Projects

2019

  • RECYCLED CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS, 2nd-20th December 2019. An exhibition of Christmas decorations that were in some way re-used, re-cycled or re-made. Exhibition organized by Crafts and Design and held in Eiðistorg 15.
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 21st-25th November 2019.
  • PINK OCTOBER. Crafts and Design held an exhibition at Eiðistorg 15, 1st October-4th November 2019. October is breast cancer awareness month and on this occasion, an exhibition with only pink artworks was organized.
  • Four private exhibitions held in Eiðistorg 15, location of Crafts and Design office.

2018

  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 22nd-26th November 2018.
  • ENDLESS an exhibition of works made entirely from recycled material that would otherwise be discarded. Held in DUUS Museum, Reykjanesbær 30th August- 4th November 2018.
  • SHIFTed, an exhibition held in Aðalstræti 10 on DesignMarch 2018. SHIFTed was a continuation of the project SHIFT from 2017, a collaboration between Crafts and Design and the Scottish association Emergent.
  • BIRDS. Easter exhibition at Gunnarsstofnun, Skriðuklaustur. 25th March-22nd April 2018. Exhibition of various birds made of wood and ceramic.
  • Three private exhibitions held in Eiðistorg 15, new location of Crafts and Design office.

2017

  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 23rd-27th November 2017. 
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 4th-7th May 2017. 
  • FROM DUST YOU CAME..., an exhibition by Crafts and Design in cooperation with Skriðuklaustur, Centre of Culture and History. Held in Skriðuklaustur 8th April - 1st May 2017
  • SHIFT an exhibition and a project bringing together a diverse group of Scottish and Icelandic designers and makers. Exhibition in Galleri Grotta, Seltjarnarnes, 22nd March-22nd April 2017. SHIFT was a collaboration between Crafts and Design and the Scottish association Emergent.

2016

  • Small Christmas exhibition held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10, organized by  Crafts and Design.
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 3rd-7th November 2016. 
  • THE LAST SUPPER, a ceramic exhibition by Crafts and Design in cooperation with Skriðuklaustur, Centre of Culture and History. Held in Aðalstræti 10, Reykjavík.
  • Two private exhibitions held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10.

2015

  • Small Christmas exhibition held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10, organized by  Crafts and Design.
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 5th-9th November 2015. 
  • magic language///game of whispers. NNCA exhibition in Paris 9th-13th September 2015. Contemporary objects from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden at Revelations - Fine Craft and Creation Fair.
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 14th-18th May 2015. 
  • THE LAST SUPPER, a ceramic exhibition by Crafts and Design in cooperation with Skriðuklaustur, Centre of Culture and History. Held in Skriðuklaustur.
  • One private exhibition held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10.

2014

  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 6th-10th November 2014. 
  • 20th Anniversary Exhibition in Reykjavik City Hall 4.-8. Oct. 2014. Curator: Elísabet V. Ingvarsdóttir
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 15th-19th May 2014. 
  • BAGS. Exhibition of bags held in Kringlan shopping mall 26.03 - 09.04 2014.
  • Four private exhibitions held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10.

2013

  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 7th-11th and 13th-17 November 2013.
  • NET ON DRY LAND. An exhibition held in the Reykjavik Maritime Museum 2013
  • The spring Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 16th-20th May 2013
  • Seven private exhibitions held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10.

2012

  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 1st-5th November 2012
  • OUTSTANDING (Framúrskarandi) exhibition at Kringlan, shopping mall 20.03-10. 04 2012
  • The Crafts and Design Fair was held in Reykjavik City Hall from the 3th-7th May 2012.
  • Eight private exhibitions held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10.

2011

  • Arts and Crafts Fair in the Reykjavik City Hall 3. - 7. Nov. 2011. Participants were 63. 
  • Cultural Exchange Programme - India / Iceland 2010-2013. Artists from India and Iceland working together from 21.09 - 02.10 2011. Introduction of the project in Reykjavik City Hall 30th September 2011.
  • The exhibition GAMEWORKS (LeikVerk) in Gerðuberg was presented in collaboration with HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN. Curated by Anna Leoniak, an architect and designer. From 10 September until 6 November 2011.
  • In May 2011 Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN published a small brochure in English: “crafts and design in Iceland”. 
  • Eight private exhibitions held in the showroom „Á skörinni“ Aðalstræti 10.

2010

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 10 from 1. - 23. Dec. 2010. 
  • Arts and Crafts Fair in the Reykjavik City Hall 28. Oct. - 1. Nov. 2010. Participants were 58. 
  • In June 2010 Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN published a book: “crafts and design in Iceland”. In this book, 102 individuals and their work are presented. 
  • In May 2010 Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN published a small brochure in English: “crafts and design in Iceland”. 

2009

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 10 from 3. - 23. Dec. 2009. 
  • Arts and Crafts Fair in the Reykjavik City Hall 30. Oct. - 2. Nov. 2009. Participants were 56.
  • The traveling exhibition "EINU SINNI ER" was held in six different places around Iceland from April 2009 until January 2010. Artists and designers worked in pairs to create new work for the exhibition. Exhibition places:
      • Safnasafnið á Svalbarðsströnd 4. - 13. April 2009
      • Edinborgarhúsið, Ísafirði 22. July - 9. August 2009
      • Sláturhúsið, Egilsstöðum 15. - 30. August 2009
      • Safnahúsið, Sauðárkróki 18. - 28. September 2009
      • Listasafn Árnesinga 8. October - 6. December 2009
      • Norræna húsið, Reykjavík 12. December - 17. January 2010

2008

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 10 from 4. - 23. Dec. 2008. 
  • Arts and Crafts Fair in the Reykjavik City Hall 31. Oct. - 3. Nov. 2008. Participants were 54.
  • In June 2008 Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN published a book: “crafts and design in Iceland”. In this book, 102 individuals and their work are presented. 
  • Treelife, an exhibition of handmade wooden pieces, held in The Institute of Gunnar Gunnarsson, from 15 March to 13 April 2008.

