NEWS AND EVENTS

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

HA Issue No. 3 is out now!

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

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. .
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. .
18. May 2016

1+1+1 at Design Museum, Helsinki 10.6.–21.8.2016

Mirrors by 1+1+1 are part of Objects of Desire, the summer exhibition at the Gallery of Design Museum, Helsinki. .
18. May 2016

Gagarín wins gold at the European Design Awards

Gagarin receives the Gold Prize at the European Design Awards in the category of digital installations for the "Powering the Future” exhibition at Ljósafossstöð by Landsvirkjun. .
17. May 2016

1+1+1 partakes in Onoma Summer Exhibition in Fiskars, Finland

Selected items by the Nordic collaborative mash-up project 1+1+1 are part of the Onoma Summer Exhibition in Fiskars, Finland. The exhibition runs until September 25, with a satellite in the gallery Lokal Helsinki.  .
16. May 2016

Exhibition | Anatomy of Letters by Sigga Rún at the Humboldt University, Berlin

Sigga Rún’s complete illustrated Anatomy of Letters will be on display at the Humboldt University, Berlin until June 2. .
15. May 2016

DesignMarch in the new International Network of Design Weeks

We are proud to be a member of the new international design week network, gathered for the first time in April in Milan. .
14. May 2016

Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir speaks in Vandalorum, Värnamo

Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir of Spark Design Space will speak in a conference on production and it’s future held Vandalorum, Värnamo, Sweden on May 30. .
12. May 2016

The Reykjavik School of Visual Art Spring Show

The annual Spring Show by the students of the Reykjavik School of Visual Art will run on May 13–17. .
12. May 2016

Kjartan Oskarsson Studio exhibits at Wanted NYC?

Kjartan Oskarsson Studio partakes in Wanted NYC on May 13-16. .
10. May 2016

Katrin Olina one of the speakers at TYPO Berlin

Katrin Olina will speak at TYPO Talks, Berlin on Saturday, May 14. .
09. May 2016

SmallTalks | Sigga Heimis

Designer Sigga Heimis will give a lecture in the SmallTalks series on Monday, 9.5.2016 at Kaldalon, Harpa. .
06. May 2016

KRADS partakes in Romanian Design Week 2016

KRADS partakes in the Nordic group exhibition ”A Turn for the Better” to present local solutions to global problems at Romanian Design Week 2016. .
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. .
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