Milestones

Make It Happen

In September we are meeting up in East Iceland to discuss the methods and benefits of establishing creative communities, in which creative processes, innovation and local resources meet.

Milestones

The Wood Workshop

We are expecting designers, crafts people, developers, doers and thinkers, students and other interested and passionate individuals to keep utilizing the workshop in Egilsstaðir for exciting development projects.

Projects

Bureau Odyssey / RCA

Risk assessment for future leisure activities with Platform 10 at Royal College of Art (RCA), Thorunn Arnadottir, Nelly Ben Hayoun and Glamour Et cetera.

Milestones

The Fish Factory

The Fish Factory project is a community project in a village of two hundred people which was scarred badly when the Fish Factory which employed most of the habitants was closed some years back.

Profiles

Þórhallur Árnason

From reindeer antler, bone and hoofs Mr. Þórhallur Árnason creates a variety of objects. His collection includes scratchers, shoe horns, key rings, wall hooks and jewelry.

Milestones

Hús Handanna
Art & Design

Hús Handanna is a platform for MAKE by Þorpið to bring a developed product to the market, be it product design, quality craft, jewelry, clothing, ceramics, graphics, textiles.

Projects

Vötturinn
The Lost Mitten

A long time ago in a valley by Lake Lagarfljót an unfortunate Icelander must have lost a mitten.

Projects

EU COLLABORATION

MAKE by Þorpið is participating in a European Union education collaboration program along with Bornholm in Denmark and Nässjö in Sveden. Operating under then name Creative Communities in East Iceland.

Projects

NA10
NORTHEAST 10

He’s predicting NORÐAUSTAN10 and you no it ain’t good. The wind that blows from NorthEast is dry and ice cold and in conjunction with a wind force of 10 it will make your eyeballs ache. You better prepare.

Profiles

Mrs. Dóra Hansen

Mrs. Hansen has for a long time been interested in Icelandic production and her furniture design has always been centred around a location specific concept.