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Christmas Calendar 2 I Hreinn Bernharðsson


My favorite Icelandic design is The Sealpelt by Vík Prjónsdóttir. The reason is the combination of storytelling and material use that comes together in a product which still has the main focus on the function of keeping you warm and comfortable. I would like to give it to my grandmother… Read more

DesignMarch 2011 | Vík Prjónsdóttir’s scarf factory – where the wool is hot and the scarfes are cool.


Today’s destination was the fascinating scarf factory on Laugavegur 6, where designer project Vík Prjónsdóttir manufactures knitted scarfs in a unique fashion. Every type of scarf (or blanket, if you prefer, they are quite big!) has it’s own name and a theme behind the design inspired by myths and stories…. Read more