HÖfðaletur and Other Icelandic Fonts You Can't Pronounce

Iceland’s version of a design week, DesignMarch, took place in Reykjavík over the weekend. The festival included the entire spectrum of Icelandic design, ranging from a new menswear collection made of indigenous materials by fashion designer Sruli Recht to the …

Polish Design 1955-1968: We Want to Be Modern

Contemporary Polish design has come into focus in recent years, with exhibitions such as architect Miska Miller-Lovegrove’s Young Creative Poland at the 2009 London Design Festival and the 2010 Milan Furniture Fair. Another recent example is the Polish pavilion by …

The Golden Age of Steamship Travel

The Vancouver Maritime Museum in Vancouver BC is showing The Golden Age of Steamship Travel: Voyages of Immigration that Changed Canada (until Friday, April 1). The exhibition features early 20th century steamship memorabilia and artifacts collected by physician and surgeon …

Spin That Record by Loslohbros

Andy and Tom Lohner – a pair of brothers originally from Graz, Austria – have just released a video documenting their artistic process as they prepare for their upcoming show, Spin that Record, which will debut on April 22, 2010 …

Lumberjack Chic with Happy Wrap

One of the things I enjoy most about orbiting the design world around the holidays is that I get a lot of e-mails featuring some of my favorite designer’s personal yuletide greetings. And coming across Happy Wrap wrapping paper by …

Today at the London Design Festival: Punk on Paper

Friday, September 24: The London Design Festival seems an apt occasion to take stock of the creative anarchy of British punk rock with “Loud Flash: British Punk on Paper,” a poster exhibition at Haunch of Venison gallery. The exhibition allows …

Today at the London Design Festival: Wrappers Delight

Thursday, September 23: One of the quirkiest events during London Design Festival, Wrappers Delight, is an exhibition curated by graphic design studio Hyperkit. Designer Rose Reeves has collected orange wrappers from around the world over the past eight years, and …

Today at the London Design Festival: Sharp'ner

Kicking off last weekend, the London Design Festival (September 18-26) has a significant graphic design component as well. With more than 200 events to choose from, we’ll be posting one thing you should know about every day from the festival. …