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Vík Prjónsdóttir

    The Seal Pelt by Vík Prjónsdóttir is part of Everyday Discoveries, the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 International design house exhibition that opens tomorrow. If in Finland, join us! Vík stands for the southernmost village in Iceland, Prjón for knitting – Vík Prjónsdóttir is  a collective of young… Read more

Cloud by Marý

Icelandic Stockholm-based designer Marý‘s Cloud is a heaven’s sent – not to mention a wonderfully positive take on the Icelandic weather (Yes, it is raining as we speak).     Cloud stores accessories such as ties, belts, tights, socks, jewelry and all the other accessories that tend to get lost in… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Gisli Hilmarsson

Light is a cupboard inspired by systems, hope, naivism and artist James Turrell’s works. The light cupboard is supposed to reflect hope, if we lose our hope there is little left. And yet hope is a concept which is often forgotten, or not made a priority. The cupboard is based… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Harpa Björnsdóttir

Nr. 23 is a new take on the wheelchair by product designer Harpa Björnsdóttir

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Dagbjört Ylfa Geirsdóttir

Ævar is a graduation project by the 27-year-old product design student Dagbjört Ylfa Geirsdóttir. Made of leftovers from Hampiðjan, a global manufacturer of ropes, fishingnets and other related products, Ævar is made of polyethyline ropes that are used to make trawls for the fishing business. Named after a man who… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Gudrun Hardardóttir

Skjól is an outdoor seat and wind break located at Ægissíðan in 107 Reykjavík. The seat lies flat on the ground when not in use, blending in with its environment. When needed, it can be pulled up creating a seat that will give shelter from the North winds. The idea is… Read more

Student Series ❘ SPARK by Dröfn Sæmundsdóttir, Kolbeinn Ísólfsson and Egill Rúnar Viðarsson

SPARK the electric race car is a cooperation project of The Iceland academy of the Arts and University of Iceland. The students of the Iceland Academy of the Arts designed the car’s dashboard, seat and body along with the logo, homepage and the team’s whole image.           … Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Elsa Ýr Bernhardsdóttir

Flags is a series of ten wood flags that reflect a personal view into the colors of Reykjavik and its many shades. Háleiti og bustadir, Háleitisbraut From the ten districts of Reykjavík city, ten streets were chosen, one from each district. Pictures were taken of the front doors and walls… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Svana Lovísa Kristjánsdóttir

Metamorphosis are geometrical objects for the home.     The collection consists of five objects made of The Mallard, The Great Cormorant and The red-breasted Merganser. Methamorphosis is a new take on taxidermy and uses only material previously discarded by icelandic hunters, but by tanning the birds skin it becomes… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Guðrún Theodóra Alfreðsdóttir

Flétta is a multifunctional table that can be easily transformed depending on space and needs. The table can easily be changed from dividing a workbench and a table nook to a large dining table. Nowadays tables are often used for more than just to sit down and eat at. Flétta… Read more