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Jónófón by Jón Helgi Hólmgeirsson


Good evening, Here is one more repost from last year: We originally blogged about Jónófón as part of our student series. Having attracted lots of attention and praise, Jónófon is now also part of the new Fritz Hansen flagship store. Congratulations! Jónófón is an acoustic vinyl-record-player that uses a papercup… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Birgir Már Sigurðsson


A graphic design graduate Birgir Már Sigurðsson graduated from Iceland Academy of the Arts with Skógar, a no-nonsense brand for Icelandic whiskey.   Video courtesy of Birgir Már Sigurðsson

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Helga B Thorvarðardóttir Kjerúlf


The idea of the project was to design a building that was open all year round, either for hikers who travel across the country or the ones who are on mini hiking trips on Reykjanes. The building reminds of a lighthouse and has openings to either the sky or to… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Pylyp Fomyn


Pilgrimage at Reykjanes is the final project by architecture BA graduate Pylyp Fomyn. A place of departure or arrival for people that would undertake a forty-day walk from Reykjanes to the north of the country, it features guest rooms for the pilgrims, dining area and offices for the staff. Location… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Arnheiður Ófeigsdóttir


Varða is a resting place for travellers who have undertaken a hike across Iceland, located in Reykjanes.   The design process was focused on the spiritual and physical journey of an individual going through such a long and demanding hike.  Step by step he finds the next cairn of his… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ María Kristín Kristjansdóttir


The Yoga center is the final project by architecture graduate María Kristín Kristjansdóttir. A starting point for the pilgrimage across the country, the yoga center offers yoga facilities for the pilgrims to become better prepared spiritually and physically. The building is located in the middle of the lava, where the… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Jón Valur Jónsson


The final project for the architecture students at Iceland Academy of the Arts is a Tectonic Centre in the Reykjanes peninsula in the South West of Iceland. The Location Geologically speaking, Reykjanes is a unique place on earth to the extent that it shows the plate boundaries between Eurasia and… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Sigríður Rún


Anatomy of Letters is a book for imagination enthusiasts by graphic design graduate Sigríður Rún. The book describes five ancient letters that were used in Iceland in the years 1200 – 1900 and two other old letters that are almost solely used in the Icelandic language. The five ancient letters… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Veronika Gorbačova


Wired Up vol I is the first book about Icelandic electronic musicians by graphid design graduate Veronika Gorbačova.  Based on interviews with 10 artists from two record labels, Möller Records and Muhaha Records, the book showcases the techniques and the background of the musicians. The Icelandic electronic music scene has… Read more

The Graduates 2012 ❘ Stella Björg Björgvinsdóttir


Ugluholt (Owl Hill) is an illustrated typeface project built on the life at Ugluholt by graphic design graduate Stella Björg Björgvinsdóttir. In the letters you can find the animals and plants that live at Ugluholt. Representing the letter A is auðnutittlingur (common redpoll), býflugur and bláber (bees and blueberries) decorate… Read more