03. May 2016

Lecture | Posters with Sound

Graphic designer Niklaus Troxler will hold a lecture on Wednesday, May 4 at 17.30 at Arion Banki lecture hall. .
27. April 2016

Elsa Nielsen’s calendar available at Illums Bolighus

The calendar with a series of illustrations tagged #einádag, featuring one illustration for each day of the year by graphic designer Elsa Nielsen has been taken to the selection of Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen, Denmark.  .
20. April 2016

LHI Student Show 2016

The annual graduation exhibition by the Iceland Academy of the Arts opens on Saturday, April 23 in Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús. .
20. April 2016

LHI Fashion Show 2016

The graduating fashion design students from the Iceland Academy of the Arts will show their final collections on the catwalk at Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús on April 21 at 17. .
13. April 2016

Exhibition | The Weather Diaries

Created by the artist duo Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer, The Weather Diaries features poetic photographs and installations created in close collaboration with twelve artists and designers from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The exhibition runs until July 5, 2016. .
13. April 2016

Thank you for DesignMarch

Thank you again for a fantastic DesignMarch! You can browse through the festivities in our Instagram and Facebook, where we also keep posting links to the media coverage from the festival. .
25. February 2016

DesignTalks 2016 | Innovation by Design

This year's DesignTalks set out to explore the innovation power of design and creative leadership. How can we harness such radical rethinking for increased livability and more sustainable futures? .
18. February 2016

Knot pillow and Arca in ash launched as part of the Design House Stockholm collection

Design House Stockholm launched Knot cushion by Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir at Stockholm Design Week last week. .
26. January 2016

Icelandic design at Stockholm Design Week | Katrin Olina to speak at Pecha Kucha

Katrin Olina introduced Primitiva, a project that explores archetypal themes in a collection of talismans produced with the technology of 3D printing and cast in bronze during Helsinki Design Week 2015. .
26. January 2016

Icelandic design at Stockholm Design Week | 1+1+1

Hugdetta will exhibit new items at Stockholm Design Week as part of the Nordic design team 1+1+1. The exhibition will be held at il Caffe, Södermannagatan 23. .
22. January 2016

Icelandic design at Stockholm Design Week | Aurora – Nordic Architecture and Design

Works by Gardar Eyjolfsson along with Jón Helgi Holmgeirsson and Þorleifur Gunnar Gíslason are a part of Aurora, an exhibition that takes a closer look at what makes Nordic design unique and displays examples of Swedish housing architecture at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. .
22. January 2016

Ferm Living, Normann Copenhagen and Mjölk confirmed for DesignMatch at DesignMarch

DesignMatch pairs local designers and international design producers, retailers, curators, journalists and other design actors. Ferm Living, Normann Copenhagen and Mjölk are confirmed to partake in the project this year. .
21. January 2016

Kjartan Oskarsson at Maison&Objet 2016

Kjartan Oskarsson will exhibit at Maison & Objet this weekend. .
12. January 2016

The DesignMarch Identity 2016

DesignMarch is just around the corner. This year’s festival identity portrays the spirit of the festival in a playful way. The look is unified across all channels. The goal was to create a strong overall tone and brand for the plethora of different fields of design and the dozens of events that the festival entails. .
12. January 2016

Lecture | Playful is The New Serious

Perniclas Bedow, the founder and creative director of the Swedish design studio Bedow, will give a talk about visual identities on Thursday, January 14 at 12 at the Nordic House. .
11. January 2016

Farmers Market at Who’s Next

Farmers Market will exhibit their AW2016 collection at Who’s Next, Paris on January 22-25. You will find them at stand A61 in Hall 4, Fame area. .
10. January 2016

Tulipop at Top Drawer

Tulipop will exhibit at Top Drawer, London on January 17-19. You will find them at stand T35. .
06. January 2016

Exhibition | ICELAND IS SO CERAMIC – a retrospective of Steinunn Marteinsdóttir's works

The Museum of Design and Applied Art exhibits ICELAND IS SO CERAMIC – a retrospective of Steinunn Marteinsdóttir's works. The exhibition opens on January 9 and runs until February 28. .
05. January 2016

HA #2 is Out Now

From travel destinations to fishing industry, the controversial new national hospital and the Icelandic Design Awards 2015, in the second issue of HA we take an in-depth look at the best and most interesting stories in the Icelandic design and architecture industry today. .
05. January 2016

SmallTalks | Onny Eikhaug – Design for all

Onny Eikhaug of the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture will speak about Universal Design at SmallTalks, the Iceland Design Centre lecture series on Tuesday, January 12 at 20 at Kaldalón, Harpa. .
03. January 2016

North Limited takes home two silvers at London Design Awards

Berg tables by Thórunn Hannesdóttir for Faerid and Hylur desk by Gudrun Vald receive silver at the London Design Awards. .
22. December 2015

Gleðileg jól, Merry Christmas!

Thank you for this year, we wish you all the best for 2016. Iceland Design Centre opens again on January 4 at 9 AM. Happy holidays! .
08. December 2015

Christmas Calendar

Ho, ho, ho – it is Christmas time, and we celebrate with our annual Christmas Calendar. This year, we will solve all your gift giving troubles by highlighting Icelandic design each day up until Christmas. .
08. December 2015

Christmas Ornament 2015

Fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir has designed the 2015 Christmas Ornament for The Benefit Society of Children with Disabilities. .
03. December 2015

Christmas Party 3.12.2015 | Welcome!

We were light up the candles, mix up Christmasy drinks and listen to carols at our offices on Vonarstræti 4b today, starting at 17. We look forward to seeing you! .
03. December 2015

POPUP VERZLUN Xmas Market 5.12.2015

POPUP VERZLUN Christmas market will be held in The Reykjavík Art Museum Hafnarhús on Saturday, Desember 5. .
03. December 2015

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 4th year, the creatures are projected to walls in downtown Reykjavik. .
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. .
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