DesignMarch: The Icelandic Association of Graphic Designers
The Icelandic Association of Graphic Designers are hosting a compelling exhibition at DesignMarch, which will take place in the port of Reykjavik Art Museum - Hafnarhús, the second year in a row.
Their award show for 2018 is the biggest event of the exhibition. There you can see the award winning projects made in 2017 but FÍT's annual design competition is one of the biggest graphic event in Iceland every year.
Mæna magazine is a collaborative project for graduation students studying graphic design at the Iceland Academy of the Arts. The theme for this years group is Repetition.
Fyrirmynd is a group of illustrators within FÍT and this year they’ve put on an exhibition called ReDraw. Illustrators and designers will reproduce covers of famous Icelandic literature to honour the importance of images in storytelling. The exhibition is in collaboration with the Reykjavik City of Literature, UNESCO.
Grapíka, a newly formed women's organization in graphic design, will unveil the organization’s award-winning logo.
Bergþóra Jónsdóttir, graphic designer, presents a solo exhibition called Systralag, where she embraces the newfound power of Grapíku's sisterhood, and seeks inspiration from old rules of secrecy, alchemy, magic and mystery.
Bjarni Helgason illustrator plans to draw 100 characters in the course of 2018, and audiences will be able to follow the process at a special event within the FÍT exhibition.
TypoCraftHelsinki is a series of exhibitions, workshops and general events that combine typography, design, art and craftsmanship and was originally launched in 2015. This year, a group of Finnish and Icelandic designers will have free hands in the implementation of typographic work that can be seen at the show .
Þórdís Erla Zoëga is the curator of the FÍT exhibition for the second consecutive year, but the exhibition will host the opening ceremony of DesignMarch 10th anniversary year in the Port of Hafnarhús, Reykjavík Art Museum, at 5:15 pm on the 15th of March.