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DesignTalks | Silfurberg, Harpa
23.03.2018

DesignTalks 2018 will celebrate design's power and potential to contribute to every aspect of society. For this tenth edition, we will take a look at the future of underlying nasizing ideas about the emerging generation of advertisements from around the world.

 

DesignTalk 2018 - First Speakers announced

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Anton & Irene
Design Duo

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Andreas Martin-Löf
Architect

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Bea Szenfeld
Designer, artist 

Anton & Irene   - Design Duo

Anton and Irene, former Manhattan Agency Director at Fantasy, turned Brooklyn hands-on designers, and snapped the Best New Agency of the Year by Net Awards their first year in business. Anton and Irene have different design backgrounds and their studio works on projects ranging from digital to products, UX, Photography, Video and most recently playful research projects such as the One Shared House commissioned by IKEA's future living lab SPACE 10 in Copenhagen. Anton & Irene have collaborated on projects for Karim Rashid, Zumtobel, The Met, Nickelodeon, Shantell Martin, BBC, Balenciaga, Wacom, National Geographic, USA Today and Red Bull, as well as self-initiated projects. Anton and Irene have more than a dozen prestigious awards including Webby, Emmy, Red Dot, .NET and Cannes Lions.And, yes,  

"All in all, you have to sit in a lot of meetings that have nothing to do with design, and we're like, wait a minute, we're designers!"

http://antonandirene.com/

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Anton Martin-Löf - Architect

Andreas Martin-Löf graduated with a degree in architecture in 2007 from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and has since 2008 run the firm Andreas Martin-Löf Architects. The architecture firm recently won the Nordic Architecture Fair Award for the project Snabba Hus or Affordable Housing. The Jury's motivations read that "the project applies cutting editing techniques to the affordable housing crisis in Sweden and makes a typology defying project that can serve as an example for fast, inexpensive yet sophisticated housing around the world." Having studied at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design's Department of Interior Architecture, He combines architecture with expert knowledge of interior architecture and product design.From the design of light fixtures through advanced transformations and penthouses to Sweden's most talked-about system for fast, prefabricated construction or homes. Andreas Martin-Löf Architects is also responsible for the design of about 50-73 in Karlatornet- The tallest building in Scandinavia that is currently under construction in Gothenburg, Sweden. Many of the company's projects have received considerable attention, and its clients include Absolut, Continental Apartments, Genova Property Group, IKEA / BoKlok, Junior Living, Monocle, Oscar Properties, Serneke and Svenska BostäderAndreas Martin-Löf Architects is also responsible for the design of about 50-73 in Karlatornet- The tallest building in Scandinavia that is currently under construction in Gothenburg, Sweden. Many of the company's projects have received considerable attention, and its clients include Absolut, Continental Apartments, Genova Property Group, IKEA / BoKlok, Junior Living, Monocle, Oscar Properties, Serneke and Svenska Bostäder. Andreas Martin-Löf Architects is also Responsible for the design of about 50-73 in Karlatornet- The tallest building in Scandinavia that is currently under construction in Gothenburg, Sweden.Many of the company's projects have received considerable attention, and its clients include Absolut, Continental Apartments, Genova Property Group, IKEA / BoKlok, Junior Living, Monocle, Oscar Properties, Serneke and Svenska Bostäder

http://martinlof.se/

Hlín Helga Guðlaugsdóttir
Artistic Director of DesignTalks

Hlin Helga is a designer and consultant in design thinking at Capacent. She has been a self- employed designer and exhibition manager for the past decade, as well as teaching and research at universities around the world . Hlín Helga has specialized in experience design and community-based design as well as interdisciplinary design-led collaboration for innovation and development, and has been exhibiting numerous events and exhibitions at home and abroad. . Hlín is also a fellow of the hugs Wire

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DesignTalks is organized by the Iceland Design Center with support from Arion Bank and Reykjavik City .