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DesignMarch 2013 | Steinunn

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Studio STEiNUNN recently relocated to a beautiful space by the harbor, formally used by a netting factory. During DesignMarch, they set up an installation that is the result of a collaboration between fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir and illustrator Laufey Jónsdóttir. Here are a few images from the exhibition by Hulda… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Skúrinn

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During DesignMarch, Erling Jóhannesson showed silver jewelry inspired by fish skeletons in the most surprising of design galleries – a tiny backyard shed in the Western part of the town in Reykjavik. Here are a few images from the exhibition by Hulda Síf, enjoy!            … Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Identity | M by Mundi

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This year’s festival identity featured a real wooden grid that formed the words ‘HönnunarMars’, Icelandic for DesignMarch. Four letters were handed over to designers to work on. We made little videos in which the designers explain their inspirations behind the letters, and finally have the subtitled versions too. Here M… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Identity | H by Hafsteinn Juliusson


Hi there, Did you catch the festival identity letters by Jónas Valtysson and Armann Agnarsson around the town? This year’s festival identity featured a real wooden grid that formed the words ‘HönnunarMars’, Icelandic for DesignMarch. Four letters were handed over to designers to work on. We made little videos in which the… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Design Forum Finland at Kronkron

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DesignMarch offered a great opportunity to see some Finnish design in Iceland when Design Forum Finland opened a Pop up Shop in KronKron. Our guest blogger, Finnish design aficionado Piia Susanna from Kahden Vaiheilla  dived in – here are her picks from the pop-up store: Twelve Finnish design labels, Mirkka Metsola,… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Design in Dialogue

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Design in Dialogue, a group exhibition at the Culture House curated by Katarina Siltavuori of WDC Helsinki 2012 brought  designers from different backgrounds together in interdisciplinary collaborations. Among participants are Hver design, 7 factory design, ERUM, Guðný Hafsteinsdóttir, Sif Ægisdóttir, Rúna Thors and Ragnheiður I. Ágústsdóttir.          … Read more

DesignMarch 2013 | Tinna Gunnarsdóttir

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Tinna Gunnarsdóttir exhibited Ljóshyrningur, a table lamp that emits gentle indirect lighting, designed for Lumex. Comfortable in a corner, it sometimes ventures towards the centre. The form is an ode to geometry, which is never far off. The material is an ode to industrial production, so unconscious of its beauty…. Read more

DesignMarch 2013 at Harpa

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Several of the DesignMarch 2013 events took place in Reykjavik’s imposing seaside concert hall Harpa: Icelandic product designers’ group exhibition, Icelandic furniture manufacturers’ pieces, Suopunki, design from the Finnish Lapland and of course the Reykjavik Fashion Festival all took place behind its glass facade. Here are some images from the… Read more

Hafnarboðið

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Mýrin and MAR recently opened shop in Hafnarbúðir, and during DesignMarch 2013 the designers of MAR, Hafsteinn Júlíusson and Karitas Sveinsdóttir of HAF, along with Guðný Hafsteins and Siggi Odds showed new works related  and unrelated  to the restaurant. Here are a few snapshots from the restaurant for… Read more

DesignTalks 2013 | Rán Flygenring’s live illustrations

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  Are you ready for a real treat? Rán Flygenring live illustrated our DesignTalks, a day of lectures by internationally acclaimed speakers that takes place on the first day of DesignMarch. The images have been all over Twitter and Instagram so far. Here below is the entire series. A big… Read more