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DesignMarch 2014 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.

The designers behind Designers & Forests arranged the seminar and workshop EXPLORE. REFLECT. RESPOND. – Designing for small communities at DesignMarch 2014. The audience and workshop participants consisted of a mix from designers and members from communities and municipalities. Designers & Forests was founded after the conference MAKE it Happen, held… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Hollow

  Swedish designer Daniel Byström and Icelandic light designer Kristján Kristjánsson presented a new collection of lighting HOLLOW at DesignMarch 2014.   HOLLOW is a part of the exhibition Explore. Reflect. Respond. – Designing for small communities, a collaboration between designers and design students from Sweden, Iceland, New York and Utah, USA.   HOLLOW… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Berg by FÆRID

On DesignMarch 2014, FÆRID introduced Berg, a set of tables made of steel, concrete and aluminium, for both indoor and outdoor use. Berg can function as seats as well as tables. Their rectilinear patterns are beautiful and functional, while allowing for the storage of magazines or newspapers. It was important to us,… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Chuck Mack

For DesignMarch 2014 Icelandic/American designer, Chuck Mack, presented an RTA* prototype table using an innovative connection system that works for benches and low tables. The annual event has been a motivator for me. My trestle design was first presented at DesignMarch 2010 and led to a product launch this year… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Aurum

During DesignMarch 2014, the store Aurum held a collective exhibition in which were featured The Reflective Vale, the new and progressive ornate collection by jewellery label Kría. Selected by Billy, a new product line by Studiobility that gives up-and-coming designers a platform into a thriving production market. Sparking Tail, the… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 I Greenlandic Design

The Greenlandic design label Inuk Design lead by Liss Stender was the first Greenlandic designer ever o partake in DesignMarch. Did you see her amazing products at Epal? Here are a few more product shots. You’ll find Inuk Design online here. Images courtesy of Inuk Design

DesignMarch 2014 | The Scintilla Garden

Hi there, How are you? Did you visit the Scintilla garden house on Laekjartorg during DesignMarch? If not, here are a couple of snapshots of the flowerpots that Scintilla launched during the festival. What do you think – pretty, aren’t they?   Images by Julia Schygulla  

Notes from the Nordic Design Lunch #2

  Here are more snapshots of the discussion notes from the Nordic Design Lunch. Thank you for attending, have a lovely day!           Illustrations by Rán Flygenring

DesignMarch 2014 | My Source of Inspiration

Graduate students in design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts invited guests to explore their sources of inspiration through wunderkammers at their lovely little exhibition in the bike store Kría. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the event. Photos by Julia Schygulla    

DesignMarch 2014 | Sunday

Day Four: DesignMarch 2014 is all over town. Here’s a video from Sunday March 30: Enjoy!