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Christmas Calendar 20 | Thomas Pausz


Every day up until the 24th, we will ask one of our international friends – journalists, designers, curators and other wonderful folks – to select something that relates to Iceland and/or Icelandic design and architecture, and to tell us, who they would like to give it to. Today, we’ll hear Thomas… Read more

Christmas Calendar 10 | Dagur Eggertsson


Every day up until the 24th, we will ask one of our international friends – journalists, designers, curators and other wonderful folks – to select something that relates to Iceland and/or Icelandic design and architecture, and to tell us, who they would like to give it to. Today, it is… Read more

The Graduates 2013


This year’s graduates of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts (Listaháskóli Íslands) are currently exhibiting in the Reykjavik Art Museum. The extensive exhibition features projects by students from all four design departments of the school, architecture, fashion design, product design and visual communication, as well as final projects by students from the… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Pylyp Fomyn


Pilgrimage at Reykjanes is the final project by architecture BA graduate Pylyp Fomyn. A place of departure or arrival for people that would undertake a forty-day walk from Reykjanes to the north of the country, it features guest rooms for the pilgrims, dining area and offices for the staff. Location… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Arnheiður Ófeigsdóttir


Varða is a resting place for travellers who have undertaken a hike across Iceland, located in Reykjanes.   The design process was focused on the spiritual and physical journey of an individual going through such a long and demanding hike.  Step by step he finds the next cairn of his… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ María Kristín Kristjansdóttir


The Yoga center is the final project by architecture graduate María Kristín Kristjansdóttir. A starting point for the pilgrimage across the country, the yoga center offers yoga facilities for the pilgrims to become better prepared spiritually and physically. The building is located in the middle of the lava, where the… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Sigríður Rún


Anatomy of Letters is a book for imagination enthusiasts by graphic design graduate Sigríður Rún. The book describes five ancient letters that were used in Iceland in the years 1200 – 1900 and two other old letters that are almost solely used in the Icelandic language. The five ancient letters… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Veronika Gorbačova


Wired Up vol I is the first book about Icelandic electronic musicians by graphid design graduate Veronika Gorbačova.  Based on interviews with 10 artists from two record labels, Möller Records and Muhaha Records, the book showcases the techniques and the background of the musicians. The Icelandic electronic music scene has… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Stella Björg Björgvinsdóttir


Ugluholt (Owl Hill) is an illustrated typeface project built on the life at Ugluholt by graphic design graduate Stella Björg Björgvinsdóttir. In the letters you can find the animals and plants that live at Ugluholt. Representing the letter A is auðnutittlingur (common redpoll), býflugur and bláber (bees and blueberries) decorate… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Aron Freyr Leifsson


Himinn og jörð is the final project by architecture graduate Aron Freyr Leifsson. The building is situated near Reykjanesviti on the south-west corner of Reykjanes. Designed as accommodation for people planning on walking across Iceland, it features separate sleeping quarters for the hikers as well as an open area for… Read more