmark.   IN PRODUCTION takes the 19th century principles of spatial decoration as a jumping-off point to explore relations between technologies of production and production of… Read more

Air and Join by Marý

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Marý is a concept designer based in Södermalm, Stockholm. Working with product design and interiors, her design studio is known for storytelling and playful, long lasting quality products with a character and an eco-conscious approach. During DesignMarch Marý exhibited two new eco-friendly products that are currently in development. Air paper… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Mengi

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During DesignMarch 2014, team Volki previewed their indoor/outdoor furniture line, designed with the recognisable form of the “viti” (lighthouse) in mind. You can also buy Volki‘s products at Mengi, a newly opened shop, exhibition space and event venue all rolled into one.

DesignMarch 2014 | 8x1m2

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Kaolin is an association of eight ceramic artists, running a gallery on Reykjavik’s unofficial gallery street Skólavörðustígur. During DesignMarch 2014, Kaolin held an exhibition that explored the boundaries between sculptures and products, where each of the eight artists was assigned one square meter of space. Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | The Women Present… !

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During DesignMarch 2014 the Association of Business Women in Iceland presented products and works by their members related to design and architecture. 23 women displayed everything from gin and clothing to window screens and environmentally friendly architecture. The event took place in the Nordic House, here are some of the… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Paolo Gianfrancesco

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At DesignMarch 2014, Paolo Gianfrancesco presented his new sofa TÍU. It finds inspiration for its iconic modules in the simplicity of design and color schemes from the 50s and 60s. Made of modular components, it offers the flexibility to arrange it as you like. The slender frame balances the colorful body and… Read more

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 | STAKA

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On DesignMarch 2014, STAKA’s second collection of unisex leather accessories were presented for the first time. See the pictures of the opening here. Inspired by the Icelandic sagas and Iceland’s landscape María Kristín Jónsdóttir creates pieces for her fictional Icelandic tribe of nomads, living in the rural areas of Iceland. María Kristín imagines… Read more