27. November 2015

Lecture | Fraser Muggeridge: Emotion of Typography

Fraser Muggeridge will give a lecture on Emotion of Typography on Wednesday, December 2, at 12.15 at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. .
24. November 2015

And the Icelandic Design Award 2015 goes to… Eldheimar!

Eldheimar is a collaborative project between Eldheimar by Axel Hallkell Jóhannesson, Gagarin, Margret Kristin Gunnarsdóttir and Lilja Kristin Ólafsdóttir. Opened in the Westman Islands in 2014, the Eldheimar exhibition tells the story of the 1973 volcanic eruption in Heimaey, the largest of the Westman Islands. .
24. November 2015

Össur receives the recognition for Best Investment in Design 2015 at the Icelandic Design Awards

The new award is given to a company that has, from the very beginning, incorporated design or architecture in the core of its operations in order to create value and increase competitiveness. .
24. November 2015

HA #2 is Out Now

From travel destinations to fishing industry, the controversial new national hospital and the Icelandic Design Awards 2015, the second issue of HA takes an in-depth look at the best and most interesting stories in the Icelandic design and architecture industry today. .
16. November 2015

The Icelandic Design Award 2015 Shortlist

Here are the five projects shortlisted for this year's Icelandic Design Award. .
15. November 2015

Design House Stockholm Takes Up Umemi Knot Cushions as Part of the 2016 Collection

The Swedish publishing house for contemporary Scandinavian design will include the Umemi knot cushions, designed by Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir as part of their next year’s collection. .
29. October 2015

Gagarin receives two awards at the German Design Awards

Gagarin was nominated to the German Design Awards for four different projects and received the "Winner award" for The Wild Reindeer exhibition and a "Special Mention award" for the Canadian Museum for Human rights. .
23. October 2015

The registration for DesignMarch 2016 is now open

Register now to participate in the eigth annual DesignMarch, held on March 10­­–13, 2016. The deadline for registrations is on January 17 (midnight, CET). .
21. October 2015

Nominate works for the second Icelandic Design Award

The Icelandic Design Award will be handed out for the second time in November. You can nominate designers and designs until Friday, October 25. .
21. October 2015

Exhibition ­| Student work in Architecture 9-23 November 2015

Iceland Academy of the Arts exhibits student work by the students of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture and Dalhousie University Faculty of Architecture & Planning. .
08. October 2015

Icelandic design at DesignMeile, Berlin

Icelandic design will be prominent at DesignMeile in Berlin this October. .
08. October 2015

Weather diaries at CODA 1.11.-28.2.2016

The Weather Diaries opens at CODA, Apeldoorn, Netherlands. The exhibition introduces 10 designers and artists from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroese Islands, as captured by Cooper & Gorfer. .
08. October 2015

Happy 40th birthday, Epal!

Design store Epal celebrates its 40th birthday this year. On the occasion, Epal runs a program of events, offers and presents 12 new art pieces created especially for Epal by Icelandic graphic designers. .
01. October 2015

Exhibition | Rán Flygenring, Documentary Illustrator

Spark Design Space exhibits new drawings by Rán Flygenring. The exhibition opens on October 1 at 17. .
17. September 2015

Icelandic designers at Révélations in Paris

Dozen or so Icelandic designers exhibited at Révélations, Fine Craft and Creation Fair on September 10-13 in Paris, France. .
17. September 2015

Lecture | Eames Demetrios

Penninn currently exhibits ‘Eames by Vitra’. In honor of the exhibition, Eames Demetrios will give two talks on the design career and tradition of his grandparents Ray and Charles Eames. .
07. September 2015

SmallTalks | John Wood at Harpa

Professor, design theorist John Wood will open our monthly series of lectures on September 9. .
28. August 2015

Tulipop Named ‘Best Newcomer’ at Design Awards

Tulipop has been awarded the ‘Best Newcomer’ award in its category at the Smallish Design Awards in the UK. .
27. August 2015

Icelandic design at Helsinki Design Week 2015

Industrial designer, artist-in-residence at Aalto ADD Katrin Olina exhibits Primitiva-Talismans at Helsinki Observatory while design team Hugdetta collaborates with the Finnish studio Aalto+Aalto and Swedish Petra Lilja for the 2nd edition of Nordic Mash-Up 1+1+1. .
14. August 2015

Weaving DNA

The collaborative work by the Icelandic product designer Hanna Dís Whitehead and Scottish textile designer Claire Anderson, Weaving DNA, opens at the National Museum of Iceland on Saturday, August 15 at 14. .
13. August 2015

Subscribe to HA, the new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture

We are proud to introduce the new bi-annual magazine on Icelandic design and architecture, published in both Icelandic and English. .
25. June 2015

Brynjar Sigurðarson receives the Swiss Design Award

Brynjar Sigurðarson receives the Swiss Design Award for Vopnafjörður, an on-going experiment in details, experiments and objects in the category of product and industrial design. .
24. June 2015

Exhibition | Aalto's masterpiece 25.6.-29.8.2015

The Nordic House summer exhibition puts the designer of the house, Alvar Aalto, in the spotlight. .
17. June 2015

Exhibition | New Iceland opens at Spark Design Space on the Independence Day

Reykjavik’s prime design gallery Spark Design Space exhibits New Iceland by Bjarni H Þórarinsson. The exhibition runs until September 17. .
05. June 2015

New summer market Bernhöfts Bazaar to open in Reykjavik

Bernhöfts Bazaar is a new outdoor market that will be held on Saturdays on Bernhöftstorf, in the corner of Bankastræti and Lækjargata. The opening hours are 13-18. .
04. June 2015

Dögg Design partakes in the exhibition 'Women in Danish Furniture Design'

Fifty Chair by the Icelandic, Denmark-based designer Dögg Gudmundsdottir (Dögg Design) is part of the exhibition “Women in Danish Furniture Design”, held in Trapholt, Kolding, Denmark. The exhibition runs through December 31. .
04. June 2015

Omnom Chocolate receives a bronze award at the European Design Awards 2015

Omnom Chocolate won a Bronze award at the European Design Awards 2015 for Packaging in the category of Food & Beverage. .
04. June 2015

Gagarin wins gold at the European Design Awards 2015

Gagarin wins two major awards in the category for digital design in the European Design Awards. .
03. June 2015

Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir and Thorunn Arnadottir nominated for Formex Nova – Nordic Designer of the Year

Young Icelandic product designers Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir and Þorunn Árnadóttir have been nominated for Formex Nova – Nordic Designer of the Year. .
03. June 2015

Leynivopnið receives Graphis Gold Award for Float

Leynivopnið receives Graphis Gold Award for their poster series for Float. The series will also be published in the book Graphis Poster Annual 2016. .
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