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The Graduates 2013 | María Þórólfsdóttir


María Þórólfsdóttir 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 | María Guðjónsdóttir


Product designer María Guðjónsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project 110° is a table aimed for office work. The tabletop inclines 110° from the body’s vertical position. This allows space for the arm to open the 90° angle in the elbow and… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Hildur Sumarliðadóttir


Fashion designer Hildur Sumarliðadóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final collection is inspired by Frida Kahlo and Patty Smith, Sumarliðadóttir was inspired by a bohemian living the life of an artist, driven by the search for happiness.   When choosing fabrics, Sumarliðadóttir was inspired by… Read more

The Graduates 2013 I Halldóra Gestsdóttir


Fashion designer Halldóra Gestsdóttir is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Raw, murky, barren, overwhelming, daunting, soft and aromatic. That is the Icelandic landscape, our inescapable environment. In this clothing line the effects of the Icelandic nature are educed with fabrics, hard lines and formes.  … 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 | Sigrún Harpa Þórarinsdóttir


Sigrún Harpa Þórarinsdóttir is one of the BA-Architecture graduates 2013 of 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 | 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

Set of Tables by Katrín Ólína & Garðar Eyjólfsson


Designers Katrin Olina and Garðar Eyjólfsson have collaborated to create a set of tables that they showed during DesignMarch 2013. Part of 13Al+, a Nordic collaboration between designers and manufacturers which explores new possibilities in design and production of items from icelandic aluminum and promotes Nordic exchange of skills and… 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

Sequences VI Identity by Arnar Freyr Guðmundsson


The visual Idenitity of the currently running Sequences VI Festival was designed by Arnar Freyr Guðmundsson. Here are some words by Arnar on his work for Sequences and his work in general: The brief was making a visual identity for Sequences VI real time art festival which is a biannual festival… Read more