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DesignMarch Iceland 2013

By Dwell @dwell
More than 40,000 design aficionados descended on Reykjavik during the fifth annual DesignMarch festival. A record-breaking crowd, about 20% of Reykjavik’s population, browsed the latest in housewares, furniture, and fashion. Local and foreign designers showcased creations in shops throughout downtown Reykjavik, in museums, as well as in the two-year old concert hall, Harpa. From March 14-17, established designers such as Vik Prjonsdottir, a debut of upcycling designer Krukka, and textile designer Mary treated festival participants to new products. Slideshow Sealblankets by Vik Prjonsdottir

Vik Prjonsdottir gained international attention for their wearable Sealblankets for children and adults. The British-Japanese design duo came back to Reykjavik to debut a new collection of wonderfully wooly blankets in vibrant primary and pastel colors.

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