Pyramid Cottage House Reflects the Icelandic Landscape

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in the middle of Iceland’s famed Golden Circle Route, about an hour and a half ride from Reykjavik, the Pyramid Cottage House is an unconventional holiday retreat. According to the owners’ description, the property was built to reflect the Icelandic landscape and complement the small vegetation of moss and trees in the old lava-field. The lovely wooden deck with minimalist furniture acts as an open invite to witness fresh summer mornings in Iceland.

Long Wool Icelandic Sheepskin Furniture by Sentient

Trendir Magazine

With Long Wool Icelandic Sheepskin covering the Long Wool Sofa, the idea of snuggling into it is sooo enticing and while curling up amidst the luxuriously soft 6"-8"L wool you can reflect upon the untold stories within its reclaimed Oak wood frame.


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New United States Embassy in Reykjavik to be Built by Ístak Ísland

The A to Z of Building

Ístak Ísland H/F, the Icelandic subsidiary of Per Aarsleff A/S, has entered into an agreement with the US authorities to build a new United States Embassy in Reykjavik. Construction work

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Welcome.

Tile Excellence

The countries visiting the "ask Chris" blog are very diversified and include this month France, Germany, Australia, India, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Ukraine, Russia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Malaysia , Moldova and of course the US. Labels appreciative , Australia , canada , france , germany , Iceland , india , international , Ireland , Malaysia , Moldova< Google , New Zealand , questions , russia , this month , ukraine , united kingdom , usa.

Artecnica’s Playful Yorky Light

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Yorky, designed by New York-based Icelandic designer Hlynur Atlason, has a whimsical shape, but it will sit, stand on a surface … Continue reading → Lighting Products Artecnica Light fixture Modern Lighting The Los Angeles-based design house Artecnica has introduced a new light fixture that looks almost like a child’s toy.

This Human Habitat Floats with the Tides

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This project brought students from Estonia, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, and Lithuania together to create this floating human habitat. This Veetee (“Water Way”) structure began as an experiment. Architecture group EKA Sisearhitektuur worked in collaboration with a summer school program organized by the Estonian Academy of Arts Interior Architecture Department.

Avente Tile Talk: Interview with Nutmeg Designs

Tile Talk

Twitter is something we enjoy, and have met very interesting folks, including an Icelandic Jazz Pianist, Sunna Gunnlaugs, and jazz vocalist Andrea Wolper, both of whom make wonderful music and who became clients. Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Interview with Nutmeg Designs. Todays post is the first in an occasional series exploring Tile Artisans. I hope to share their love of tile by discovering both their techniques and inspirations.

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Off the Beaten Path Honeymoon Travel Destinations


Why not take a helicopter ride in Iceland. Image via: Extreme Iceland. Honeymoon Travel – Iceland. With glaciers, lagoons, and volcanoes all waiting to be explored, Iceland is truly a nature lovers paradise. Once the bustle of your big day is over, you truly deserve a little time alone. But with so many couples having the same idea, it’s hard to find a honeymoon destination to call your own.

Architectural Bucket List

Life of an Architect

Image credits: here Image credits: here Image credits: here Iceland – 3,760 miles from my house Hmm, what do you know? Iceland is defined by its dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers and black-sand beaches – all of which should pretty interesting to me. Either way, I challenge you to look at pictures from Iceland and tell me that it isn’t one of the most beautiful places you have ever seen.

A Photographers Bag | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Since I’m over there, I’m fulfilling a long time dream of spending some time in Iceland. Also included is the International Photographer’s map of Iceland. Lonely Planet’s Iceland book was also helpful. Iceland’s weather is insane, and changes rapidly. Iceland is extremely windy. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

Why Drones Are The Future of Design Photography

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Recently, a drone captured footage of a live volcanic eruption in Iceland, as well as previously unseen footage of humpback whales in the middle of the ocean. Drones are changing the way we see design photography. Image Via: Rick Ryniak Architects. The idea of drones makes people nervous and understandably so. In the past, talk of this pilot-free technology has been exclusively associated with air raids and stealth missions.