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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

DesignMarch 2014 | Culture House

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Be sure to know this building:  Culture House will host a number of graphic design exhibitions on DesignMarch 2014. Designed by Danish architect Johannes Magdahl Nielsen and opened in the year 1909, the neoclassical building is located in the heart of the city centre. There is a collection of Iceland’s printed… Read more

The Harpa Trilogy, Part 3

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Good morning! We posted about the exteriors and the interiors of Harpa yesterday, did you see the beautiful photos already? Today, we will end the trilogy with beautiful images of Eldborg, the main hall of Harpa that seats some 1 800 guests. Our talented photographer Adriana Pacheco good a chance… Read more

The Harpa Trilogy, Part 2

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Hi there, how are you all? Did you see the striking photos of Harpa from the morning? That’s not all, folks – here are some more images of the interiors by Adriana Pacheco. enjoy! The home of the Icelandic symphony orchestra and Icelandic Opera, it also hosts wide array of other… Read more

The Harpa Trilogy, Part 1

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Opened in May 2011, the Reykjavik Concert hall and conference centre Harpa became an immediate Reykjavik landmark. The home of the Icelandic symphony orchestra and Icelandic Opera, it also hosts wide array of other concerts and cultural events, including our upcoming DesignTalks among other DesignMarch 2014 events. The building was… Read more

Most Beautiful Christmas Window in Reykjavik

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The most beautiful Christmas windows in Reykjavik were selected earlier in December by Midborgin Okkar, the association of shopkeepers in the city centre. Here are a few snapshots of the winning window displays. We hope you will get a chance to walk down the streets of Reykjavik yourself, though –… Read more