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Christmas Calendar 2 I Hreinn Bernharðsson

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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.

Oh, indeed.

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