Viktor Weisshappel Vilhjálmsson recently graduated with a BA degree in visual communications from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project is a graphical representation of the memories of Alfreð Gígja, a 38-year-old man diagnosed with depression and schizophrenia. The project takes a peek into Alfreð’s world, coloured by domestic… Read more
Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir is a recent fashion BA graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her graduation collection discusses femininity, and the way women are portrayed in our society. I created my own world in which I wanted to seek out a new kind of femininity. With this collection,… Read more
Sigrún Thorlacius is a recent graduate of the product design programme, Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Healing Earth. The project explores the use of fungi in converting contaminated, toxic land into viable ecosystems. According to Thorlacius, There are species in the fungus kingdom that in unison… Read more
Ástros Traustadottir is a recent graduate in visual communication from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Her final project was the typeface Seaside. Seaside is a sans serif typeface based on a few carefully chosen shapes from the sea shells. It is inspired by the seashells that can be found… Read more
LET’S PLAY WITH CLAY! Tulipop invited kids to go and play with clay in its showroom at Fiskislóð in Reykjavík. Kids got a chance to use their imagination to create something fun and take it home after the workshop. Tulipop also premiered items from its new 2015 collection, including the… Read more
The Association of Graphic designers hosts the 15th Annual Awards. Icelandic graphic designers and ilustrators submitted their best works from 2014 for judging
Ceramics by Þóra Finnsdóttir and Colour stories by Tekla Evelina Severin.
Yes, indeed, DesignMarch 2015 is coming to an end! Yesterday we had a sort of goodbye party, Götúpartý. Here are some photos from it, relieve the moments if you were there and in case you missed it just look at them and be jelly, but worry not, there is always… Read more
At Macland, the bluest house on Laugavegur you can find Bjargey Ingólfs, designer and occupational therapist displaying here support-cushion called The Apple by Bara. Now in a limited edition blue color.
Emilie F. Grenier from Montéal explores alternative trends for the production of rare objects. She is focusing on stories and material from Montréal and Reykjavik that in the end will become unique, storytelling objects.