Posts by Svava Jónsdóttir

Iceland Writers Retreat | Eliza Reid Interview

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

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MUDAHULA | Wood, leather and seal skin

The Greenlander Anders Zeeb studied carpentry in Denmark and for years he has designed furniture and home accessories. He runs the company MUDAHULA as well as his own furniture shop

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Great Greenland | Fur of the Arctic

The high quality seal skins of Greenlandic fur house Great Greenland are used in the clothing industry as well as the furniture industry in many countries. The designers the company

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A Celebration of the Unexpected | Orr Jewellery

Orr is like a world of its own. Orr is a jewellery shop in downtown Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland, where you can find jewellery that is simply a work

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Timeless Children’s Wear | dóttir by GuSt

Guðrún Kristín Sveinbjörnsdóttir is an Icelandic fashion designer and dressmaker who runs the company GuSt in Reykjavík. Her most recent ambition is her girls clothing collection “dottir”. She uses Icelandic

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SIGN | Reflecting the Beauty of the Icelandic Nature

Ingi Bjarnason is an Icelandic goldsmith who runs the company SIGN that sells jewellery in 40 stores in Iceland, Sardinia and New York. “Iceland is my muse, my goddess of

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Hlín Reykdal | The Colors of the Imagination

The Icelandic fashion designer Hlín Reykdal makes jewellery made of beads of wood that are hand painted. Each piece is unique. It’s like she makes a world of colors where

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Into the Glacier: Once in a Lifetime Adventure

A man made ice cave is Iceland’s newest tourist attraction. The ice cave is in Langjökull, Iceland’s second largest glacier, 1260 m above sea level. There you can experience once

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Tulipop – The colorful world of Bubble and Gloomy

They live in the country where the fire plays with the ice and the darkness plays with the light and that’s the country where you can watch the dance of

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Ásgeir Pétursson – Majestic Mountains and Icebergs

He’s Icelandic. He’s young. He’s like a wizard. A wizard with a camera. Ásgeir Pétursson is only in his twenties but shoots pictures like someone with a long experience. His

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