The exhibition on designer Gunnar Magnússon’s work, currently at the Design Museum, closes soon, have you seen it already?
If not you’d best get your skates on! The exhibition closes on 29.5.
Born in 1933 in Ólafsfjördur in the north of Iceland and trained in Copenhagen, Magnússon is one of Iceland’s most prolific furniture designers, who pioneered the local design field, as well as designed countless interiors for companies, banks and private homes – and the table for the World Chess Championship game between Spassky and Fischer held in Reykjavik in 1972.
The works on display are from the years ‘61 to ‘78. With the design scene blooming and full of young blood, this is a rare chance to see Icelandic design history, don’t miss it!
Images courtesy of Hönnunarsafn Íslands