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DesignMarch 2014 | Sunday

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

DesignMarch 2014 | Saturday

Day Three: DesignMarch 2014 is all over town. Here’s a video from Saturday March 29: Enjoy!

DesignMarch 2014 | Fabulists

The fabulous artists at Gallery Fabúla welcomed visitors to their open space in the old harbour to explore their new jewellery, photographs, textiles, paintings, design and ceramics. Here are Julia’s images from the event.        Photos by Julia Schygulla  

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by Milla Snorrason

Hi all, Listened to the playlist by Hildur Yeoman on repeat for the past few days? Worry not, we are back with more! This time, we turned to Milla Snorrason, the alter ego of fashion designer Hilda Gunnarsdóttir, one of the participants of MUSES, a show orchestrated by the Icelandic Association… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Teaser I Hildur Yeoman

Click play to hear about the rebellious grandmother of designer, illustrator Hildur Yeoman, and head over to Reykjavik for DesignMarch to see the exhibition inspired by her.     More infos: Muses and Yulia Video by Glamour Etcetera  

DesignMarch 2014 | Playlist by Hildur Yeoman

Hi all, How are you? Here is something to get your Wednesday groove on: In DesignMarch, the association of Icelandic fashion designers exhibits MUSES, a show that explores the ways in which Icelandic fashion designers and musicians influence each other. 18 artists partake, and the exhibition opens with a live… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 Sneak Peek | Farmers Market

Dear all, How are you? All ready for DesignMarch? We cannot wait – literally – so I decided to pop by Farmers Market to talk to Bergthora Gudnadottir, founder and designer about their DesignMarch plans. The Farmers Market flagship store and design studio are located in the fishpacking district, a… Read more


Ígló&Indí is an Icelandic children’s clothing label that recently released its latest collection AW14 Frozen Landscapes. The Ígló&Indí story started with a drawing by founder, head designer and Art Director Helga Ólafsdóttir’s little daughter. In it, a boy held hands with his little sister, wearing hooded coats in an open… Read more

Icelandic Producers 4/4 | VARMA

Iceland’s limited production capacity shapes the reality of local designers, and ultimately, the number of Icelandic products available. Yet there is a handful of fantastic companies that produce anything from Icelandic woolen sweaters to pancake pans and high tech prosthetics. Our intern Florian Lohse took a tour around some of… Read more

Chance Encounters – Towards Modernity in Icelandic Design

The Museum of Design and Applied Art’s summer exhibition CHANCE ENCOUNTERS – Towards modernity in Icelandic design focuses on the arrival of modernism in Icelandic domestic interiors from 1930s into the 1980s. The exhibition includes pieces from the collections of the Museum of Design and Applied Art and other Icelandic… Read more