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Reykjavik Harbor Path


Hi there, Here is a wonderful project to inspired you this lovely Tuesday morning: Harbor Path by architect Massimo Santanicchia, assisted by Mattia Gambardella and Ragnar Már Nikulásson. It is a rare treat to have an operating fishing harbor right in the centre of the capital, and in recent years, the… Read more

Christmas Creatures by Hafsteinn Júliusson


In the Icelandic folklore, thirteen Christmas Lads – sons of ogres Grýla and Leppalúði – come to town from the mountains one by one, starting 13 days before Christmas, performing all sorts of mischief. The local Christmas stories also feature the evil Christmas Cat that eats naughty children and the… Read more

Corrugated Colours of Reykjavik


The houses of downtown Reykjavik keep charming visitors and locals alike with their rich and diverse colours. These diverse coulour schemes take place on the corrugated iron plates that clad the old timber houses, built in the years 1870-1915, in particular. Icelanders started importing corrugated iron from England in 1870…. Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Snaefrid


    RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish street style blog Hel-Looks.

RVK Looks ❘ Sirra


    RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish street style blog Hel-Looks.

RVK Looks ❘ Sandra


    RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen,  founder of the Finnish street style blog Hel-Looks.

RVK Looks ❘ Sigrún


RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, the founder of the Finnish street style blog Hel-Looks.

PopTech Iceland ❘ First videos out!


PopTech visited Reykjavik a couple of weeks ago. Good news for those of you that missed it: the first videos have just been published online. Take a look at the superb talk by Tim Harford, for example: The PopTech website also has good recaps of both conference days – see… Read more

Suomi PRKL! Design


Suomi PRKL! Design is the latest addition to the blooming Reykjavik design shopping scene. The dotted, bright yellow, all-round feel-good store specializes in Finnish design and stocks everything from Iittala to  city bike Jopos to toys, Moomin products and retro baby clothes. Apart from the obvious design icons, we  recommend… Read more

RVK Looks ❘ Olga


    I love Icelandic fashion. Aftur is my favourite fashion brand. It’s colourful, happy, comfy and their clothes are made of recycled materials. – Olga, 36   RVK Looks is a street fashion series photographed in Reykjavik during DesignMarch 2012 by Liisa Jokinen, founder of the Finnish street style… Read more