The annual DesignMarch opens in Reykjavík Art Museum Hafnarhús in Tryggvagata today with the opening of an exhibit of furniture and jewelry. The design festival features close to 100 exhibits, workshops and events throughout the capital. Some of the exhibits opened yesterday.
DesignMarch is Iceland’s prime design festival. All fields of design, including graphic, food and product design, architecture, fashion and furniture, are included with Icelandic designers introducing their products at the design fair, and international design experts sharing their knowledge at the DesignTalks forum.
Numerous foreign guests visit the festival and the forum, whose focus this year will be on the innovative power of design, and creative professionals in leadership.
This year, former director of product design at Facebook, Maria Giudice will be among the guests. The festival runs through Sunday. You can check out the list of exhibits here.