Articles tagged Iceland

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Want to get sound installations right? Learn from this Venice Biennale exhibition

Venice – Chromo Sapiens, this year’s installation at the Icelandic Pavilion, has a technical lesson for artists and designers who want to create engaging aural spaces. 

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In Iceland, the singer of Sigur Rós might have just cracked the luxury retail code

Reykjavik – If luxury brands want to see what an optimal retail experience looks like, they should be heading up to Fischer in downtown Reyjkavik.

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Four lessons your event can learn from Iceland’s DesignMarch

Reykjavik – From biodesign backlash to the joys of uncomfortable questions and even more uncomfortable locations, here's what you can learn from Reykjavik’s DesignMarch.

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Here are our favourite projects from Iceland’s DesignMarch 2019

Reykjavik – From the spatial limits of awkwardness to the celebration of volcanic waste, here is our selection of projects from the most recent edition of DesignMarch.

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Nordic meets Italian in a holistic dining concept by Haf Studio

Reykjavík – Using furniture produced by local designers, Haf Studio creates a concept and interior for Mat Bar that fuses Nordic design with Italian flair. 

House-T by Tsukano. Photo Kenichi Asano
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Mark A-to-Z: M is for Minimalism

Whether you live the minimalist dream or are aspiring to become a fervent follower of this philosophy, we can learn a bit more about how to enrich our lives with the minimum.

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Four DesignMarch highlights that put the cool in Nordic design

Reykjavik – DesignMarch 2017 showcased an array of works that are big in character, playfulness, and originality. Discover our favourite new designs from the North.

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Hospitality destination Oddsson gets dosed in design extremes with a playful twist

REYKJAVIK – Döðlur's hospitality concept for Oddsson takes on a mix of design extremes, putting them in a melting pot and producing a simple yet very powerful idea.

A space that reflects constant movement.
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Finnborgi Petursson’s illuminating architecture of waves

EKEAS – An Icelandic artist creates images that are as acoustic as they are visual.

Synodic Tropic is the new collection Tanja Levý, graduate of the Reykjavik School of the Visual Arts (photo: Birta Rán).
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On a tropical trip in Reykjavik with fashion designer Tanja Levý during DesignMarch

As an antidote to the lack of sunshine during those deep, dark winter months in the far north, Tanja Levý turned her attention to creative pursuits in crafting her new fashion collection that is as …

The flagship store for telecom brand Síminn is decked-out with Nordic design details.
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HAF Studio connects an Icelandic telecom provider with a contemporary retail identity

A retail space designed for telecom brand Síminn by Hafsteinn Júlíusson and Karitas Sveinsdóttir, of HAF Studio, creates a unique customer experience in a contemporary interior.

Inspiration for the Lýsa lamp came from the wild open spaces of Iceland, where cosy interior life is part of local culture.
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Julie Gasiglia's product design illuminates with the form of a silhouette

Since living in Iceland, French designer Julie Gasiglia has been inspired by her surroundings to craft the Lýsa lamp, with its clean lines and minimalistic form.