Svava Jónsdóttir, who is Icelandic, has worked as a journalist for the past 23 years and has written three books. She has a BA-degree in Spanish and literature, a diploma in journalism, a teaching certification and a diploma in international relations. She is also a member of the board of the United Nations Association of Iceland. Her interests? Literature and music; she studied music for about a decade. And she likes to travel.
Þorgrímur Einarsson is an Icelandic, self-taught painter who was introduced to painting almost by accident while studying music in the Netherlands. After graduation as a composer from the Royal Conservatory
Unify Against Bullying is an American nonprofit organization that in the last few months has reached out to people all over the world during it’s Unify-selfie challenge. “The best part
She’s half Icelandic and half British and creates a magical and colourful world made of collages. Limited edition prints, cushions, wallpaper, furniture, pouffes, globes and trays are among Kristjana S.
Hjalti Parelius is an Icelandic painter who focuses on painted collage. He uses comic elements and characters as well as known artworks from art history. So don’t be astonished if
ReyRey is a Copenhagen based luxury footwear brand. The designer, Rey Abadi, started with a complete analysis and found out that women need eight pairs of shoes. The styles will
The Icelandic photographer Páll Stefánsson makes works of art. It’s as simple as that. Whether landscape in Iceland or elsewhere, portraits or whatever – he manages to capture the moment
The Icelandic painter Tolli makes beauty and mystique at the same time. His paintings are almost like from another world. “When I was a child, I was often drawing and
The Danish designer and award winner Ole Yde grew up in Odense like the famous writer Hans Christian Andersen who is known for his fairy tales. His brand, YDE, is
As a teenager, Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, came across a “victorian memory flower” in an antique shop in Reykjavík. “It’s an old craft developed in Europe in the 1600’s and repeated with
Iceland Writers Retreat (IWR), which is held in Iceland every year, is a combination of small writing workshops on the craft of writing and a series of social events and