Icelandic Design Center lecture series: Young Talents, Hafnarhús, Thursday 19 September at 8 p.m.
Iceland Design Centre Lecture series is organized in collaboration with the Reykjavík Art Museum and the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The series features talks by local and international designers and architects about their recent works and current topics within the field.
On Thursday 19 September, product designer, Þórunn Árnadóttir and fashion designer, Magnea Einarsdóttir who both participated in the Nordic Design Talk at Felleshus in Berlin in early September, speak about their projects and process.
Thorunn Arnadottir graduated with MA in Design Products at Royal College of Arts in London 2011. Since graduating she has been working on various commissions, freelance projects and her own work. Her clients include Swarovski, Camron PR, The Architecture Foundation and the V&A museum. Her best known works include the Sasa Clock and the Devil’s Pet. Arnadóttir was recently selected by Icon Magazine as one of the 50 talents that are shaping the future.
Magnea Einarsdóttir graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in 2012, where she specialized in knitwear. She has also studied in Parsons Paris School of Design. Last year, Einarsdóttir received the second prize in the fashion competition Muuse x Vogue Young Talents. She’s since designed a second collection in collaboration with Muuse x which was shown both in London Fashion Week and Copenhagen Fashion Week.
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The lecture starts at 8 p.m. and is in Icelandic. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.