14. October 2019

Iceland Design Awards 2019 I Nominees

Five companies/brands are nominated for the Iceland Design Awards 2019. The winner will be announced on the 14th of November.
15. July 2019

DesignMarch 2020 - save these dates

The official dates of DesignMarch 2020 are 25-29th of March which means that the festival will be five days of design with one day added to the official program but of course the whole month will be a month devoted to design and architecture. 
21. June 2019

Iceland Design Award I The search for the best design has begun

The search for the best design has begun. You can now nominate your favourite Icelandic design/architecture project for the Icelandic Design Award 2019.
14. November 2018

The Iceland Design Award 2018 goes to… Basalt Architects!

The Iceland Design Awards were given out for the fifth time 2 November. The ceremony took place at Kjarvalsstaðir, with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir presenting awards in front of a full house.  .
04. September 2018

CALL FOR DESIGNS! Nordic Design Competition: Sustainable Chairs

We are happy to announce the launching of the Nordic Design Competition with attention to sustainable chair design. Finalists and winners will be presented at the Nordic pavilion at COP24 in Poland in December. .
21. August 2018

Ástþór Helgason the new director of Design March

Iceland Design Centre has hired Ástþór Helgason as director of Design March. .
13. July 2018

Happy Summer - Gleðilegt sumar!

Iceland Design Centre will be closed for summer holidays from July 14 until August 8. Gleðilegt sumar! .
05. June 2018

Designing for the Future

On June 13 The Nordic House will host a seminar on current trends and concepts in interior design, seen from both the perspective of practising designers and design education. The focus will be on sustainable solutions and design for alternative future lifestyles that we might be facing sooner than we expect. .
05. June 2018

HA 07, magazine on Icelandic design and architecture, is out!

In this issue you can, among other things, read about the ideology and work of different designers and architects who emphasize the creative reuse of materials, seek inspiration in Iceland's cultural heritage, encourage a critical discussion of the impact of technological developments and challenge our preconceptions of the world. .
26. April 2018

MA Degree Show in Fine Art and Design

The opening of the MA Degree Show in Fine Art and Design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts will take place this Saturday, April 28th at 14:00 in Gerðarsafn Kópavogur. .
25. April 2018

The IUA Graduate Fashion Show

The IUA Graduate Fashion Show takes place at the Lækningaminjasafn at Seltjarnarnes. Students present their graduation collections after three years of study at the school. .
28. February 2018

Power & Potential at DesignTalks 2018

Kicking off DesignMarch is the opening event DesignTalks! This day is filled with inspirational talks given by leading international creatives and professionals, illustrating the power and potential of design. DesignTalks strives to provide professionals of all fields with inspiration for collaboration and problem solving. .
28. February 2018

Party like it’s your birthday at DesignMarch!

DesignMarch is Iceland’s largest, and most important, design festival. This year marks the festival’s 10th birthday of transforming the capital city into one big design venue. The events of the festival are organized by Icelandic designers and architects, with an increasing number of foreign participants. .
28. February 2018

Have you met HA?

The sixth issue of HA is hot off the presses and sure to please Icelandic design and architecture enthusiasts. This time around, the magazine contains nearly 140 pages of interesting content — which, when it comes to the Icelandic design scene, there’s definitely more than enough of. .
07. February 2018

Hugarflug February 8th - 9th 2018

Hugarflug, yearly artistic and design research conference of IAA, now takes place for the seventh time with over 50 artists, designer and scholars participating with different means. .
22. December 2017

Merry Christmas, gleðileg jól!

Thank you for this year, we wish you all the best for 2018. Happy holidays! .
09. November 2017

The Icelandic Design Awards 2017

The fourth Icelandic Design Award ceremony will take place in Iðnó on November 9. .
27. October 2017

Do you have an exciting product / art / music you want to sell?

PopUp Verzlun is now open for applications for the yearly X-Mas designersmarket. The market will take place in Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarhús Saturday the 9th of dec. 2017. .
14. July 2017

HA Issue No. 5 is out now!

The fifth issue of HA magazine on Icelandic design and architecture is out now. .
13. July 2017

Grand opening of YPSILON - a brand new concept store

Ypsilon, a brand new concept store opens it’s doors for the first time in downtown Reykjavík, Thursday, 13 July at 17h00. .
10. July 2017

Arnar Már Jónsson on Reykjavik Culture Night

The London based fashion designer will display his menswear collection which has been featured in Vogue, ID & Hero Magazine and other publications. .
31. May 2017

Exhibiton | THE CITY BEING

Thursday, May 25th at 5 p.m is the opening of the exhibition THE CITY BEING in the Nordic House. .
08. May 2017

The Iceland Academy of the Arts Graduation Exhibition

Students from the Iceland Academy of the Arts exhibit their final BA projects at Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús from May 13 until May 10. .
08. May 2017

Blue Lagoon Donates an Icelandic Ceramic Collection to the Icelandic Museum of Design and Applied Art

Blue Lagoon recently donated an Icelandic ceramic collection to the Icelandic Museum of Design and Applied Art. Comprised of a diverse array of ceramic art, the collection represents the work of Icelandic artists, as well as international artists who worked in Iceland. .
12. March 2017

Exhibition | Roundabout Baltic PLUS Iceland

Design with a sea view. A visual tale of nature and design intersections. Exhibition of contemporary design from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden – and Iceland. .
04. March 2017

Exhibition | Case Studies, Product Design into the 21st Century

Exhibition opening in Reykjavík Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir, Saturday, 4 March at 16h00. .
14. December 2016

HA 04 is out!

In the fourth issue of HA we feel nostalgic, make the invisible tangible and prepare for the fourth industrial revolution. What happened to the clothing brand Don Cano? How does the winning proposal for Kársnes look? Is Iceland ready for automative revolution? .
13. December 2016

DesignMarch 2017 registration is now open

Register now to participate in DesignMarch, held on March 23-26, 2017. The deadline for registrations is on January 17. .
13. December 2016

Christmas calendar

Ho, ho, ho – it's Christmas time, and we celebrate with our annual Christmas Calendar. .
13. December 2016

Icelandic Design Fund allocates 19.5 million ISK to designers

The Icelandic Design Fund received 68 applications for some 200 million ISK, of which 16 projects received a combined 18 million ISK in grants. In addition, the Fund allocated 15 travel grants. .
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