Destination Focus: DesignMarch Reykjavik

From architecture and graphic design to furniture and product design, DesignMarch, Iceland’s most important annual design festival covers all fields of design. Set in Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital, over one hundred exhibitions, workshops and events spread across the town from the fishing harbor to surrounding lava fields.The festival showcases the best of the local design scene alongside international collaborations.

In Dubai, DesignMarch will showcase creative design through collaboration, experimentation and functionality. The exhibition includes high-end walnut lounge chairs and sofas, oak bar stools and book racks by Augustav; elegant nests of tables, lava dishes and porcelain containers by North Limited; and quirky cabinets, candle-holders, lamps and mirrors by experimental Nordic design collaboration 1+1+1.

Managing Director Halla Helgadóttir says, “it is a privilege to participate in such an iconic design fair as Dubai Design Week and to join the diverse and global roster of guests and exhibitors at Destination. The designs from Reykjavik are both experimental and functional, and we look forward to showing the world the young and innovative design scene in Iceland. ”

See design weeks from Addis AbabaBarcelonaBeirutand Taipei at this year's Downtown Design (Oct 25-28). Click to pre-register.