25. August 2014

Lecture | Tom Kelley, IDEO

Tom Kelley, a partner at the renowned design and innovation consultancy IDEO and the best-selling author of the books Creative Confidence and The Art of Innovation will speak at Háskólabíó on August 28 at 12. .
20. August 2014

Lecture Series | Perspectives to Architecture

Anna Mansfield of Publica and Maria Lisogorskaya of Assemble, two leading London-based architecture studios give lectures at the Nordic House on Friday, August 22nd. .
18. August 2014

Exhibition | Turf house and fashion by Lisen Stilbeck

The National Museum of Iceland exhibits fashion photographs of work by Steinunn Sigurdardóttir by the Swedish photographer Lisen Stibeck. .
08. August 2014

Exhibition | Urban Shape at Spark Design Space

Spark Design Space exhibits Urban Shape, a set of graphic maps designed by the architect Paolo Gianfrancesco, based on Open Street Map (OPM) data. The exhibition opens on July 3 and will run to September 26. .
07. August 2014

Exhibition | Hjalti Karlsson – This is how I do it 14.6.-5.10.2014

The Museum of Design and Applied Arts exhibits works by graphic designer Hjalti Karlsson, last year’s recipient of the Nordic Torsten and Wanja Söderberg prize. .
08. July 2014

Leynivopnið Awarded Silver in the Graphis Design Competition

Design studio Leynivopnið receives the silver award at Graphis, Design Annual 2015 for their logo for Systrasamlagið. .
08. July 2014

A New Mural by Sara Riel Unveiled in Breiðholt

The City of Reykjavik has launched an initiative to add more art in the public spaces in the city. The first outcome, mural 'Feather by artist Sara Riel was unveiled in the suburb of Breiðholt last weekend. .
08. July 2014

New Additions to the Iceland Design Centre Team

Ólöf Rut Stefánsdóttir has been appointed a project manager, Sara Jónsdóttir takes over from Greipur Gíslason in the lead of DesignMarch and Arnar Fells Gunnarsson starts as the editor-in-chief of the new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture. .
26. June 2014

5 Icelandic Ceramic Designers Partake in New Designers

Embla Sigurgeirsdóttir, Dagný Gylfadóttir, Hanna Gréta Pálsdóttir, Hrönn Waltersdóttir and Sigrún Jóna Norðdahl, all studying in the University of Cumbria, England will partake in New Designers. .
19. June 2014

Norðursalt Shortlisted for Cannes Lions

The packaging design of the Icelandic sea salt Norður Salt by Jónsson & Le’macks was shortlisted for Cannes Lions 2014. .
13. June 2014

Architect Katla Maríudóttir wins Offecct Prize 2014

Architect Katla Maríudóttir receives the Offecct Prize 2014 for her graduation thesis Jarðnæði, Tranquil Terra for KTH School of Architecture in Stockholm, Sweden. .
11. June 2014

Play Nordic opens in Felleshus, Berlin

Play Nordic is a a three-month long festival celebrating Nordic music, design and creativity at the Nordic Embassies’ Felleshus. It opens on July 4 and runs until October 5. .
09. June 2014

Iceland Design Centre Board of Directors 2014-2015

Iceland Design Centre announces a new board of directors following the annual meeting held on June 3. .
05. June 2014

Lecture | From ABC to CD – The new visual identity of the Bauhaus Archive Berlin BY Sascha Lobe

Graphic designer Sascha Lobe is the founder and head of the creative studio L2M3 and works in all areas of visual communication. He will speak about the branding of Bauhaus Archive Berlin at the Nordic house on Friday, June 13 at 12. .
04. June 2014

Design Fund allocates 17,5 million Icelandic krónas to Icelandic designers

The Design Fund allocated grants to 13 designers and design companies representing a wide array of design projects ranging from fashion to furniture, graphic design, ceramics and architecture. .
01. June 2014

