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The Graduates | Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir


Ingibjörg Íris Ásgeirsdóttir is a recent fashion BA graduate from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her graduation collection discusses femininity, and the way women are portrayed in our society.   I created my own world in which I wanted to seek out a new kind of femininity. With this collection,… Read more

The Graduates | Sigrún Thorlacius


Sigrún Thorlacius is a recent graduate of the product design programme, Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Healing Earth. The project explores the use of fungi in converting contaminated, toxic land into viable ecosystems. According to Thorlacius, There are species in the fungus kingdom that in unison… Read more

The Graduates 2015 | Ástros Traustadóttir


Ástros Traustadottir is a recent graduate in visual communication from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Her final project was the typeface Seaside. Seaside is a sans serif typeface based on a few carefully chosen shapes from the sea shells.     It is inspired by the seashells that can be found… Read more

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

The Graduates 2013 | Sólveig Gunnarsdóttir


Sólveig Gunnarsdóttir 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 the… 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 | Rósa Þórunn Hannesdóttir


Rósa Þórunn Hannesdóttir 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 | Yara Polana


Graphic designer Yara Polana is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. God is a Black Woman is a spiritual fictional account of the creation of the universe. The story illustrates cultures and customs of some of the tribes that exist in her native Mozambique. It focuses on one… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Bethina Elverdam Nielsen


Fashion designer Bethina Elverdam Nielsen is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Inspired by the historical and dramatic changes of lifestyle and fashion of the early 20th century, when woman started to liberate themselves from the constricting clothes for the first time and openly embraced more comfortable styles like… Read more

The Graduates 2013 | Elín Bríta


Product designer Elín Bríta is a 2013 graduate of the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project Verndarbaugur constitutes a personal interpretation of the concept “amulet”. From early childhood I have been compelled to collect and believe in diminutive things: a small pebble, a clay object or a piece of string that… Read more