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The Graduates 2013 | Michael Tran


Graphic designer Michael Tran is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project Ups and Downs: A Cycling Journey Across the Alps tells the story of his challenging bicycle journey from Paris to Munich in 2005. The book combines two of  his major passions, bicycle touring… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Kría Benediktsdóttir


Graphic designer Kría Benediktsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Frímerki 1939-1958 researches Icelandic stamps. It was exhibited at Reykjavik Art Museum in the LHÍ Final Exhibition 2013.   „For some people stamps is no more than an evidence of the fact that postage has been… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Bára Ösp Kristgeirsdóttir


Graphic designer Bára Ösp Kristgeirsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is a new image for the mountain and outdoors living center Volcano Huts in Þórsmörk, one of the most beautiful valleys in the highlands of Iceland. Kristgeirsdottir started her research by… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Sönke Holz


Graphic designer Sönke Holz is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His graduation project We Ain’t Music is a rebranding for the record label We Ain’t from Hamburg, Germany. The project focuses on limited edition vinyl releases with elaborate packaging aimed at vinyl collectors and music lovers who enjoy the cover art… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Finnbogi Þór Erlendsson


Graphic designer Finnbogi Þór Erlendsson is a 2013 gratuate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project the book Sjónskynjun examines visual perception. According to the designer, In the book the visual process of the human brain is explored. It examines the biological and cognitive nature and behavior… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Sighvatur Halldórsson


Graphic designer Sighvatur Halldórsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His Graduate project, the Rawwar poster series, reflects his interest in the second World War and is his attempt to tell the story visually with one of the most popular medium of that era, the… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Viktoria Buzukina


Graphic designer Viktoria Buzukina is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Stafasmjátt is a multicultural children’s book with the Icelandic alphabet for children aged 2 to 5. It serves as the first introduction to the letters, helps to learn new words and gives a… Read more

ADC*E European Student of the Year 2013 | Anatomy of Letters by Sigga Rún


The good news just keep pouring in! Sigga Rún’s final project at Iceland Academy of the Arts, Anatomy of Letters won the series European Student of the Year at ADC*E, congratulations! We originally posted about the project  in our student work series here, but if this is not a reason to re-post it, what is? Enjoy!… Read more

Hjalti Karlsson on Selected Projects by Karlssonwilker


Great news! The Icelandic graphic designer Hjalti Karlsson receives The Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize 2013 (read more about the award here), congratulations Hjalti! Karlsson works through NY-based graphic design studio karlssonwilker, founded in 2000 by him together with Jan Wilker, whom he met when working with Stefan Sagmeister. Below, Karlsson shows selected works by karlssonwilker… Read more

Friday Candy | Kristjana S. Williams


It’s Friday! Here is a little eye candy to start off the weekend: Kristjana S. Williams is a London-based Icelandic illustrator. Growing up in Iceland has been the real inspiration for my work. When I was growing up I found nature there stark and unforgiving; I never saw trees or… Read more