Basalt Architects won the 2018 Iceland Design Award for what the judges have characterized as the firm’s “contribution to bathing culture in Iceland.”
The Blue Lagoon and Marshall House won the 2017 Icelandic Design Awards for Best Design Investment and Best Design.
Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake’s clothing line for spring and summer 2018 is inspired by the beauty of Icelandic landscapes.
An online competition for bus designs by the Reykjavík bus system has proved popular. The competition is not over until midnight tonight but already more than 20.000 votes have been cast and the competition website has twice become overloaded and crashed.
DesignMarch, Iceland’s most important annual design festival, officially opens March 23, but some exhibitions open sooner.
Eldheimar, a volcano museum in Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) received the Icelandic Design Award yesterday.
The Design and Craft Fair (‘Handverk og Hönnun’) at Reykjavík City Hall in downtown Reykjavík opened yesterday. Various crafts and design studios in Iceland are represented at the fair, which has been held since 2006.
Tulipop, a line of children’s products designed by Signý Kolbeinsdóttir and Helga Árnadóttir, was awarded the ‘Best Newcomer’ award in its category at the prestigious Smallish Design Awards.
Today marks the beginning of the Reykjavík Fashion Festival and Design March, which will run until Sunday.
Icelandic and Finnish designers have teamed up in a project titled ‘We Live Here’ for this week’s Stockholm Design Week, which ends tomorrow.
Seven diverse projects by Icelandic designers received grants from the Aurora Design Fund at its 12th annual distribution ceremony on Tuesday, three of which were in fashion design. Fifty entries were made. The jury seeks to select projects which are thought to be constructive for society.
The Icelandic Design Award was held for the first time on Thursday in the National Theater in Reykjavík. With the aim to honor “the best Icelandic design and architecture annually,” the first award went to Austurland: Designs from Nowhere.
The Design and Craft Fair (‘Handverk og Hönnun’) at Reykjavík City Hall in downtown Reykjavík started on Thursday.