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The Graduates 2013 | Jón Cleon


Graphic designer  Jón Cleon is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. As his final project, he created a new paint brand itten. itten sells paint which is environmentally friendly and does not contain harmful chemicals that are dangerous to humans or the environment. The brand aims at minimising the environmental impact… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir

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Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 I Olga Árnadóttir

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Olga Árnadóttir is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2013 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Narfi Þorsteinsson


Graphic designer Narfi Þorsteinsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. As his final project, he created the visual identity and communication materials for his new company Skiltamálun Reykjavíkur that paints murals and wall signs. Check out their website for some great street art from Reykjavik. It… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Arnar Már Jónsson

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Fashion designer Arnar Már Jónsson  is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final collection is inspired by films – cyber punk movie Tetsuo, in which the body of a Japanese worker begins transforming into a scrap-metal after being involved in an accident.         The… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | María Þórólfsdóttir

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María Þórólfsdóttir is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | María Guðjónsdóttir

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Product designer María Guðjónsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project 110° is a table aimed for office work. The tabletop inclines 110° from the body’s vertical position. This allows space for the arm to open the 90° angle in the elbow and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hildur Sumarliðadóttir

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Fashion designer Hildur Sumarliðadóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final collection is inspired by Frida Kahlo and Patty Smith, Sumarliðadóttir was inspired by a bohemian living the life of an artist, driven by the search for happiness.   When choosing fabrics, Sumarliðadóttir was inspired by… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Michael Tran

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Graphic designer Michael Tran is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project Ups and Downs: A Cycling Journey Across the Alps tells the story of his challenging bicycle journey from Paris to Munich in 2005. The book combines two of  his major passions, bicycle touring… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Kría Benediktsdóttir

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Graphic designer Kría Benediktsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Frímerki 1939-1958 researches Icelandic stamps. It was exhibited at Reykjavik Art Museum in the LHÍ Final Exhibition 2013.   „For some people stamps is no more than an evidence of the fact that postage has been… Read more