A Modern Saga

August 2009

Digging Icelandic Design

Iceland - a country in crisis? If so, someone hasn’t told its creative spirit. From tales that recall the sweat and tears of ancient sheep to projects that touched on design-farming and knitting fantasies made real, a new project from the Icelandic Design Centre made it past the ‘whistles in the graveyard’ in terms of content, but will it make those fish-skin wallets bulge?
Sruli Recht, creator of ‘non-products’, on his Ice Bear, made from 15 Icelandic sheep skins
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