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. .
02. November 2016

Gudmundur Ludvik presents Máni in Cologne

Icelandic-danish designers Gudumundur Ludvik and Hee Welling designed Mani collection for Area Declic. Mani will be presented for the first time in Cologne at Orgatec Exhibition on October 25-29. .
02. November 2016

The Iceland Academy of the Arts exhibits at Dutch Design Week

Iceland Academy of the Arts shows ‘No Waste’ at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven on October 22-30. .
03. October 2016

The Icelandic Design Award 2016 Shortlist

The Icelandic Design Awards will be handed out for the third time in October 6th, in Safnahúsið, Hverfisgötu 15, at 18:00. Here are the four projects shortlisted for this year's Icelandic Design Award, chosen by our Jury. .
30. September 2016

Designer of Adidas shoes made of recycled plastic to speak at DesignMarch

We are happy to announce that Alexander Taylor will speak at DesignTalks 2017. .
25. August 2016

Exhibition | Experiment - Clay and more opens in Hafnarborg

Friday, August 26th at 8 p.m. two exhibitions will be opened in Hafnarborg. This year‘s fall exhibition, Experiment - Clay and more, in the museum's main gallery and in Hafnarborg's Sverrir's gallery an exhibition by swedish designer Jenny Nordberg, 3 - 5 Seconds - Rapid, Handmade Production where Nordberg will do a performance. .
24. August 2016

Icelandic Design at Helsinki Design Week

Gardar Eyjolfsson partakes in Design Diplomacy in the Embassy of Iceland in Helsinki on September 7, and Katrin Olina speaks at Showroom, Habitare. Her Primitiva collection will also be available at Helsinki’s newly opened design store TRE. .
24. August 2016

We have moved! – New house for Icelandic design in the heart of Reykjavik

Iceland Design Centre takes over new headquarters on Aðalstræti 2 in the heart of Kvosin, the oldest part of downtown Reykjavik. .
23. August 2016

Exhibition | Century of the Child at the Nordic House

The Nordic House exhibits Century of the Child: Nordic design for children from 1900 to today. Running until 27.2.2017, the exhibition showcases Nordic design for children from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. .
09. July 2016

NEW NORDIC. FASHION. FOOD. DESIGN. at Nordic Embassies, Berlin 8.7.-7.10.

The Nordic embassies in Berlin host a summer exhibition on Nordic fashion, food and design with a strong ecological and ethical focus. From eclimate change to slow fashion to wild food, the exhibition portrays and discusses the Nordic way of life with its strengths, focuses and challenges. .
08. July 2016

Gagarin receives the international Red Dot Award for ‘Powering the Future’ exhibition

Design agency Gagarin will be awarded the Red Dot Award for Communication Design for ‘Powering the Future’, an exhibition designed to mark the 50thanniversary of Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland. .
07. July 2016

Happy summer!

Iceland Design Centre will be closed for summer holidays from July 4 until August 2. Gleðilegt sumar! .
04. July 2016

Tulipop raises 250 million ISK in series A funding

Tulipop ehf., the Icelandic design company behind the Tulipop world and characters, has raised 250 million ISK (2M USD) in Series A funding led by the Icelandic fund Frumtak Ventures, a new investor in the company, and Þorbergur ehf., a current shareholder. .
01. July 2016

Exhibition | Architecture and Akureyri

Akureyri Art Museum looks at the local architecture in their summer exhibition Arkitektúr og Akureyri. The exhibition runs from May 21 until August 28. .
01. July 2016

HA Issue No. 3 is out now!

The third issue of HA magazine on Icelandic design and architecture is out now. .
30. June 2016

Icelandic designers partake in Nordic Fashion Hub in Bikini Berlin during Berlin Fashion Week

Dimmblá, Cintamani and Helicopter partake in Berlin Fashion Week at Bikini Berlin. .
24. June 2016

Gagarin receives the Global Design Awards

Gagarin was awarded the Sylvia Harris Award 2016 and an Merit Award 2016 by The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) for three exhibits designed for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Canada (CMHR). .
17. June 2016

Studio Brynjar & Veronika at Design Miami/Basel 2016

Studio Brynjar & Veronika revealed their 2016 Swarovski Designers of the Future Award commissionsat Design Miami/Basel 2016. In addition, a sofa table by them is exhibited at Galerie Kreo’s stand. .
17. June 2016

Icelandic proposal Spot On Kársnes wins the Nordic Built Cities Challenge competition

The proposal Spot On Kársnes by landscape architect Dagný Bjarnadóttir, landscape architect Anders Egebjerg Terp, and architect Gunnlaugur Johnson has won the Nordic Built Cities Challenge. .
16. June 2016

Argos receives 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage

Argos receives 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage in the category of conservation for the restoration of the French hospital in Faskrudsfjördur. The prize is considered to be Europe’s highest honour in the cultural heritage field. .
08. June 2016

Thorunn Arnadóttir partakes in One Design Week, Bulgaria

Thorunn Arnadóttir partakes in the Nordic workshop and project Materiality Brutality in Plovdiv, Bulgaria this week. .
03. June 2016

26.5 million ISK allocated from the Design Fund

18 Icelandic design and architecture project grants and 15 travel grants were supported with the total of 26.5 million (USD 400.000) ISK on Thursday, May 26. .
02. June 2016

Iceland Design Centre Board of Directors 2016

Iceland Design Centre announces a new board of directors following the annual meeting held on May 26. .
01. June 2016

Transcendence by Hildur Yeoman at Reykjavik Art Festival

Hildur Yeoman shows a new work Transcendence as part of the Reykjavik Art Festival. The performance takes place on Friday, June 3 at 20 in Lækningaminjasafn Íslands, Seltjarnarnes. .
30. May 2016

We are moving!

The Iceland Design Centre is leaving Vonarstræti and Torg vonar after seven good years. .
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