2007

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 10 from 8. - 23. Dec. 2007. 
  • Arts and Crafts Fair in the Reykjavik City Hall 5.– 8. Oct. 2007. Participants were 59. 
  • HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN, a private non-profit institution was established in January 2007 to replace the project HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN / CRAFTS AND DESIGN, established in 1994.


2006

  • Arts and Crafts Fair in the Reykjavik City Hall 26 – 29 Oct. 2006. Click here and browse the list of the 60 exhibitors who took part.
  • Jewellery collars, an exhibition of jewellery collars made by the Norwegian artist Ingrid Larssen was held in Aðalstræti 12 from 16 Sept. till 1 Oct. 2006.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in July 2006. 
  • Summer Exhibition held in Aðalstræti 12 from 1 July to 27 August 2006. Click here to see snapshots from the exhibition.
  • In June 2006 Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN published a book: “crafts and design in Iceland”. In this book, 114 individuals and their work are presented. Click here and see the book in pdf.format.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in February 2006. 

2005

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 12 from 26 Nov till 20 Dec. 2005. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in February 2006. 
  • An exhibition of art and crafts made only of larch, liparite and of reindeer –skin, reindeer-horn and bone. These materials are mainly found in East of Iceland. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in October 2005. Click here and see published newsletters in pdf.format (only in Icelandic).
  • “Tales from a land”, the summer exhibition held in Aðalstræti 12 from 2 July to 4 Sept. 2005.
  • The Crafts Day, held 25 June 2005. The day celebrates the variety of Icelandic craft with open studios. Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN coordinates the program that gives opportunities to educate the interested visitors.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in March 2005. Click here and see published newsletters in pdf.format (only in Icelandic).
  • Furniture design and ceramic, exhibition of handmade dinner table and chairs by Pétur B. Lúthersson and exhibition of ceramic tableware designed by Kristín Sigfríður Garðarsdóttir. The exhibition took place in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík from 5 – 20 March 2005.
  • On the 26 February 2005 Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN held a seminar about Icelandic design and crafts – exhibitions abroad. Dr. Judy L. Larson Director of National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington and curator of the Nordic exhibition Nordic Cool: Hot Women Designers, was a special guest speaker at the seminar.

2004

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 12 from 27 Nov till 20 Dec. 2004. 
  • Textile exhibition – held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík 30 Oct. – 14 Nov.2004. Exhibitors were 16. 
  • Summer Exhibition 2004 held in Aðalstræti 12 from 3 July to 5 Sept. 2004. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in June 2004. 
  • Artists' Books, an exhibition of handmade books, held in Aðalstræti 12 from 20 May to 13 June 2004. 
  • CRAFTS AND DESIGN 1994 - 2004. an exhibition held to celebrate the 10 years anniversary of the project Crafts and Design. 27 March to 25 April 2004. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in October 2004. 
  • Presentation of handmade and unique wholesale products. Only for retailers, held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík, February 2004. Participants were 39.

2003

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 12 from 29 Nov till 21 Dec. 2003.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in November 2003. 
  • Bags, an exhibition of handmade bags, held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík 25 Oct. – 16 Nov. 2003.
  • Boxes, an exhibition of handmade boxes, held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík 20 Sept.. – 12 Oct. 2003. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in July 2003. 
  • Summer Exhibition 2003 held in Aðalstræti 12 from 15 June- 31 August 2003. 
  • Presentation of handmade and unique wholesale products. Only for retailers, held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík, February 2003. Participants were 30.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in February 2003. 

2002

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 12 from 2 - 22 Dec. 2002. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in September 2002. 
  • TRACES, exhibition held in Hafnarborg, The Hafnarfjörður Institute of Culture and Fine Art, from 9 to 25 November 2002 and also in Rundetårnet í Copenhagen 21 March to 25 April 2003. The exhibitors were 42.
  • Travelling exhibition 2002 - 2003, an exhibition made from five of the exhibitions of the year 2001. The exhibition was held around Iceland, in seven different places: Ísafjörður, Ólafsvík, Skriðuklaustur, Reykjanesbær, Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri and Höfn. The exhibitors were 23.
  • Snert hörpu mína… exhibition of handmade instruments held in Aðalstræti 12, from 8 - 20 May 2002. The exhibitors were 10.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in March 2002. 
  • Presentation of handmade and unique wholesale products. Only for retailers, held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík, February 2002. Participants were 41.


2001

  • Christmas exhibition “Something nice for everyone…” held in Aðalstræti 12 from 29 Nov. - 19Dec. 2001. 
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in November 2001. 
  • Lights Alive, exhibition held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík 13 October - 4 November 2001
  • ISLANDICA, exhibition held in Laugardalshöll, Reykjavík 7/9 - 9/9 2001. Exhibitors were 37.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in February 2001. 
  • Djásn og dýrðleg sjöl, exhibition held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík from 16/6 - 8/7 2001. The exhibitors were 31.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in April 2001. 
  • Borðleggjandi,exhibition held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík from 28/4 - 20/5 2001. The exhibitors were 6.
  • Tréleikur, exhibition held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík from 24/3 - 12/4 2001. The exhibitors were 15.
  • Presentation of handmade and unique wholesale products. Only for retailers, held in Aðalstræti 12, Reykjavík, February 2001. Participants were 41.
  • Crafts and Design / HANDVERK OG HÖNNUN’s newsletter published in February 2001.