Exhibition | TÖLT

Nordic House exhibits Tölt, an art exhibition dedicated to the Icelandic horse, presented through diverse media such as photography, sculpture, video, animation, design and fashion. The exhibition runs until June 29.
01. June 2014

Conference | Arts and audiences 20-21.10.2014

The digital shift already turned audiences into co-creators. How do artists and cultural institutions across the Nordic countries respond? The conference Arts and Audiences is a Nordic meeting point for cultural leaders, artists, artistic directors, curators, producers, learning managers, communication managers, cultural architects and strategists who want to find new ways to extend audience engagement. .
27. May 2014

Brynhildur Pálsdóttir to speak at The Future is Handmade

Brynhildur Pálsdóttir will speak at the seminar organized in connection with the exhibition The Future is Handmade in Malmö Design Center on June 9. .
27. May 2014

Gagarin receives the Silver Prize at the European Design Awards

Gagarin is the winner of the Silver Prize at the European Design Awards for the Wild Reindeer Exhibition in Hardangervidda (Norway) in the category of digital design. .
26. May 2014

The Iceland Design Centre Annual General Meeting

The Iceland Design Centre’s annual general meeting will be held on June 3. .
26. May 2014

BERLINORD Launches a New Collection at DMY Berlin

BERLINORD, a studio and a brand for product design and small scale local production lead by Hrafnkell Birgisson, Sebastian Summa and Jo Hany launches a collection with both new and known products at DMY Berlin this week. .
26. May 2014

Spark Design Space exhibits In Your Hands during Reykjavik Arts Festival

In Your Hands is a dynamic cross-discipline workshop of artists, designers, computer engineers and engineers where the revolution in the creative process through 3D printing is explored. The exhibition will run until June 14. .
14. May 2014

Summer Workshop | Archaism, Amnesia and Anarchy in/of Architecture

University of Iceland, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Íslenski Bærinn, University of Aberdeen and Háskólafélag Suðurlands join forces for a summer workshop in Architecture. .
08. May 2014

Reserve the dates | DesignMarch 12-15.3.2015

DesignMarch took place in the end of March – which means there are still 10 months to the next one. Reserve the dates – next festival will take place on March 12-15. .
07. May 2014

Exhibition | IN PRODUCTION by Vík Prjonsdottir, Theresa Himmer & Maibritt Borgen at Lynfabrikken

IN PRODUCTION is a material collage printed on carpet, taking the 19th century principles of spatial decoration as a jumping-off point to explore relations between technologies of production and production of subjects. The installation will be on display from May 14 until August 24. .
04. May 2014

Tulipop at Pulse London 11-13 May 2014

Icelandic children’s design brand Tulipop presents its 2014 collection of tableware, homeware, accessories and stationery featuring the enchanting characters Bubble, Gloomy and Mr. Tree at the Pulse London trade show this weekend. .
28. April 2014

Iceland Academy of the Arts graduates its first MA students

First Icelandic MA graduates in design as well as the BA students in product design, fashion, graphic design and architecture are currently exhibiting their final projects at Reykjavik Art Museum and Gerduberg. Stay tuned – we will introduce the young talents in our blog. .
25. April 2014

Jóhann Sigmarsson successful at A’Design Competition in Milan 2014

Jóhann Sigmarsson was awarded the A’Design Winner and nominate as a Runner-up for A’Design Award in A’Design Competition 2014, held during the Milan Design Week 2014.
11. April 2014

The First Icelandic Design Policy Published in English

Icelandic Design Policy 2014–2018, the first national design policy for Iceland promotes design as a vital driving force for future. Read it in English here. .
04. April 2014

Lecture Series | The Power of People: Wasting Words

Today we can all be storytellers from 140 characters and up. How do we make sure that our stories start in the right place and travel in the right direction? How do we make this work for good? Nathan Woodhead of the global creative agency The Brooklyn Brothers will speak about storytelling and communication in the digital age. The lecture takes place at Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús on Thursday, April 10 at 8PM. .
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