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Posts tagged "Design"

DesignMarch 2014 | Opening Ceremony


DesignMarch 2014 has officially begun! Here are Hulda Sif’s images from the opening ceremony, enjoy!                                                                      … Read more

Christmas Calendar 19 | Svava Atladóttir


Every day up until the 24th, we will ask one of our international friends – journalists, designers, curators and other wonderful folks – to select something that relates to Iceland and/or Icelandic design and architecture, and to tell us, who they would like to give it to. Today, we called… 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

On Iceland’s Creative Industries and Design Policy | Q&A with Minister Katrin Jakobsdóttir


Iceland’s Minister of Culture, Education and Science Katrin Jakobsdóttir wants to build a better bridge between research, education and business in the creative industries.   What are your thoughts on the newly released report on creative industries? The report gives us a better insight into where our efforts in supporting… Read more

PopTech Iceland 2012


Inspiring, inspiring – PopTech brought their show to town (and to Harpa) last week, thank you for thought-provoking, exciting and colourful two days over to you at PopTech! While waiting for them to come back, take a look at their collection of online talks on design, architecture and more. We’ll… Read more

Smári McCarthy | The Next Napster Moment


Filmed last January in the symposium Me Craft/You Industry, software developer and hacker Smári McCarthy uses music sharing platform Napster as an example to explain how in the near future he believes craft productions will move away from centralised industries and challenge their existing authority.

Friday Candy ❘ WDC Helsinki 2012 Pavilion


Halla recently visited the World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki to partake in Design Round Table alongside other Nordic design experts, movers and shakers to discuss internationalisation of design. Interesting topic, don’t you think? The discussions took place in Pavilion, which looked so swell to us that we thought we would… Read more

DesignMarch 2012 | Lóa Hjaltymsdóttir’s Picks


DesignMarch 2012 is on! We asked a few local designers about their festival plans – this is where those in the know go: “I will go see the product designers’ exhibition Concoction at the Brim’s hus, and HönnunarMarzipan, and then the urns at Hallgrimskirkjan sounded interesting, and then.. maybe it… Read more

Rán Flygenring


Rán Flygenring is a big deal in Reykjavík. She is, after all, the Official Illustrator of Reykjavík. Since her graduation from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2009, she has been covering the city with her hand-drawn perspectives. This past winter, a book of her official city illustrations was produced… Read more

DesignTalks 2012 | Hjalti Karlsson


Hjalti Karlsson founded the design studio Karlssonwilker Inc with partner Jan Wilker in 2000. Originally from Iceland and Germany respectively, the NYC based studio works on a variety of projects with a diverse list of clients. Karlssonwilker’s work has appeared in numerous design publications and have received much acclaim from… Read more