NEWS AND EVENTS

21. May 2015

Designer Ilkka Suppanen receives The Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize 2015

The Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the Finnish designer Ilkka Suppanen. .
19. May 2015

Marcos Zotes creates an installation for The Polytechnic Museum, Moscow

The Iceland-based architect Marcos Zotes will create a multimedia art installation commissioned by The Polytechnic Museum in Moscow, Russia for Polytech festival, held on May 23-24. .
19. May 2015

Lecture | Counter-Mapping and the Avant-garde

Professor Stephen Voyce from Iowa City, US, one of UNESCO’s Cities of Literature, will give an open lecture on Tuesday, May 19th at the University of Iceland. .
06. May 2015

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 until May 10. .
06. May 2015

NORDIK 2015 Mapping Uncharted Territories, May 13–16

The Nordic Committee of Art History hosts its triannual conference on design and art research in Reykjavik on May 13-16. This year’s event explores the topic of “Mapping Uncharted territories". .
20. March 2015

Thank you for participating in DesignMarch 2015

Thank you for the best DesignMarch so far! We are still trying to wrap our heads around what just happened – four days, over 130 events, countless friends, both new and old. .
18. March 2015

Slush PLAY in Reykjavik on 28-29 April 2015

Slush PLAY, a new gaming and virtual reality event, will be organized in Reykjavik, Iceland on April 28-29. .
24. February 2015

DesignMarch festival identity 2015 Revealed

This year’s festival identity is inspired by the location of DesignMarch, the Northernmost capital in the world, Reykjavik, and its lively urban culture. .
23. February 2015

Sneak Peeks to DesignMarch 2015 Program

DesignMarch is just around the corner, and here are some sneak peeks to the program. The complete event listings will be published shortly, stay tuned! .
04. February 2015

Icelandic Design in Stockholm for Stockholm Design Week

Are you in Stockholm for the weekend? Check out the Icelandic events. .
23. January 2015

Meet the WE LIVE HERE Family!

WE LIVE HERE is a Nordic collaborative project that brings together a large group of design professionals. See the complete designer listings and the partners that form the great WE LIVE HERE family. .
16. January 2015

WE LIVE HERE at Stockholm Design Week 1–8.2.2015

Icelandic and Finnish designers join forces and “move in together” in an apartment in central Stockholm for Stockholm Design Week 2015. WE LIVE HERE is a combination of an exhibition and event space. .
16. January 2015

Exhibition | CITYMAPS by Borgarmynd at SPARK

Borgarmynd exhibits CITYMAPS, handcrafted maps of Reykjavík at Spark from January 16 to March 5. .
12. January 2015

First Glimpses to the DesignMarch 2015 Program

The 2015 DesignMarch program is shaping up to be the most exciting yet. This year’s dialogue will focus on play, hence the theme “PlayAway”. The festival is comprised of Iceland’s leading designers and architects working at the forefront of innovative design, which characterizes the Icelandic community. The deadline to register an event is January 25th. .
09. January 2015

SPARK DESIGN SPACE Goes to Berlin

Spark Design Space exhibits State of the Art Design Projects from Iceland at Felleshus, Berlin from January 29 until April 10, 2015. .
09. January 2015

Exhibition | Changelings by Shoplifter at Capricious 88, New York

Shoplifter exhibits Changelings at Capricious 88 in New York from January 11 until February 15, 2015. .
21. December 2014

Nominations for Mies van der Rohe Award revealed

Three Icelandic buildings are nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. .
16. December 2014

Farmers Market and Tau from Togo collaborate

Bergþóra Guðnadóttir, designer and founder of Farmers Market, designs a dress for a charity project Tau from Togo. .
16. December 2014

New Magazine on Icelandic Design and Architecture

Iceland Design Centre will publish a new magazine on Icelandic design and architecture. The first issue of the bi-annual magazine will come out in February 2015. .
15. December 2014

The Iceland Design Centre Christmas Calendar 2014

Ho, ho, ho - it's Christmas time, and we celebrate with our annual Christmas Calendar over at blog.icelanddesign.is. .
15. December 2014

Christmas Creatures of Reykjavík

In the Icelandic folklore, thirteen Christmas Lads come to town from the mountains one by one, starting 13 days before Christma. Design Studio HAF with Gunnar Karlsson has created 3D illustrations of the Christmas Creatures, and for the 3rd year, the creatures are projected to walls in downtown Reykjavik. .
15. December 2014

Thórunn Arnadóttir receives the first Summit Travel Grant

Thórunn Arnadóttir receives the first Summit Travel Grant, a travel grant by Summit podcast that allows young Nordic designers to explore and exhibit at Stockholm Design Week 2015. .
10. December 2014

Reykjavík awarded the Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize 2014

The city of Reykjavík was awarded the Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize 2014. .
10. December 2014

Émilie F. Grenier creates a dialogue between Montréal and Reykjavik for DesignMarch 2015

Émilie F. Grenier receives 2014 Phyllis Lambert Design Montréal Grant to create a collection of urban narrative objects that will effect a dialogue between two UNESCO Creative Cities, Montréal and Reykjavik, Iceland. .
09. December 2014

Exhibition | Postulína exhibits Snowfall at Harbinger

Design duo Postulína shows porcelain installation made up of a 1000 pieces inspired by snowfall at gallery Harbinger. .
21. November 2014

Designs from Nowhere Receives the First Icelandic Design Award

Designs from Nowhere receives the first Icelandic Design Award. .
06. November 2014

Dögg Design partakes in The Cabinetmakers Autumn Exhibition

Dögg Gudmundsdóttir of Dögg Design will partake at SE, The Cabinet makers autumn exhibition 2014 with Sweet and Sour, a collection of benches for One Collection and Frank Switzer. .
30. October 2014

Berlinord at Istanbul Design Week 5-9.11.2014

Design studio Berlinord by Hrafnkell Birgisson and Sebastian Summa will partake in Istanbul Design Week as part of Berlin Design Selection 2014. .
24. October 2014

Experience Designer Nelly Ben Hayoun and More Speakers Confirmed for You Are In Control 2014

Experience designer Nelly Ben Hayoun, trend forecaster Christine Boland, musician Zebra Katz and Vala Halldórsdóttir, Head of Content at Plain Vanilla are among the confirmed speakers for YAIC Conference 2014, taking place in Reykjavik on November 3-4, right before the Iceland Airwaves festival. .
24. 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. .
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