Iceland has become an increasingly popular destination choice in the past few years. The air is clean, its foods completely pure, and its landscapes absolutely breathtaking. Less than an hour away from Reykjavík, is the ION Luxury Adventure Hotel.
What is it that makes Nordic design so exemplary? How do the origins of young designers from these countries influence their inimitable sense of style and aesthetics? In The Weather Diaries, the artist duo Cooper & Gorfer explores the roots of West Nordic fashion and design traditions.
The life of a snail is metaphorical for human existence. Icelandic, ambient rock group, Sigur Rós creates a reality in which life at the micro-scale and macro-scale cross in their new video “Ekki múkk”–like a snail, the plain, discontent man wanders through field after identical field with no purpose until it finds another lost soul […]
Siggi Eggertsson has a succinct, yet light-hearted, write-up on his site: “Grew up drawing, painting and building stuff. Also played some basketball and collected basketball cards. Got my first PC, at first I mainly used it to
Listen to “New Year” here BUY HERE Cooler than Iceland is its own musical product, FM Belfast. The Reykjavik natives began as a studio project producing a Christmas LP for their friends who gladly received the gift and then begged for more from the couple, Lóa Hlín Hjálmtýsdóttir and Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson. As its fan […]
Listen to “Always Everything” here BUY HERE Iceland’s Sin Fang is lead singer of band, seabear, and sure knows how to make feel-good soft sounds of whimsicality. Redefining vocal harmonies, his buoyant and cross-faded melodies are sung with an energy so lively in nature that it seems animalistic–especially with the chants.
Listen to “Little Talks” Here Buy Here Of Monsters and Men‘s “Little Talks” speaks volumes, despite its misleading title. It’s a fun-filled party of a song, with tooting horns, acoustics, and drum smashing that forms a rager in your ears. The back and forth conversation of sweet nothings and somethings between the duo throughout the […]
Directly from Iceland, Sruli Recht just introduced his incredible new menswear collection ‘When Gravity Fails‘. The collection consists of a total look – from coats, jackets and cardigans, to trousers, shorts and leggings, complimented by shoes, boots, bags, gloves and silver jewelery – 55 styles, approximately 130 with material variations.