NEWS AND EVENTS

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. .
02. June 2015

Exhibition | Falinn Skógur – Drift Wood in Design 7.6.-28.8.2015

The summer exhibition Falinn Skógur – Drift Wood in Design opens in Djúpavík á Ströndum on June 7. .
02. June 2015

Lecture | Diane Menzies on New Zealand landscape architecture

Landscape architect Phd Diane Menzies will speak on landscape architecture in New Zealand in the National Museum of Iceland on June 4 at 17. .
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. .
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