Accessories

STAKA – soon available in black leather

STAKA – soon available in black leather

It’s production time! The STAKA 2014 collection is now coming in black and it looks good even though I do say so myself. Here is a little preview of the process…

New webpage!

New webpage!

My new web page for STAKA is up and running! On www.staka.is you can see more images from the 2014 collection and sign up to get information about STAKA’s coming endeavours.

Introducing STAKA’s 2nd collection

Introducing STAKA’s 2nd collection

STAKA’s 2nd collection of unisex leather accessories will premiere during DesignMarch 2014. “Inspired by the Icelandic sagas and Iceland’s harsh and magnificent landscape María Kristín creates distinctive pieces for her fictional Icelandic tribe of nomads, living in the rural areas of Iceland. María Kristín imagines what the tribe looks like, what they wear and how, [...]

STAKA mentioned as one of the most exciting labels!

STAKA mentioned as one of the most exciting labels!

“One of the most exciting labels launched from this year’s festival, STAKA is a brand new collection of unisex accessories. Made from leather by designer duo Bylgja Rún Svansdóttir and María Kristín Jónsdóttir, the pieces are a crossover between product design and fashion.” Iceland Review  

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

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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!