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Dead Fish Lamps

If you’re decorating a home in the Icelandic Fish Cannery style, then you’ll definitely want the Uggi Lights by Dögg Guðmundsdóttir and Fanney Antonsdóttir. In keeping with the Icelandic tradition of hanging fish to dry, they skin cod, mold and dry them for three weeks before turning the husks into lampshades. The meat is processed [...]

The Crusader of the Painting: Einar Hákonarson

“Feel Art Again” returns with our first ever Icelandic artist. Einar Hákonarson, who celebrated his 64th birthday yesterday, is “one of Iceland’s best known artists.” Considered to be the artist who “brought the figure back into Icelandic painting,” Hákonarson has created art that spans from pop to figurative to expressionistic. 1. Einar Hákonarson began attending The [...]