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Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir, director of the Icelandic Museum of Design and Þóra Sigurbjörnsdóttir, the museum's archaeologist will guide around the exhibition Sveinn Kjarval, Sunday the 1.st of December at 13:00.

Sveinn Kjarval's furniture from the Museum of the Icelandic Design Museum is the main feature of the exhibition, but Sveinn also designed numerous interiors for homes, shops and restaurants

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In connection with the registration of Anna Eyjólfsdóttir's ceramic museum in the Icelandic Design Museum in recent months, the museum has asked Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir to give a lecture on the history of Icelandic art from 1930 - 1970. The lecture will be held on Sunday 24 November at 13:00. Inga Sigríður is currently working with Kristina G. Guðmundsdóttir, an art historian, on a study during this period and is scheduled to publish a book next year on the occasion that it will be 90 years since production began on the pottery in Iceland in the Art Museum.

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Dr. Arndís S. Árnadóttir curator of the exhibition of Sveinn Kjarval, will be guiding the exhibition together with Þóra Sigurbjörnsdóttir, archaeologist of the Icelandic Museum of Design at Saturday the 10th of November at 13.

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The table Hyrna, the candlestick Stirni, the bird German and the rocking chair Rokki will be on sale at the Pop up market in the Design Museum of Iceland on Saturday November 9 between 12 and 17.

Erla Sólveig Óskarsdóttir is a freelance industrial designer. She has focused on furniture design and has worked with various manufacturers in Europe, South America and the United States.

Erla has participated in numerous exhibitions and many of her works have been honored internationally:
The 1998 Red Dot Design Award
IF Product Design Award 1999 and 2010
Best of NeoCon, Silver Award 1999 and 2002
Premio Lapis Acero 2007

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Exhibition of works by Svein Kjarval (1919-1981) opens at the Icelandic Design Museum on Saturday, November 2 at 16.
The exhibition focuses on Svein's important pioneering work in Iceland in the field of furniture and interior design for two decades (1950-1970). Then there were prevailing notions of modern and sensible housing, where furniture was, above all, simple, light and convenient and made from the materials that could be enjoyed without any decoration.

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Anna Eyjólfsdóttir, visual artist and collector will be guiding along with Þóra Sigurbjörnsdóttir in Museum of Design on Sunday 13 October at 13:00.

The artist Anna Eyjólfsdóttir started to collect pottery and ceramic pieces by Icelandic artists in 1979.

By 2017 the collection consisted of around 2,000 pieces, spanning the period from 1932 up to the present day. It is the largest individual ceramics collection in the country. The Museum of Design and Applied Art took ownership of the collection through a grant from the Blue Lagoon.

Guests will be able to observe that process as the items in the collection are unpacked, photographed and logged in the museum catalogue, before being repackaged following proper procedures. The aim is to preserve the pieces in the collection while making sure that all available information about the work is accessible.

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Cities are perhaps humankind's greatest creation. Those of you who have attended guided tours or lectures by Paolo Gianfrancesco the designer of Urban Shape will know that this will be spectacular.

The lecture will be in English sunday the 6th of October at 13:00.

Entrance fee to the museum applies.

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To Build a city - family workshop on Sunday the 22th of September at 13.
The aim of the workshop is to give an insight into architecture and urban planning in a playful manner through a game that is set up as an over sized board game. The workshop suits curious people of all ages.

Kristján Örn Kjartansson founder of Krads Architects and Lóa Hjálmtýsdóttir ,illustrator and musician will lead the workshop.

Free admission

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Signý Þórhallsdóttir has stayed in the Design Museum of Iceland in recent months with a studio where she has been developing and manufacturing silk and wool products for her brand Morra. Now the studio stay is coming to an end and we intend to go to Signya and thank her for a very good time together. Therefore, the harvest season will be held on Friday, September 20 at. 17:30 at the Design Museum.

In addition to the silk veils, wonderful woolen veils and savings coats have now been added, with the Icelandic flora still playing the main role. You are warmly welcomed.

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To Build a city - family workshop. The aim of the workshop is to give an insight into architecture and urban planning in a playful manner through a game that is set up as an over sized board game. The workshop suits curious people of all ages. Kristján Örn Kjartansson founder of Kards Architects and Lóa Hjálmtýsdóttir, illustrator and musician will lead the workshop. Free admission.

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