DesignMarch 2012 – STAKA

DesignMarch 2012 – STAKA

I’ve been working on a new collection of accessories, designed in collaboration with Bylgja Rún Svansdóttir. Now, during DesignMarch 2012, we proudly introduce STAKA, our brand of continuously evolving line of accessories. STAKA 2012 is a collection of unisex leather neck wear, cut and moulded into unique pieces. The first collection is inspired by The Icelandic [...]

STAKA | DesignMarch 2012

STAKA | DesignMarch 2012

Stay tuned!

Thread at Hafnarborg Museum

Rætur – íslensk samtíma skartgripahönnun 10. mars – 15. apríl 2012 Sýningin Rætur er sýning á íslenskri samtímaskartgripahönnun, hún veitir innsýn í heim íslenskrar skartgripahönnunar og þær ólíku rætur sem gullsmiðir og skartgripahönnuðir leita í varðandi hugmyndir, efnisval og aðferðir. Flestir gripanna eru sérstaklega unnir fyrir sýninguna og endurspegla mikla grósku á þessu sviði hér á landi. Höfundarnir [...]

Thread nominated for The Grapevine’s Product Awards!

Thread nominated for The Grapevine’s Product Awards!

I’m happy to announce that Thread was one of two Runners-up for Grapevine’s Product Line of the Year 2012! Here’s what the panel of judges had to say about Thread – it’s called Þráður in Icelandic. “María Kristín Jónsdóttir, Þráður Original, fresh, and bold, Þráður is a great fresh take on accessorizing and jewellery. Perhaps its [...]

Thread & Björk

Thread & Björk

Edda Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir, designer and project manager, who chose Thread as her favorite Icelandic design in Iceland Design Centre’s Christmas Calendar, would love to give one to one of my all time favorite artist, Björk!                                           [...]

Opening night in Design Forum Finland

Opening night in Design Forum Finland

The top photo shows Mikko Kalhama, CEO of Design Forum, speak at the opening party together with the lovely actress and host of the party, Sanna Stellan – who’s wearing a Thread piece!  

Thread in Design Forum Shop

Thread in Design Forum Shop

Thread has now traveled to Finland! They are now available at the Icelandic Contemporary Pop-Up Shop in Design Forum Shop, Helsinki. There you may also find beautiful design by Hrafnkell Birgisson, Vík Prjónsdóttir, Megan Herbert and other Icelandic designers.

THREAD | Iceland Design Centre BLOG

THREAD | Iceland Design Centre BLOG

For the whole article go to Iceland Design Centre BLOG  

ÞRÁÐUR | THREAD exhibition

ÞRÁÐUR | THREAD exhibition

For the last three months I have been researching and designing jewelery based on the embroidered patterns traditionally used on Faldbúningur, the original Icelandic costume for women.  This was done in preparation for an exhibition in SPARK | DESIGN SPACE, where I was joined by goldsmith Dóra Guðbjört Jónsdóttir, one of Iceland’s few specialist in handmade [...]

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