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Reykjavik Lights Hotel by TARK and HAF


Reykjavik Lights is a new concept hotel in Reykjavik, managed by Keahotels. The hotel design is a collaboration between architecture studio Tark and HAF.   Team HAF developed the concept, interior and visual design of the hotel. The concept revolves around Iceland’s ever-changing light conditions and how they reflect Icelandic… Read more

Reykjavik City Harbour


The Reykjavik downtown harbour area plays an important role in the city’s master plan for 2010-2030. As the harbor storage buildings have emptied, designers and creatives were the first to follow the competitive workspace rents. In just a few years, gaming companies, custom bike shops, coffee houses and galleries have followed. With new… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Vala Torfadóttir


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Fashion designer Vala Torfadóttir and her label Spaksmannsspjarir are currently celebrating their 20th anniversary, congratulations! Here are the birthday hero’s recommendations to Reykjavik paired with illustrations by… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Rán Flygenring


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Here are graphic designer, illustrator Rán Flygenring’s recommendations to Reykjavik paired with illustrations by our super intern Florian Lohse.   1. Kaffismiðjan On top of my… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Hafsteinn Juliusson


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Here are designer Hafsteinn Juliusson’s recommendations for his favorites in Reykjavik paired with illustrations by our super intern Florian Lohse. Now we might just head for a swim later… Read more

Best of Reykjavik | Pétur Ármannsson


Headed to Reykjavik this summer? We asked some of the local designers and architects about their best tips and favorites to the capital city. Here are architect Pétur Ármannsson‘s recommendations for an architecture walk in Reykjavik paired with illustrations by our super intern Florian Lohse. So interesting we might just take… Read more

Björnsbakari by Ydda Architects


Ydda Architects have designed the interiors of the latest branch to the Björnsbakarí bakery, opened in May 2013. The old door handle was found in the storage room. Old stories and photographs of the bakery, opened in 1905, served as inspiration to the interiors. The space is bright  and light with high… Read more

DesignMarch 2013 Sneak Peek | Siggi Eggertsson


The Iceland Mail Office launches a new series of stamps during DesignMarch. Drawn up by Iceland’s foremost graphic designers, one of the stamps is by Siggi Eggertsson. While the weather outside is so snowy the mural is barely visible right now, take a look at these images and the video… 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

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina


DesignMarch 2013 is getting closer, and here is a very fine place to stay during the festival: Opened in spring 2012, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina has quickly become the hottest place to stay in Reykjavik. Designed by Freyr Frostason of THG Architects, the interiors are inspired by the country’s Nordic seafaring culture… Read more