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DesignTalks Spotlight: Alexander Taylor

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In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work.   We covered Christien Meindertsma in our first post, which you can read here. Next up, Alexander Taylor:… Read more

DesignTalks Spotlight: Christien Meindertsma

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In our DesignTalks Spotlights, we’re going into the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of what you should know about each of our DesignTalks speakers and why we are so excited about their work. Short and sweet, yet substantial, we hope you enjoy this series. First up, Christien Meindertsma: Image Source: Arita Who?… 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

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 | 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 | Explore. Reflect. Respond.

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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

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  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

Notes from the Nordic Design Lunch #2

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  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 Impressions

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In this post we’ll show you four exhibitions that were launched in the centre of Reykjavik during DesignMarch. All four exhibitions were filled with people enjoying their conversations about the works with each other, and also with the designers. Here are some pictures from the openings. Product designer Maria Kristin… Read more