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The Graduates 2014 | Gabriel Benedikt Bachmann


Gabriel Benedikt Bachmann is a recent BA graduate in visual communication from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His graduation project consists of three title sequences for fictional film adaptations based on the classic fairy tales The Nightingale, The Princess and the Pea and The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen. https://vimeo.com/95425810 According… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Júlíus Valdimarsson


Júlíus Valdimarsson  is a recent BA graduate in visual communication from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project Landvætturinn is a graphic novel and a story about an Icelandic boy named Atli, who is chosen to fight for justice and protect the land. Conceived as an introduction to comic book… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Thelma Hrund Benediktsdóttir


Spiritualism, Craft and Waste is a series of projects realized by graduating students from the Product Design Department of Iceland Academy of the Art. The collection originates from a study of the contemporary role of the designer. It is a redefinition and revitalization of modern values: instead of focusing solely… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Ingi Kristján Sigurmarsson


Ingi Kristján Sigurmarsson  is a recent BA graduate in visual communication from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. His final project Grandalandi is a visual identity for a traditional Icelandic alcohol.  Landi is an integral part of Icelandic drinking culture but simultaneously frowned upon by the public. One can find home brewed and… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Búi Bjarmar Aðalsteinsson


Spiritualism, Craft and Waste is a series of projects realized by graduating students from the Product Design Department of Iceland Academy of the Art. The collection originates from a study of the contemporary role of the designer. It is a redefinition and revitalization of modern values: instead of focusing solely on the… Read more

The Graduates 2014|Krista Sigríður Hall


Krista Sigríður Hall is a BA graduate in visual communication from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Dekstruma Kerno,  a utopian world of symbolic islands made from semiology, alchemy, magical herbs and amulets. Each island functions as a reminder of different positive values in our daily lives. For… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Elsa Jónsdóttir


Elsa Jónsdóttir is a recent BA graduate in visual communication from Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is a new typeface called  Columnar. According to the designer, The typeface Columnar is a meeting point of classical typographic forms and forms from a landmark of Reykjavík, Hallgrímskirkja church. The church is… Read more

The Graduates 2014 | Björk Gunnbjörnsdóttir


Spiritualism, Craft and Waste is a series of projects realized by graduating students from the Product Design Department of Iceland Academy of the Art. The collection originates from a study of the contemporary role of the designer. It is a redefinition and revitalization of modern values: instead of focusing solely on the… Read more

Have It Together


Students of the Iceland Academy of the Arts are thinking about what they are going to do after graduating and how they are going to keep in touch. A strong communicative flow can be a powerful tool to inspire people, and empower designers to be projects’ promoters. Networking becomes essential to create new… Read more

DesignMarch 2014 | My Source of Inspiration


Graduate students in design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts invited guests to explore their sources of inspiration through wunderkammers at their lovely little exhibition in the bike store Kría. Here are Julia’s snapshots from the event. Photos by Julia Schygulla