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News/blog

Occasionally I post a rant or two, news and updates regarding events, what's new in the world of design, etc.

A month in Vienna

Oct 27, 2011 | No Comments
A month in Vienna

A few months ago I applied for the Erasmus exchange program. I applied to go to Universität der Künste in Berlin, Germany and Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna, Austria. After being admitted into both schools I decided to go with Austria. On September 26th, after a short layover in Frankfurt, I arrived in Vienna. ...

Are grades obsolete?

May 25, 2011 | No Comments
Are grades obsolete?

The issue of grades, and their importance, has been on my mind lately. When entering the job market or pursuing further education, do grades play as big a part now as they did two decades ago? Or is it the quality of your portfolio and the fabric of your character that ultimately matters? I’d like ...

Farmer’s almanac

May 2, 2011 | No Comments
Farmer’s almanac

Currently, at the Iceland Academy of the Arts, we’re doing a calendar/almanac inspired by the old ways of keeping time, i.e. the way the settlers did it. About a thousand years ago, when Iceland was settled, the settlers used a whole different way of measuring time. They also had different names for the days, weeks ...

IAA graduation exhibit

Apr 26, 2011 | No Comments
IAA graduation exhibit

The Iceland Academy of the Arts graduation exhibit is currently on display at Listasafn Reykjavíkur, a.k.a. Hafnarhúsið, in Reykjavík. The exhibit opened on the 23rd of april and will run until may 8th. On display are works from students studying fine arts, visual communication, fashion design, industrial design and architecture. Personal favorites include: Goðmögn, a ...