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The Graduates | Viktor Weisshappel Vilhjálmsson


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

The Graduates 2015 | Ástros Traustadóttir


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

The Graduates 2014 | Rebekka Kristín Morrison


Rebekka Kristín Morrison  is one of the BA Architecture graduates 2014 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. According to the architect, My client is a 34 year old single mother of an 8 year old boy. Her son has Cerebral Palsy, mentally he´s like a 10 month old baby. He… Read more

Designers and Farmers


Until May 19, Sparks Design Space is presenting an exhibition of The Designers and Farmers Project. This project brings together of one of the oldest professions in the country, farmers, and one of the youngest professions, product designers. Matís collaborates with the Academy of the Arts on the project. The Designers… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Berglind Erika Hammerschmidt


Berglind Erika Hammerschmidt is one of the BA-Architecture-Design graduates 2014 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Her project is called The Icelandic dream: The sustainable home and the clients for this project are a married couple around 50 with two grown up daughters.       According to the architect, The… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Ágúst Skorri Sigurðsson


Ágúst Skorri Sigurðsson is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2014 of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. According to the architect, If a young couple gets a chance to build a house, where should the priority be set for it to be their dream house? The house serves as a core… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Ragna Bjarnadóttir


Ragna Bjarnadóttir is a recent BA graduate in fashion design from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Her final project is called Monolith – Architecturing a new modernity. The collection is inspired by the way women will dress in the future. I thought of a muse, an almost alien-like woman, who controls… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Svava Magdalena Arna


Svava Magdalena Arna is a recent BA graduate in fashion design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts.   Her final collection is inspired by a Brazilian wife and a mother in her 30s, who works secretly as a Mafia leader. She is an esthete and leader who has her dark… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Jón Páll Halldórsson


Jón Páll Halldórsson  is a recent BA graduate in Visual Communication from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His project Up to no Good is a collective of ten artists that specialize in designing and producing limited edition hand printed goods. According to the designer, We do not focus on the individual… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Margrét Guðmundsdóttir


Margrét Guðmundsdóttir is recent BA graduate in Visual Communication. Her final project is called Watchful Eyes. According to the designer, The eyes play a pivotal role in a person‘s life. They lead us forward, acting as security cameras, always on the lookout; a mystical window to the soul. Eyes are sensitive and… Read more