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The Graduates 2013 | Bára Ösp Kristgeirsdóttir

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Graphic designer Bára Ösp Kristgeirsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is a new image for the mountain and outdoors living center Volcano Huts in Þórsmörk, one of the most beautiful valleys in the highlands of Iceland. Kristgeirsdottir started her research by… Read more

The Graduates 2013 I Halldóra Gestsdóttir

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Fashion designer Halldóra Gestsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Raw, murky, barren, overwhelming, daunting, soft and aromatic. That is the Icelandic landscape, our inescapable environment. In this clothing line the effects of the Icelandic nature are educed with fabrics, hard lines and formes.  … Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Guðný Pálsdóttir


Product designer Guðný Pálsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Uppbrot is a form study that is based on the idea of two realities – the virtual reality of video games and the reality outside the games. According to the designer, The… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Sönke Holz

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Graphic designer Sönke Holz is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His graduation project We Ain’t Music is a rebranding for the record label We Ain’t from Hamburg, Germany. The project focuses on limited edition vinyl releases with elaborate packaging aimed at vinyl collectors and music lovers who enjoy the cover art… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hjörtur Matthías Skulason


Product designer Hjörtur Matthías Skulason is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His graduation project KER is a set of three clay containers that can be used for preparation, cooking and serving of food. Multifunctional and usable in several different ways both individually and together, Skulason… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Finnbogi Þór Erlendsson

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Graphic designer Finnbogi Þór Erlendsson is a 2013 gratuate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project the book Sjónskynjun examines visual perception. According to the designer, In the book the visual process of the human brain is explored. It examines the biological and cognitive nature and behavior… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Elísabet Karlsdóttir

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Fashion designer Elísabet Karlsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final collection is built on the idea of the grey times of the Soviet Union.   Grey shades play a big role in my interpretation of this cold and colourless world. Going from grey… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Ólöf Rut Stefánsdóttir


Product designer Ólöf Rut Stefánsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Staldur Table, a multi functional table for the modern day cyclist.   According to the designer, It’s interesting to observe that bicycle design has primarily been limited to biker and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Linda Jóhannsdóttir

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Fashion designer Linda Jóhannsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final collection mixes our interpretations of  the unwritten rules of society as women and men shape. A modern collection based on clean surfaces, with focus on form and texture, the collection features semi unisex colors,… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Sighvatur Halldórsson

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Graphic designer Sighvatur Halldórsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His Graduate project, the Rawwar poster series, reflects his interest in the second World War and is his attempt to tell the story visually with one of the most popular medium of that era, the… Read more