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Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Product of the Year


Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. The Award for best product went to…Holster by  FurTrade! A unisex vest for carrying small items, Holster is the outcome of a cross-disciplinary collaboration between graphic designer Siggi Odds and fashion designer Bóas Kristjánsson. Made from leftover cuts of local… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Project of the Year


Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. For the first time ever, Grapevine awarded best fashion design too, and the award went to… Torg í Biðstöðu! Run by the city, Torg Í Biðstöðu is a programme that makes use of various ‘meanwhile spaces’ in Reykjavík. It invites and… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Best Product Line


Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. The prize for best product line went to .. Kria Jewelry! Cod II by Kría Jewellery (Jóhanna Methúsalemsdóttir) is a collection of jewellery inspired by cod bones. An interesting, beautiful new take on cod—the staple fish that kept the nation alive… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | Fashion Design of the Year


Winners for the 2013 Grapevine Design Awards were announced on Friday last week. For the first time ever, Grapevine awarded best fashion design too, and the award went to… Ostwald Helgason! The Grapevine Jury: Ostwald Helgason are strong pattern and print makers. Their cuts are fantastic and colours excellent. Each… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Identity | Making Of


This year’s DesignMarch festival identity (developed by Jónas Valtysson and Ármann Agnarsson) features a wooden grid, forming the letters “HönnunarMars” (Icelandic for DesignMarch). Designed and built by Valtysson and Agnarsson in collaboration with designer Hlynur Axelsson, the grid, some 475 x 350 x 45 cm in size was then photographed by Marino Thorlacius in several locations around… Read more

Grapevine Design Awards 2013 | And the winners are…


Now in their third year, The Grapevine Design Awards are bigger than ever. We rounded up a small panel of design experts and asked them to determine what was most cutting-edge in 2012. In addition to ‘Best Product,’ ‘Best Product Line,’ and ‘Best Design Project,’ the panel added a new… Read more

Discover The Body by Halla Sigga


The book Discover the body by Halla Sigga is a three dimensional, 3D-printed textbook about the body for blind and visually impaired children aged 6 to 8. The book is divided up into layers of the body: the first is the skin, next the muscle, bone and inner organs. In… Read more

Ihanna at Maison & Objet


Ingibjörg Hanna Bjarnadóttir showed her latest Ihanna http://ihanna.net/ products at Maison & Objet in Paris earlier this fall. Dwell saw them too – and selected them as one of their highlights! Here are a few snapshots from Ingibjörg Hanna’s album, enjoy.                  … Read more

Hver Design


Hey collection by Italian Fabio del Percio of Hver design gives a new spin to the age old method that was in use in his native Italy until the II World War. While back then, people slept on mattresses stuffed with hey, del Percio has filled poufs and pillows with… Read more

Helsinki Design Week Opening


Helsinki Design Week opened last Friday, here are a few snapshots from the opening. The Icelandic-Danish architecture company KRADS partakes with their Open The Tower that opens on Wednesday – stay tuned for more!   Images Courtesy of Helsinki Design Week