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Posts tagged "Icelandic Design"

Christmas Calendar 4 | Nathan Woodhead


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’s is a… Read more

Kelp Bath by Sljím


Creative collective Sljím opened a kelp bath in Grotta, a stone throw away from the Reykjavik city centre last summer. It is relaxing just to look at these images, isn’t it? The bath only includes natural kelp, hot water and sea water. Kelp is rich in iodine, which is good for… Read more

PyroPet


PyroPet by Thorunn Arnadottir and Dan Koval is a family of animal shaped candles that each reveal a surprise within as they burn. Their first product is a cute little kitten Kisa (Icelandic for kitty). As it burns, the cute kitten shaped candle reveals a devilish metal skeleton from within.  The idea… Read more

Let’s Strenghten the Heart Threads by Einar Guðmundsson


Graphic designer Einar Guðmundsson of H:N Markaðssamskipti designed Let’s Strenghten the Heart Threads for a fund raising event to support the purchase of medical equipment for the Landspitali University Hospital. The client was the Icelandic Association of Heart Patients.   The name is a word play in Icelandic. The campaign was… Read more

Organic by Sigga Heimis


Designer Sigga heimis has created a spectacular series of objects inspired by human organs made from glass in collaboration CMOG, Corning Museum of Glass. The collection aims to raise awareness of organ donation, and will be exhibited in Designgalleriet in Stockholm, Sweden, opening on October 30.   Corning Museum of… Read more

NET


Knots, ropes, nets and floats – NET is an exhibition of design and crafts that in one way or another relates to fishing and the sea. Curated by architect Anna Leoniak, the exhibition features works by 14 designers and craftsmen, and it is (suitably) on display in the gallery space… Read more

The Pink Ribbon by Brandenburg


Iceland turns pink every October, with various activities organized as part of the annual support campaign for Krabbameinsfelag Íslands, the Icelandic Cancer Society. We wanted to share a fantastic addition to the campaign – a slip road in the shape of a bow painted pink in central Reykjavik. With concept… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Arnar Þór Sigurjónsson


Arnar Þór Sigurjónsson is a newly graduated BA in architecture from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir


Hrafnhildur Magnúsdóttir is a 2013 BA-Architecture graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The task for all BA students was to design a refuge, a cairn on the journey of knowledge and self reflection that serves as a setting for educational camps for school groups during the winter and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Narfi Þorsteinsson


Graphic designer Narfi Þorsteinsson is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. As his final project, he created the visual identity and communication materials for his new company Skiltamálun Reykjavíkur that paints murals and wall signs. Check out their website for some great street art from Reykjavik. It… Read more