Things happen in the North

In late September, a product design festival will be held for the first time in Húsavík and its surroundings. The public will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the work of the designer where emphasis will be placed on the importance of product design in society as a whole and how it has shaped our daily lives.
July 14th, 2023

Watch DesignTalks 2023

The international conference and DesignMarch´s signature event DesignTalks took place in Harpa on May 3rd. The conference tackled the question What now? with powerful talks from a diverse group of designers, architects, artists and thought leaders, creatively approaching the now and the next. DesignTalks was streamed live in collaboration with Dezeen. Watch it here. 
July 5th, 2023

Nordic collaboration for a sustainable future

Iceland design and architecture in collaboration with their Nordic partners are strengthening their relationship with the goal of deepening the understanding about the disciplines and how they can contribute to green transition and sustainable value creation, in the Nordic countries and internationally. The Nordic collaboration will be officially announced at the UIA, world congress of architects in Copenhagen in July. 
June 22nd, 2023


TheAssociation of Collegiate Schools of Architecture(ACSA) and theEuropean Association for Architectural Education(EAAE) are pleased to announce the third, biennial joint Teachers Conference being hosted by the Iceland University of the Arts (IUA).
June 21st, 2023

DesignMarch 2024 in April

Ready to celebrate design in Reykjavík once again? For the sixteenth year in a row Reykjavík will transform into one big venue for design April 24th - 28th.
June 21st, 2023

FÓLK at 3 days of design

FÓLK Reykjavik is participating at3daysofdesign in an exclusive collaboration with Polestar at their downtown showroom, Kristen Bernikowsgade 3. FÓLK is for the first timepremiering its full collection in Copenhagenbuilt on its vision to accelerate the green transition through design.
June 5th, 2023

Connection/Samband at 3 days of design

Icelandic design produced and manufactured by Scandinavian design houses. A curated exhibition of products made by 9 Icelandic designers who all have worked in Scandinavia revealing a selection of great Icelandic contemporary design.
June 1st, 2023

Thank you DesignMarch 2023 

For five days DesignMarch turned the northernmost capital in the world into one big venue for design for the fifteenth year in a row. 
May 8th, 2023

DesignMarch Program - day 5

What now? The last day of DesignMarch 2023. The last day of DesignMarch 2023 is upon us. If you're longing for a good run, you can start the day at the arcitecht run. Afterwards it's perfect to check out the exhibitions that you haven't managed to visit yet. There are plenty of events for families f.ex. Elliðaárstöð which will have a buffet of interesting evetns in the afternoon. Today's program can be found here.
May 7th, 2023

Dagskrá HönnunarMars - dagur 4

What now? Fourth day of DesignMarch. Start the day with an arcitecht run, then go around town and browse around exhibitions and heppnings. End the night with a Pause at Lady Brewery. Today's program can be found here.
May 6th, 2023

DesignMarch Program - Day 3

It's day three at DesignMarch. Today there are plenty of events in relation to many of the exhibitions. Four exhibitions will open in Gufunes and tonight there are plenty of fashions shows around town. Today's program can be found here.
May 5th, 2023

DesignMarch Program - Day 1

Happy DesignMarch! DesignMarch is finally upon us but the festival begins today with DesignTalks, a key event  in Harpa. It's a day full of inspiration and interesting conversations. Afterwrds there will be plenty of openings around towns. Here you can find the full program of the day, 3rd May.
May 3rd, 2023

Opening of DesignMarch 2023

For the fifteenth time DesignMarch will be a harbour for new ideas, inspiration, creative solutions and optimism, where progressive design and innovations bring exhibitors and visitors together May 3rd- 7th. We welcome you to the opening of DesignMarch in Harpa on Wednesday 3rd May at 5PM.
May 2nd, 2023

DesignMarch Program - Day 2

Day 2 at DesignMarch has arrived! Today's program is full of interesting events and exhibitions. Here is an overview of today's program.
May 2nd, 2023

DesignMarch for fashionistas

DesignMarch is just around the corner but the festival will take over Reykjavík from 3rd to 7th May. This year's program contains around 100 exhibitions and 120 events. It's therefore safe to say that everyone should find something of their interest. Here a few events for the fashionistas
May 1st, 2023

Landsbankinn participates in DesignMarch with versitile events

Landsbankinn participates in DesignMarch with versitile events but the bank is one of the festival's sponsors. There will be a panel discussion about investing in design and guided tours around Landbankinn's new head quearters in Reykjastræti.
May 1st, 2023

Bags that Carry on

Bags that Carry onis a collaboration between Krónan and DesignMarch where grocery bags from our customers are reused in a new and exciting way. Stúdíó Flétta will collect old grocery bags and use them to design new and interesting bags of good quality.
April 30th, 2023

From geothermal waste to a world of wellbeing

Evolving from a humble body of geothermal waste into a world of wellbeing, Blue Lagoon embodies the harmonic interplay of nature, design, and sustainability. Welcome to their exhibition at Hafnartorg, Kolagata that opens Wednesday May 3rd at 18pm.
April 30th, 2023

DesignTalks 2023 - Kjartan Örn Ólafsson, Climate Entrepreneur

Kjartan Örn Ólafsson, Climate Entrepreneur, will be speaking at DesignTalks 2023 on 3rd May in Harpa.
April 24th, 2023

DesignTalks 2023 - Refik Anadol, media artist, director and pioneer in the aesthetics of data and machine intelligence

Rekif Anadol, media artist, director and pioneer in the aesthetics of data and machine intelligence, will be speaking at DesignTalks in Harpa on 3rd May.
April 22nd, 2023