23. October 2014

Lecture Series | Julia Studio from London

Valerio Di Lucente (Italy), Erwan Lhuissier (France) and Hugo Timm (Brazil) of Julia, a London based design practice that combines graphic and spatial design will speak at the Iceland Design Centre lecture series at Harpa on October 28 at 8 p.m. .
21. October 2014

L10 by GUNMAD in the Sundance Film Festival 2015 Identity

The typeface by GUNMAD, a graphic design studio consisting of Guðmundur Ingi Úlfarsson and Mads Freund Brunse is an essential part of the new identity for the Sundance Film Festival 2015 Identity. .
17. October 2014

Exhibition | Splendor at the Museum of Design and Applied Arts 18.10.2014 – 25.1.2015

The Society of Icelandic Goldsmiths celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, and the exhibition Splendor marks the occasion. .
29. September 2014

Gardar Eyjólfsson partakes in Burst Open in Brisbane, Australia

Designer Gardar Eyjolfsson partakes in the group exhibition exploring the emerging global open source design movement opening on October 4 at Gallery Artisan in Brisbane. .
29. September 2014

A New Design Award for Icelandic Design

We are happy to announce the first annual Design Award to celebrate excellent new Icelandic design and architecture. .
28. September 2014

AMAZE by Marcos Zotes at Nuit Blanche Toronto

Architect, artist Marcos Zotes exhibits multisensory installation AMAZE at Nuit Blanche, an all-night contemporary art event in Toronto, Canada on October 4. .
26. September 2014

Hönnuðir Hittast | Designers’ Meet & Mingle

Once a month, building towards DesignMarch, Iceland Design Centre organizes an informal meeting for designers partaking in the festival. The first meeting in preparations of DesignMarch 2015 will take place on Friday, October 3 at 17.15 at Einar Ben. .
26. September 2014

Exhibition | RUGS by Jonathan Josefsson

Nordic House exhibits textiles by the Swedish Jonathan Josefsson, also known as the graffiti artist Ollio. .
25. September 2014

Iceland Design Centre Lecture Series 2014-2015

The Iceland Design Centre Lecture series features talks by local and international designers and architects about their recent works and current topics within the industry. .
23. September 2014

Conference | You Are In Control 3-4.11.2014

Focusing on synergy for its 2014 edition, the cross-disciplinary conference YAIC is currently open for registrations. .
15. September 2014

Three Icelandic designers partake at European Ceramic Context 2014

Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir, Hanna Dís Whitehead and Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir partake in European Ceramic Context 2014 in Bornholm, Denmark. .
08. September 2014

Exhibition | Votlönd

Four Icelandic and four Finnish ceramic artists exhibit new works inspired by the wetlands. Suitably, the exhibition takes place at the Nordic house, surrounded by the Vatnsmyri Nature Reserve. .
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.
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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. .
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