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Typographer’s Guide To Reykjavik


Hi there, This one is for all you that are headed to this icy little island of ours for DesignMarch 2012: Initially drawn up by the incredibly talented and unbelievably funny Rán Flygenring for the ATypI conference 2011, we thought they are so damned fine that they deserve a re-run…. Read more

Kron by Kronkron


  In the year 2000 a young Icelandic woman called Hugrún Árnadóttir graduated as a fashion designer from Studio Bercot in Paris. Back in Iceland she met an influential hairstylist, Magni Þorsteinsson, and love was in the air.     The same year they met this dynamic duo started their… Read more

Mokka


Mokka is one of the oldest coffee shops in Iceland. It was founded in 1958 by a couple, Guðný Guðjónsdóttir and Guðmundur Baldvinsson. As a young man, Guðmundur was studying in Italy where he became familiar with how they made coffee in Italy – one cup at a time. He… Read more

KEX


Located in the old Frón biscuit factory by the Reykjavik seafront, KEX (Icelandic for biscuit) is Reykjavik’s newest hostel.     Injecting antique charm to the buildings inherent industrial chic, KEX’s décor is an eclectic collection from all over: an old US court office desk for the reception, 1930’s East… Read more

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura


Headed to Reykjavik for DesignMarch? May we suggest a roof above your head: Our partner, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura, is one of the oldest hotels in town, a lovely 1960s pearl that has been recently renovated from top to toe.     Surrounded by nature, yet within a walking distance… Read more

The Mountain Series by Theresa Himmer


  Spot a waterfall plunging down Bankastraeti, lava flowing on Hverfisgata and an icecap on Klappastigur!     Photo © Kristinn Magnusson and Gunnar Þór Nilsen Danish artist and architect Theresa Himmer has spirited the natural wonders of Iceland onto the walls of 101.   Photo © Gunnar Þór Nilsen The Mountain series… Read more

The City of Reykjavik Official Illustrator


Over the course of the summer, our very own Rán Flygenring has been the Official Illustrator for the City of Reykjavik. Every day, she drew up an image of the everyday life of the capital.     Now, the illustrations are on display and for sale (6.500 ISK each) at… Read more

SPARK Design Space


The number one venue for Icelandic design, SPARK Design Space is Iceland’s only design gallery. With both international and local designers in the exhibition calendar (both Vík Prjónsdóttir and Salakauppa from Finnish Johan Olin and Korean Aamu Song have exhibited before), it hosts a wide array of design projects, with… Read more

ATypI ❘ Typographer’s Guide to Reykjavik Part 8


This year’s ATypI conference will be held here in Reykjavik in September, and while waiting for the fall, ATypI’s ”social media tourist guide”, illustrator Rán Flygenring has been preparing a typographer’s guide to Reykjavik. This time, she’s got something sweet to say:

ATypI ❘ Typographer’s Guide to Reykjavik Part 7


This year’s ATypI conference will be held here in Reykjavik in September, and while waiting for the fall, ATypI’s ”social media tourist guide” Rán Flygenring has been preparing a typographer’s guide to Reykjavik. This time, she’s taking us shopping!