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Posts tagged "DesignMarch 2014"

Order to Effect


With limited amount of raw materials available on this barren island, the local designers have often looked into their food cupboards in search of materials and inspiration. This beautiful project, Order to Effect by Audur Ösp Gudmundsdóttir and her team, pushes the field further from products towards service design. Set in… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Mengi


During DesignMarch 2014, team Volki previewed their indoor/outdoor furniture line, designed with the recognisable form of the “viti” (lighthouse) in mind. You can also buy Volki‘s products at Mengi, a newly opened shop, exhibition space and event venue all rolled into one.

DesignMarch 2014 | 8x1m2


Kaolin is an association of eight ceramic artists, running a gallery on Reykjavik’s unofficial gallery street Skólavörðustígur. During DesignMarch 2014, Kaolin held an exhibition that explored the boundaries between sculptures and products, where each of the eight artists was assigned one square meter of space. Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | All Kinds of Everything


Sewn, whittled, knitted, braided, imprinted and cast in porcelain, wood, wicker, plastic, fish skin and silk. The exhibition at design store Kirsuberjatréð during DesignMarch 2014, brought together 12 women designers and an abundance of material and methods. Check the pictures to see more. Images by Adriana Pacheco

DesignMarch 2014 | The Women Present… !


During DesignMarch 2014 the Association of Business Women in Iceland presented products and works by their members related to design and architecture. 23 women displayed everything from gin and clothing to window screens and environmentally friendly architecture. The event took place in the Nordic House, here are some of the… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Raise a Flag


During DesignMarch 2014, Hrím held the exhibition – Raise a Flag, where suggestions for the new Icelandic flag were sketched and displayed at gallery Þoka. Almost a century after the king of Denmark approved the current Icelandic flag, Hörður Lárusson, the self appointed chairman of an unofficial flag committee, together… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Blue Lagoon


Hello! How are you? Have you already been to the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa? It’s one of the most visited attractions in Iceland, and it’s also one of the sponsors of DesignMarch 2014 Designed by Basalt Arkitektar, headed by Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir, the spa is hiding in and perfectly integrated to… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | The Medusa Design Projects


On DesignMarch 2014, Swedish designer Petra Lilja presented a design project inspired by the myth of Medusa. Various items adorned the exhibition, including a bedspread by Vík Prjónsdóttir and Petra Lilja in which they collaborated on an expedition to discover new worlds of knitting. Petra Lilja gets inspired when she… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | STAKA


On DesignMarch 2014, STAKA’s second collection of unisex leather accessories were presented for the first time. See the pictures of the opening here. Inspired by the Icelandic sagas and Iceland’s landscape María Kristín Jónsdóttir creates pieces for her fictional Icelandic tribe of nomads, living in the rural areas of Iceland. María Kristín imagines… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | Studio Visit, Magnea Einarsdóttir


Fashion designer Magnea Einarsdóttir partook in Reykjavik Fashion Festival this year. Did you see her show at RFF? We visited Magnea at her studio amidst the festival week, here are Adriana’s images from the atelier. Enjoy! Images by Adriana Pacheco